I have been a Consultant Physician in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at the North Middlesex University and University College London NHS Trust Hospital since 1997. My clinical practice includes a full range of respiratory and sleep disorders. I have a special interest in sleep disorders, lung cancer and asthma.
I provide a sleep study service and manage a wide range of sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnoea and obesity hypoventilation syndrome. I have developed protocols for management of sleep disorders, provide specialist training in sleep medicine, run sleep medicine courses and have published extensively - including book chapters and book on Case histories in Sleep Medicine.
I have led busy lung cancer service since 1997 and supported a national lung cancer audit, clinical trials and published a book on Case histories in Lung Cancer. I have developed local NHS Trust guidelines for Ambulatory Management of Pulmonary Embolism.
I am an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians, Malta Medical School and St. Georges University School of Medicine, Grenada. He peer reviews original research articles and grant applications for MRC and NIHR, chairs scientific sessions at respiratory conference (APSR, ERS) and member of Peer review subcommittee of American Thoracic Society.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Himender Makker at Spire include:
MBBS / University of Delhi, India / 1982
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MD (General Medicine) / University of Delhi, India / 1985
Doctor of Medicine
MRCP / London / 1987
Royal College of Physicians London
DM / University of Southampton / 1994
Doctorate of Medicine
CCST / London / 1996
Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training
FRCP / Royal College of Physicians London / 2001
Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians
MBA / University of Hull / 2005
MSc / London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine / 2006
NICE Committee Member - Automated home testing devices for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (2023 - 2024)
Co-Vice Chairman & Member of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Ethics Committee, London (2003 - 2009)
Director of Research and Development North Middlesex University Hospital (2001 - 2005)
Clinical Lead - Sleep service and Lung Cancer Service