Dr. Shanthi Paramothayan is a Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Medicine at Epsom & St. Helier Hospitals, where she is also Director of Medical Education. She is Honorary Senior Lecturer at St. George's University of London, Foundation Training Programme Director and COPD Lead for the Trust.
Dr. Paramothayan is experienced in managing all Respiratory problems. She is a Bronchoscopist and trained to undertake and report sleep studies, thoracic ultrasound and pleural procedures. Her specialist interests include sarcoidosis, lung cancer, asthma, COPD, interstitial lung disease and obstructive sleep apnoea.
She completed her PhD at the University of Cambridge and her undergraduate medical degree at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, University of London. She qualified with Distinction and several prizes, trained at various London Hospitals, including the Royal Brompton, completing her Specialist training in 2001. She also has a Masters in Medical Law (LLM) and undertakes Medico-Legal work.
Dr. Paramothayan is committed to teaching and training undergraduates and postgraduates. She is an examiner for St. George's Medical School and the Royal College of Physicians. She has a Masters in Medical Education, is an Academic Associate for ASME, a member of the British Thoracic Society Education and Training Committee and a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority. She is actively involved in research and has several publications, including Systematic Reviews.