MBBS, MRCP (Respiratory Medicine) MD (Research) FRCP (London)
I am a Consultant Respiratory Physician working at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital with over seven years of experience. I am a specialist in General Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine.
Areas of expertise include Asthma, COPD, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Neuromuscular diseases related ventilatory failure including Motor Neurone Disease, Muscular Dystrophy.
I trained in East of England higher specialist training programme from 2008 till 2015 including Papworth Hospital in Cambridge with specialist training in Sleep disorders and Home Ventilation. This period included three years of research which resulted in a doctoral thesis titled "Assessments of inflammation in airways disease" and award of Doctor of Medicine, MD from University of East Anglia in 2015.
I have a vested interest in medical education both undergraduate and post graduate training of doctors to prepare physicians of the future. I am an examiner for MRCP clinical exam for Royal College of Physicians of London. I am the lead of Respiratory Medicine education for Norwich Medical School. I am also one of the Training Programme Directors of Internal Medicine Training for Health Education East of England overseeing early physician training for several hospitals in the region.
I am the current clinical lead for Sleep Medicine and Ventilatory support team at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Prasanna Sankaran at Spire include:
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Norwich Hospital.
MD / University of East Anglia / 2015
Doctor of Research
General Medical Council
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians London
Head of Respiratory Module Norwich Medical School
Deputy Director of Medical Education, NNUH
Training Programe Director (Joint) Internal Medicine Training, Health Education East of England
Sankaran P, Kamath AV, Tariq SM, Ruffell H, Smith AC, Prentice P, Subramanian DN, Musonda P, Myint PK. Are shock index and adjusted shock index useful in predicting mortality and length of stay in community-acquired pneumonia?. European Journal of Internal Medicine. 2011 Jun 1;22(3):282-5.
Consultant Respiratory Physician, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Hon Senior Lecturer Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia
I enjoy playing music in my spare time and regularly play Indian percussion and keyboards in concerts. I am also director of a local music band in East Anglia.