Dr Richard Booton

Respiratory Consultant


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Dr Booton was appointed Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician at The University of Manchester and North West Lung Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester in 2008 after accreditation in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine.

His clinical interests include all aspects of respiratory medicine including the clinical management of thoracic malignancies and the application of advanced endobronchial techniques.

He is Treasurer and founding member of the British Thoracic Oncology Group & member of the Council of Regents for the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.

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Additional information

Respiratory medicine
Chest medicine
Lung disease
Lung cancer
Respiratory pathology

All aspects of respiratory medicine, including airways disease (asthma, emphysema, bronchiectasis), interstitial lung disease/ pulmonary fibrosis, pleural diseases (effusions, pneumothorax, masses), thoracic malignancy, bronchial dysplasia and solitary pulmonary nodules, mediastinal lymphadenopathy, interventional bronchoscopy including endobronchial ultrasound and autofluorescence, chronic cough/ breathlessness unknown cause and respiratory physiology/ lung function testing

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians (UK)

British Thoracic Oncology Group/Americal College of Chest Physicians

International Association for Study of Lung Cancer

European Respiratory Society

European Association for Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology

Early detection of lung cancer
Molecular pathology of lung cancer

His research interests include the exploration of the molecular pathology of early stage lung cancer and its application to the early detection of disease. 

Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician, North West Lung Centre and University of Manchester

Telephone 01625 505412
Private secretary fax 01625 501800
Private secretary email info@spireregency.com