Dr Andrew Barlow
Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
Msc, MRCP, MBChB Hons, BSc Hons
Dr Andrew Barlow qualified from the University of Sheffield Medical School in 1996 with an Honours degree in Medicine after completing a three 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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Andrew Barlow at Spire include:
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Bushey Hospital.
Specialist Training Committee for Respiratory Medicine
Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, The Royal Brompton Hospital
Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Watford General Hospital