Dr Muhammed Raashed

Consultant Respiratory Physician


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I started my professional career as a consultant respiratory physician in November 1999 and took up a permanent consultant position at Airedale general hospital in November 2001. I brought in expertise in the areas of obstructive sleep apnoea, asthma and COPD and developed a sleep service in 2003.

I further developed my interest in investigation and management of lung cancer and became the lead for this in my Trust. I developed an interest in investigation and management of persistent cough, obesity, obesity hypoventilation syndrome and unexplained breathlessness.

I have a broad base of experience in all aspects of respiratory medicine including bronchiectasis, tuberculosis, interstitial lung disease, occupational lung disease such as occupational asthma and asbestosis. I have recently launched a service for diagnosis and management of sleep apnoea that doesn’t require clinic attendance and therefore has a wider geographical reach and advise on health and lifestyle choices and modifications that may lead to significant improvements in health.

I’m committed to delivering a high quality of service and patient care, and I am up to date with all aspects of respiratory medicine with evidence of regular appraisals and revalidation.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Muhammed Raashed at Spire include:

Respiratory medicine

Other treatments

Treatments for:

  • Sleep apnoea
  • Obesity hypoventilation
  • Persistent cough
  • Asthma
  • COPD and chest infections
  • Bronchiectasis and aspergillosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Unexplained breathlessness
  • Occupational lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Tuberculosis
  • Any other lung pathology

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Additional information

Respiratory medicine
Chest medicine
Lung disease
Lung cancer
Sleep disorders
Respiratory pathology

Clinical interests include obstructive sleep apnoea, obesity hypoventilation syndrome, persistent cough, unexplained breathlessness including asthma and COPD, investigation and management of abnormal chest X ray including lung cancer.

MBBS / Lahore, Pakistan / 1986
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCP / Royal College of Physicians, London / 1993
Membership, Royal College of Physicians London

USMLE / United States of America / 1994
United States Medical Licensing Examination

FRCP / Royal College of Physicians, London / 2006
Fellowship, Royal College of Physicians London

Professional memberships

British Thoracic Society

British Medical Association

Royal College of Physicians, London

European Respiratory Society

Professional leadership

Ex-lead for lung cancer services at Airedale General Hospital
Ex-clinical departmental lead
Ex-educational supervisor for junior doctors
Represented Trust in Yorkshire Cancer Network, Yorkshire Critical Care Research and National COPD collaborative

Consultant respiratory physician, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
Senior honorary lecturer, University of Leeds

I am keen in encouraging sensible health and lifestyle choices and always practice what I advise and encourage work- life balance. I am keen on outdoor activities that connects one with nature and have a strong built in sense of purpose and commitment in my life. I have played most sports and enjoy reading, reflecting and intellectual research and conversations.