Dr David Simcock: General (internal) medicine , Respiratory medicine
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Dr David Simcock

General (internal) medicine, Respiratory medicine

 

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About me

Dr Simcock is a consultant physician based at St Bartholemews hospital in London and sees over 200 patients each month with general respiratory problems (such as cough, breathlessness, pneumonia, asthma, COPD, lung cancer) and has a specialist expertise in sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnoea and is the lead clinician for bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) for the rapid diagnosis and staging of lung cancer. Dr Simcock is an elected member of the British Thoracic Society Specialist Advisory Group for sleep disorders.

Dr Simcock has presented his original research work worldwide and been the recipient of several national and international awards. His work is published in leading respiratory journals. Dr Simcock is involved in the selection and training of medical undergraduates and doctors in training. He is an invited reviewer of manuscripts for journal publication and book chapters.

Dr Simcock has a specialist interest in sleep disorders such as Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and works in the UK’s 3rd largest sleep unit at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. Dr Simcock has performed >2000 bronchoscopic procedures and set up the EBUS service at St Bartholomew’s Hospital for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer and investigating causes of enlarged lymph glands within the chest which includes conditions such as lymphoma, sarcoidosis and tuberculosis.

Areas of interest

Inflammatory lung diseases (asthma and COPD), sleep disorders; respiratory endoscopy, including Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) for the rapid diagnosis and staging of lung cancer and other diseases within the chest.

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Procedures completed

  • E5180

    Diagnostic bronchoscopy +/- biopsy - (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

  • E6310

    Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) for mediastinal masses - (1-5)

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