Dr Bernadette Coker: General (internal) medicine , Respiratory medicine
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Dr Bernadette Coker

General (internal) medicine, Respiratory medicine

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Specialises in

  • Sleep disorders

About me

MD, MSc, Dip Med Lead, Cert Med Ed (UCL), MRCP (UK)

Specialist in Respiratory Medicine
Sleep Medicine
Allergy
General Internal Medicine

Clinical interests
Assessment of breathlessness, chest pains and/or cough
Sleep studies
Treatments for Obstructive sleep Apnea Syndrome
Allergy Testing and treatments

Professional profile
Dr Coker has 16 years experience all treating patients with all medical and respiratory problems and has a particular interest in sleep disorders assessment. Dr Coker is an independent practitioner providing urgent medical care to acutely ill patients in Blackheath and London Bridge Hospitals. She is a lead physician in Acute Non Invasive Ventilation which improves survival of COPD patients. Dr Coker also developed a comprehensive Sleep Service for patients suffering from sleep disorders and has a particular expertise in treating patients suffering from Obstructive sleep apnea. Dr Coker also implements innovative treatments and techniques for patients with pleural effusions. She is a champion of patients safety and delivers high quality of care which she has been awarded a Clinical Excellence Award in 2012. she established allergy clinics with innovative testing techniques and treatments.

Dr Coker is an accomplished medical teacher and trainer. She established a number of national courses for doctors, which more information can be found on www.fordoctorsbydoctors.co.uk. She is promoting and leading on simulation training for doctors to improve patients safety and outcomes. Dr Coker is is recognised as an Excellent Clinical Supervisor and she is ACCS Faculty member in London Deanery assessing and recruiting doctors in training.

Dr Coker sees all general medical and respiratory patients but has a special interest in the assessments of sleep problems, breathlessness, chest pains, cough and allergy testing. She works in partnership with London Sleep Centre at Harley Street.

Areas of interest

Allergy; Asthma; Eczema, Cancer; COPD;
Cough management ; Lung fibrosis; Sarcoidosis; Sleep disorders; OSA; Asbestosis and Occupational lung diseases.

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