Dr Syed Husain

Respiratory Consultant

FRCP (Glasgow), FCCP USA


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I have specialist experience in sleep medicine, NIV, ILD, asbestosis, pleura effusion and medical thoracoscopy, interventional bronchoscopy-cryotherapy/TBNA lymph node biopsy.

I trained in the Oxford region and the South West rotation CCST 2005. I gained out-of-programme experience at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London in interventional bronchoscopy in 2003 to 2004. I completed a fellowship in Lille, France for interventional bronchoscopy and medical thoracoscopy in 2005. I was the locum chest consultant at the Royal London and the London Chest Hospital from 2005 to 2006 and have been the consultant general and respiratory physician in Maidstone Hospital since 2006. In 2008, I also completed a fellowship at the Royal College of Physicians and American College of Chest Physicians.

I have experience in research, papers and publications on COPD, endobronchial stents, ventilator associated pneumonia's.

I have a strong background in education, as Training Programme Director in Respiratory Medicine in KSS Deanery (2013-2017) and I currently serve as course director for a range of courses from EBUS, Interventional and bronchoscopy and thoracic ultrasound run by the Maidstone Academic Centre. I am an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King's College, London. I have published numerous papers in peer-reviewed international journals on asthma, COPD, interventional bronchoscopy, EBUS, and endobronchial stenting.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Syed Husain at Spire include:

Respiratory medicine

Other treatments

  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Bronchopneumonia
  • Chronic cough
  • COPD/Emphysema
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Interventional bronchoscopy 
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung disease
  • Lung fibrosis and sarcoidosis 
  • Plural effusion
  • Respiratory pathology
  • Thoracic ultrasound
  • Unexplained breathlessness 
  • Unexplained protracted cough

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Allergy
Asthma
Chest medicine
Lung cancer
Lung disease
Respiratory medicine

Qualification and professional memberships

Current NHS posts

Consultant General and Respiratory Physician, Maidstone Hospital, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Personal profile

I like to keep fit, and I enjoy going to the gym, swimming, playing squash and cricket. 

Contact information

Telephone 01634 662 822 / 845
Website https://www.drsyedarshadhusain.com/
Private secretary Lisa Aspell
Private secretary telephone 01634 560747
Private secretary email lma-medsec@protonmail.com