Dr James Ramsay

Respiratory Consultant


Specialises in

I provide a comprehensive respiratory outpatient practice at Spire Harpenden Hospital. I have access to excellent diagnostic facilities including a full repertoire of imaging and detail physiological studies including full lung function and sleep studies. I am thorough, have high clinical standards and respond to all requests on an urgent basis.

I trained in Leeds at the internationally renowned St James's teaching hospital. I successfully completed higher training in both respiratory and general internal medicine and completed sub-specialty training in lung cancer, airways disease, intestinal lung disease, pulmonary infection including tuberculosis and bronchiectasis, sleep medicine, ventilation, cough and pulmonary vascular disease.

My NHS practice is based at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital where I look after in-patients and carry out fiberoptic bronchoscopy. I am the lead for lung cancer and mesothelioma and work closely with primary care, bridging the boundary between primary and secondary care. My reputation is such that my expertise is regularly drawn upon for the purpose of training. I have access to interventional thoracic radiology services, thoracic surgery and oncology.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr James Ramsay at Spire include:

Get in touch

Important information about COVID-19 tests

COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Harpenden Hospital.


Marketing Information

Spire would like to provide you with marketing information about products and services offered by Spire and by selected third-party partners. If you do not consent for us to process your personal data for marketing activities, we will still be able to contact you about your enquiry.

We may contact you by email, SMS or phone about your enquiry. If we try to contact you by phone (mobile and/or landline) and you are not available, we may leave you a voicemail message. We may also use your details to contact you about patient surveys we use for improving our service or monitoring outcomes, which are not a form of marketing.

Submit my enquiry

Additional information

Chest medicine
Lung cancer
Lung disease

Lung cancer, cough, airways disease including asthma and COPD, pleural disease, intestinal lung disease

Consultant Physician, Luton and Dunstable NHS Foundation Trust

Away from medicine my interests include travel, food, art, design and fashion.

Telephone 0800 585 112
Private secretary Beverley Gardner
Private secretary telephone 01582 497 236
Private secretary email beverley.gardner@ldh.nhs.uk