Consultant Profile

Dr David Honeybourne

Dr David Honeybourne MD, MSc, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Parkway Hospital
  • Respiratory Medicine
    • Asthma
    • Lung disease
Special clinical interests:

Respiratory infections including bronchiectasis (including cystic fibrosis) and pneumonia.

Research interests:

Pharmacokinetics of antibiotics.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Honorary Consultant Physician at Heartlands Hospital Birmingham
Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine at Birmingham Medical School
Honorary Reader in Biological Sciences and Medicine at Warwick University

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) of London
Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
Chief examiner for MRCP PACES exam at Royal College of Physicians
Recent visiting International Fellow Nigeria on behalf of the RCP  

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0845 850 1451
Private secretary:
Ms Nabeela Saeed
Private secretary telephone number:
0121 446 1670
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Wednesday afternoons
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Honeybourne has very extensive experience having been a consultant physician in Birmingham since 1985. He worked at City Hospital, Dudley Road until 1998 then moved across the city to Heartlands Hospital. At Heartlands he has helped to develop the West Midlands Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre. This included many charity events which he helped to organise and which raised £1.75 million. 

He has developed a strong NHS practice working at Heartlands, Good Hope Hospital and Birmingham Chest Clinic. He was, until recently, Clinical Director for respiratory medicine over a 6 year period and managed major changes and improvements in the service including many at Solihull Hospital. He has a strong interest in medical education and continues that interest at the Royal College of Physicians in London. 

Dr Honeybourne has had a national profile in respiratory medicine holding several posts and chairing committees for the British Thoracic Society. He also has an active interest in medico-legal work.

Personal profile:

Dr Honeybourne lives in Solihull and has two grown up daughters. His hobbies include beekeeping and he is a member of both the Solihull and Warwickshire Beekeepers Associations. His preferred sport is golf and he plays regularly at Olton Golf Club.

He also continues with charity work and has until recently written a monthly medical article in the Solihull Times. He is a trustee of a cystic fibrosis charity.

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Dr David Honeybourne

Dr David Honeybourne Respiratory Medicine Consultant, Solihull, West Midlands, private hospital specialist.

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