Dr Ravi Mahadeva
Consultant Respiratory Physician
MBBS, MD, MA, FRCP
I have been a consultant for over 15 years specialising in general respiratory illness. I have a national and international reputation and have held and currently hold several leadership positions such as Speciality Lead, Regional Sepcialist Respiratory Lead have a particular interest in diagnosis of unexplained cough, breathlessness and wheeze, asthma, COPD and bronchiectasis. I receive many referrals as second opinions from GP’s and other physicians.
I was Clinical director of respiratory medicine until November 2012 when I stepped down to concentrate on clinical and research work. I have previously served on national committees (eg the British Thoracic Society Standards of Care committee and CCRN). I have a national and international reputation in the treatment and research into mechanisms and novel treatments for lung diseases. I have a special interest in COPD and the rare genetic form of emphysema due to alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. I run a busy respiratory clinic for general respiratory complaints and conditions.
Specialty Lead Regional Senate Lead for Specialised Respiratory Clinical Reference Group within this lead for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and Lung volume reduction
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBBS / London / 1988
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MD / London / 1999
Doctor of Medicine
MA / Cambridge / 2005
Master of Arts
FRCP / London / 2005
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Consultant Respiratory Physician, Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Addenbrooke's Hospital. Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge.
I am an enthusiastic gardener and keen on a variety of sports such as rugby, golf and tennis. More recently I have taken up sketching and have been told that I am improving.