Dr Devikumar Acharya

Dr Devikumar Acharya

Consultant Respiratory Physician

Practising at

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Devikumar Acharya at Spire include:

Respiratory medicine

Other treatments

Lung tumours, obstructive sleep apnoea, pleural diseases, persistent cough, unexplained breathlessness, recurrent respiratory infections, type 2 respiratory failure.

Dr Acharya is able to arrange the following tests for his patients:

Spirometry, full lung function test, exhaled Nitric Oxide test, day case fibre-optic bronchoscopy and endobronchial lung biopsy, day case fibre-optic bronchoscopy and transbronchial lung biopsy, under  x-ray mobile image intensification. CT chest, abdomen and pelvis scans, CT guided lung biopsy (done by Consultant Radiologist), US guided pleural aspiration (done by Consultant Radiologist), Pleural biopsy using Abrams needle, nocturnal cardio-respiratory assessment for sleep disordered breathing (suspected obstructive sleep apnoea), nocturnal CPAP titration, nocturnal bi-level CPAP titration (type 2 respiratory failure).

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Professional profile

I trained in respiratory medicine at teaching hospitals in the South Thames region: St Thomas; Guy's and Kings College Hospital, London. I also trained at a specialist tertiary referral cardio-thoracic hospital: Papworth in Cambridge and have retained links with these centres of excellence.

Clinical Interests

Sleep disorders
Chest medicine

Private contact details

Telephone Insured - 01293 778 919; Self funding - 01293 778 906
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Respiratory Physician, Surrey and Sussex NHS Healthcare Trust

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