Dr Ravi Mahadeva

Consultant Respiratory Physician

Practising at

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ravi Mahadeva at Spire include:

Other treatments

Out patient assement of respiratory symptoms such as cough, breathlessness, wheeze, shortness of breath and second opinions on a wide range of respiratory diseases such as asthma, COPD, bronchiectasis

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Professional profile

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. Including 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 (e.g. 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

Private contact details

Telephone 01223 266990
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Qualification and professional memberships

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

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Respiratory Physician, Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Addenbrooke's Hospital. Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge.

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Personal Profile

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.

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