Dr Devikumar Acharya

Dr Devikumar Acharya

Consultant Respiratory Physician


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

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
  • Persistent cough
  • Pleural diseases
  • Recurrent respiratory infections
  • Type 2 respiratory failure
  • Unexplained breathlessness

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

  • Abdomen and pelvis scans
  • CT chest
  • CT guided lung biopsy (done by Consultant Radiologist)
  • Day case fibre-optic bronchoscopy and endobronchial lung biopsy
  • Day case fibre-optic bronchoscopy and transbronchial lung biopsy
  • Exhaled Nitric Oxide test
  • Full lung function test
  • Nocturnal bi-level CPAP titration (type 2 respiratory failure)
  • Nocturnal cardio-respiratory assessment for sleep disordered breathing (suspected obstructive sleep apnoea)
  • Nocturnal CPAP titration
  • Pleural biopsy using Abrams needle
  • Spirometry
  • Under X-ray mobile image intensification
  • US guided pleural aspiration (done by Consultant Radiologist)

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Additional information

Chest medicine
Sleep disorders

Consultant Respiratory Physician, Surrey and Sussex NHS Healthcare Trust.