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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Shanthi Paramothayan at Spire include:
I have been a Consultant Physician in respiratory and general medicine since 2001. I am currently working at Medway NHS Foundation Trust. Prior to that, I was a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust for 14 years where I was, at different times, the Lead for Sleep Services, Lead for COPD and Lead for Lung Cancer. I was also the Foundation Training Programme Director (2010-2012), Director of Medical Education (2012-2015) and the Associate Medical Director for Education (2015-2016). I was an Associate Quality Dean for Health Education England from 2017 - 2018.
I am experienced in managing all respiratory problems. I am a bronchoscopist and trained to undertake and report sleep studies, thoracic ultrasound and pleural procedures. My specialist interests include sarcoidosis, lung cancer, asthma, COPD, interstitial lung disease and obstructive sleep apnoea.
I completed my PhD at the University of Cambridge and my undergraduate medical degree at St Bartholomew's Hospital, University of London. I qualified with distinction and several prizes, and trained at various London Hospitals, including the Royal Brompton, completing my specialist training in 2001. I also have a masters in medical law (LLM) and undertake medico-legal work.
I am committed to teaching and training undergraduates and postgraduates. I was an Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s Medical School from 2005-2018 and participated in the MBBS examinations. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and a PACES examiner. I have a masters in medical education, am a member of the Association of Medical Educators (ASMEE) and an elected Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. I have several publications, including systematic reviews. I was commissioned to write a textbook by Wiley-Blackwells entitled “Essential Respiratory Medicine” which was published in December 2018. This textbook is aimed at medical students, junior doctors, non-respiratory specialists, general practitioners, nurse specialists and allied health professionals.
Epsom and St Helier Hospitals.
Director of Medical Education, St Helier University Hospital.
Honorary Senior Lecturer St George’s University of London.Back to top
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