Dr Rajesh Banka

Consultant Repiratory Physician


Specialises in

I am a Consultant Respiratory Physician with a special interest in sleep disordered breathing (obstructive sleep apnoea), and I'm the clinical lead at King George Hospital for COPD and pulmonary rehabilitation.My research interests include pleural diseases, lung cancer and tuberculosis, multi-drug resistant TB, sleep disordered breathing and COPD. I was awarded MD by Bombay university for a dissertation on 'Multiple drug-resistant tuberculosis'.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Rajesh Banka at Spire include:

Respiratory medicine

Other treatments

• General medicine: Lung disease
• Respiratory Medicine: Asthma, Chest Medicine, Lung disease

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Lung cancer
General medicine
Respiratory medicine
Sleep disorders

Special Clinical Interests: Obstructed sleep apnoea, tuberculosis.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians, London

British Thoracic Society

British Medical Association

General Medical Council

Current NHS posts

Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust

Personal profile

I'm an avid cricket fan and also enjoy reading and travelling. My wife is a GP in Brentwood - we have an 8 year old daughter and a 5 year old son.

Contact information

Telephone 020 8709 7817