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Dr Andrew Barlow

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
Msc, MRCP, MBChB Hons, BSc Hons

Practising at

Spire Bushey Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Andrew Barlow at Spire include:

Respiratory medicine

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Professional profile

Dr Andrew Barlow qualified from the University of Sheffield Medical School in 1996 with an Honours degree in Medicine after completing a 3 year BSc Hons degree in Pharmacology at Manchester University. In 2005 he was awarded a Masters (in Respiratory Medicine) from Imperial College London. Dr Barlow’s NHS practice is based at Watford General Hospital (Respiratory and General Internal Medicine) and The Royal Brompton Hospital (Allergy: food/drugs/insect stings/angio-oedema and urticaria). He is the Lead Clinician for Lung Cancer, Oxygen Therapy and Respiratory Medicine at Watford. He is also an Advanced Life Support Instructor and a post-graduate lecturer for PasTesT (MRCP part 2 clinical courses).

Dr Barlow has a special interest in asthma, airways disease, chronic cough, respiratory infection, allergy, sleep medicine and lung cancer. A full range of diagnostic and treatment services are offered for all these conditions at Spire Bushey Hospital, including new diagnostic tests for lung cancer (bronchoscopy with trans-bronchial node aspiration), bed-side lung function tests and skin prick testing for common inhaled aero-allergens. In more difficult cases, his links with the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals allow access to specialist radiology and diagnostic sleep services.


Clinical Interests


Respiratory allergy, Asthma & airways disease, Lung cancer (including interventional diagnostic techniques: transbronchial needle aspiration)

Private contact details

Telephone 07511 640449
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

American Thoracic Society
European Respiratory Society
British Thoracic Society
Specialist Training Committee for Respiratory Medicine

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Current NHS posts

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, The Royal Brompton Hospital

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Watford General Hospital

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Personal Profile

I enjoy golf, skiing, mountain biking, and hill walking.

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