Consultant Profile

Dr Sarah Doffman

Dr Sarah Doffman MB ChB FRCP
Practicing at:
The Montefiore Hospital
  • Respiratory Medicine
    • Lung Cancer
Special clinical interests:
  • Lung cancer
  • Respiratory infections (including TB, bronchiectasis, immunocompromised infections (HIV-related, haemato-oncology associated respiratory disease)
  • Airways disease
  • General medical conditions
Research interests:
  • Lung cancer
  • Respiratory infectious diseases including infections in immunocompromised patients
  • COPD
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Member of the Tuberculosis Specialist Advisory Group of the British Thoracic Society
Chair of the Sussex Cancer Network Lung Tumour Group
Local lead of the Surrey and Sussex Comprehensive Local Research Network, National Institute for Health Research
Member of the British Thoracic Society
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London
Member of the British Medical Association

Background Information 
Professional profile:

Having trained in London, Dr Sarah Doffman carried out research into the early diagnosis of invasive fungal pneumonia at St Bartholomew’s and Queen Mary, University of London and worked at the Royal Free Hospital, University College Hospital and Barts and the London Hospitals.

Her specialist interests include lung cancer, tuberculosis and respiratory disease in the immune-compromised host (HIV infection/post-chemotherapy or transplant).

Dr Doffman leads for TB and lung cancer in the Trust and is Chair of the Sussex Cancer Network Lung Tumour Group. She has led two large projects funded by the Department of Health with National Cancer Survivorship Initiative into improving pathways of care and wellbeing in patients living with lung cancer.

She is also a member of the Specialist Advisory Group of the British Thoracic Society for Tuberculosis and the Multi-Drug Resistant Advisory Network, involved in national policy and education.

Dr Sarah Doffman leads the Surrey and Sussex Specialist Respiratory Group Research Network (National Institute for Health Research) improving uptake to clinical trials in respiratory disease across the region. She is lead investigator of a number of trials at BSUH NHS Trust including a study of lung disease in HIV and a large multicentre trial in lung cancer diagnosis.

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Dr Sarah Doffman

Dr Sarah Doffman Respiratory Medicine Consultant, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, private hospital specialist.

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