Professor Michael Steiner

Professor Michael Steiner

Consultant Respiratory Physician


Specialises in

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • COPD
  • Breathlessness and cough
  • Sleep apnoea and sleep breathing problems

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I am Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Leicester and honorary consultant at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. I am also honorary clinical professor at Loughborough University. 

With more than 30 years of working in a clinical setting and 20 years as a consultant in respiratory medicine, I have a wide-ranging knowledge and experience of the assessment and care of patients with a range of lung conditions.

I consult on respiratory conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), asthma, bronchiectasis, interstitial lung disease. I have expertise in the assessment, evaluation and treatment of respiratory symptoms such as breathlessness and cough. I also have expertise in the management of sleep breathing problems such as sleep apnoea and snoring.

I provide care for people being assessed for lung volume reduction therapies for emphysema and home ventilation for a variety of conditions including neuromuscular and thoracic cage disorders.

With other colleagues I lead the specialist home ventilation, lung volume reduction and complex COPD services at Glenfield Hospital.

I have research interests in the management of COPD, pulmonary rehabilitation and nutrition in chronic respiratory disease.

I am a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a member of the British and Americal 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

  • Assessment of chest problems post-COVID
  • Assessment of respiratory problems such as breathing difficulties and cough
  • Management of respiratory diseases including Bronchiectasis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Lung fibrosis

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Additional information

Respiratory medicine
Sleep disorders

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

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.

University Hospitals of Leicester