Dr Devikumar Acharya

Consultant Respiratory Physician

MB BS MD FRCP


Specialises in

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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Important information about Covid-19 tests

Spire Gatwick Park 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.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Asthma
Chest medicine
Sleep disorders

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians

Current NHS posts

Consultant Respiratory Physician, Surrey and Sussex NHS Healthcare Trust.