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Dr Tim Chapman

Dr Tim Chapman

Consultant Respiratory Physician
MBBS, MSc, FRCP

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Tim Chapman at Spire include:

Respiratory medicine

Other treatments

Lung Function Test, Endobronchial Ultrasound, Sleep Studies, Skin Prick Testing

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Professional profile

I am a consultant respiratory physician practicing at Spire Harpenden since 2012. I provide NHS service at the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital in Bedfordshire.

I was awarded a prized 'Darzi Fellowship' in thoracic oncology and medical leadership while at the Royal Marsden hospital. This included managerial training from the University of Leeds as well as education and oncology experience under the supervision of Dr Sanjay Popat in the modern investigation and treatment of lung cancer.

I completed a Masters degree with distinction (MSc) in Allergy from Imperial College, London, undertaken whilst at The Royal Brompton hospital, specialising in chronic cough, asthma and allergy. I have multiple research papers published in international journals and have presented my work at national and international conferences.

I completed a Masters degree with distinction (MSc) in Allergy from Imperial College, London, undertaken whilst at The Royal Brompton hospital, specialising in chronic cough, asthma and allergy. I have multiple research papers published in international journals and have presented my work at national and international conferences.

As well as being a consultant respiratory physician, I am also the Clinical Director of Acute Medicine, lead consultant for Airways disease and Pleural disease, and a lead consultant for lung cancer at the Luton and Dunstable University hospital. These roles involve many aspects of service improvement, training and development. I am also part of the educational faculty, training junior doctors and medical students from University College London. I am also the primary investigator for several respiratory studies at the hospital.


Clinical Interests

Asthma
Allergy
Chest medicine
Lung cancer
Lung disease
Sleep disorders

I have a special interest in asthma, allergy (including hay fever) and airways disease, but also treat all aspects of respiratory medicine including; cough, interstitial lung disease, sleep apnoea, respiratory infection, bronchiectasis, pulmonary vascular disease and COPD. I am skilled in advanced diagnostic techniques including endobronchial ultrasound.

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / London / 1998
University of London

MRCP / London / 2007
Royal College of Physicians

MSc / London / 2012
Imperial College

FRCP / London / 2017
Royal College of Physicians


Professional memberships

Member of Royal College of Physicians
Member of British Thoracic Society
British Medical Association
General Medical Council
Medical and Dental Defence Society


Professional leadership

Clinical Director of Acute Medicine at the London and Dunstable University Hospital
Leading consultant for Airways disease and Pleural disease

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Current NHS posts

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

Dr Chapman's private life mainly revolves around his young family but does occasionally get to satisfy his interest in rugby (nowadays mostly through coaching the junior team) and winter sports. He has recently tried to train his dog to an acceptable standard but not with much success.

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Private contact details

Telephone 07809413902
Email 07809413902
Website https://www.hertfordshirechest.com/
Private secretary Leah Davis
Private secretary telephone 01582 718 422
Private secretary fax 01582 497 237
Private secretary email leah.davis@ldh.nhs.uk