Professor Michael Steiner

Consultant Respiratory Physician


Specialises in

  • Chronic respiratory disease management
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Exercise and training physiology
  • Nutritional support in COPD

I am a Respiratory Physician Consultant at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester and Honorary Professor at the University of Leicester and Loughborough University. I graduated in medicine from Middlesex and UCH medical school in 1990. I undertook specialist training in respiratory medicine in North Trent and was appointed as a consultant at Glenfield in 2003.

I provide acute and outpatient specialist care for patients with a wide range of respiratory conditions in Leicestershire. My sub-specialty interests include COPD, pulmonary rehabilitation, lung volume reduction therapies and disorders of sleep and ventilation.

My research interests focus on chronic respiratory disease management, pulmonary rehabilitation, skeletal muscle dysfunction, exercise and training physiology and nutritional support in COPD and other chronic respiratory diseases.

I am clinical lead for the pulmonary rehabilitation component of the National COPD Audit (delivered by the Royal College of Physicians) and a member of the National Audit Steering Board.

I am a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a member of the British and American Thoracic Societies and the European Respiratory Society.


General Medical Council Number: C3454640

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Michael Steiner at Spire include:

Respiratory medicine

Other treatments

  • Chronic respiratory disease management
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Skeletal muscle dysfunction
  • Exercise and training physiology
  • Nutritional support in COPD
  • Other chronic respiratory diseases

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Respiratory medicine
Sleep disorders

Qualification and professional memberships

BSc / UK / 1987
Bachelor of Science

MBBS / University of London, UK / 1990
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCP / London, UK / 1993
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians

MD / University of Leicester, UK / 2003
Doctor of Medicine

FRCP / London, UK / 2007
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians

British Thoracic Society

European Respiratory Society

American Thoracic Society

Professional leadership

Co-academic leadership of the Leicester Centre for Exercise and Rehabilitation Science at Glenfield Hospital
Clinical lead for the HQIP commissioned national Pulmonary Rehabilitation audit
Clinical lead for the Long term conditions workstream of the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Better Care Together Programme

Current NHS posts

University Hospitals of Leicester