Consultant Profile

Dr Richard Booton

Dr Richard Booton MB ChB MRCP PhD
Practicing at:
Spire Regency Hospital, Cheshire
  • Respiratory Medicine
    • Chest Medicine
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung disease
    • Respiratory pathology
Special clinical interests:

All aspects of respiratory medicine, including airways disease (asthma, emphysema, bronchiectasis), interstitial lung disease/ pulmonary fibrosis, pleural diseases (effusions, pneumothorax, masses), thoracic malignancy, bronchial dysplasia and solitary pulmonary nodules, mediastinal lymphadenopathy, interventional bronchoscopy including endobronchial ultrasound and autofluorescence, chronic cough/ breathlessness unknown cause and respiratory physiology/ lung function testing

Research interests:

Early detection of lung cancer
Molecular pathology of lung cancer

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician, North West Lung Centre and University of Manchester

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

Royal College of Physicians (UK)
British Thoracic Oncology Group/Americal College of Chest Physicians
International Association for Study of Lung Cancer
European Respiratory Society
European Association for Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01625 505406/505412
Private secretary email address:
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Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Booton was appointed Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician at The University of Manchester and North West Lung Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester in 2008 after accreditation in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine. His clinical interests include all aspects of respiratory medicine including the clinical management of thoracic malignancies and the application of advanced endobronchial techniques. His research interests include the exploration of the molecular pathology of early stage lung cancer and its application to the early detection of disease. He is Treasurer and founding member of the British Thoracic Oncology Group & member of the Council of Regents for the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.

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Dr Richard Booton

Respiratory, airways disease, chronic cough, bronchoscopy, lung disease, thoracic oncology, North West England, Cheshire, Spire Regency Hospital

For more information, please ring 01625 505412/505406

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