Dr Donald Noble

Dr Donald Noble

Consultant Respiratory Physician


Specialises in

  • Respiratory medicine

I have extensive experience in all areas of Respiratory Medicine with subspecialist expertise in airway diseases, including asthma, COPD, chronic cough and bronchiectasis. In my Respiratory practice I offer a patient-centred approach to investigation and treatment or all respiratory complaints. 

I graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1999 and then completed my postgraduate training in South East Scotland. Since 2009, I have been a Consultant Physician at St John’s Hospital in NHS Lothian, where I am the Clinical Lead for Respiratory Medicine.

I am actively involved in post-graduate medical education and have held leadership roles related to this including Associate Director of Medical Education and Foundation Programme Director. My Medical Doctorate covered research relating to biomarkers of airway inflammation in asthma and was awarded in 2008 from the University of Edinburgh. 


General Medical Council Number: C4610920

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Donald Noble at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • All areas of respiratory medicine

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Additional information

Respiratory medicine
Chest medicine
Lung cancer
Lung disease
Respiratory pathology

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Member of the British Thoracic Society

Member of the European Respiratory Society

Member of the British Medical Association

St John’s Hospital, NHS Lothian

Private secretary Ms Doreen Buchan
Private secretary telephone 07538 525 588
Private secretary email doreen@fifemedicalsecretarial.onmicrosoft.com