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Dr Jeremy George was appointed consultant in respiratory medicine at UCL Hospitals in 1996. His main subspecialty interests are in interventional bronchoscopy (laser resection, photodynamic therapy, airway stenting and endobronchial radiotherapy) and lung cancer.
He established a programme for the early detection of lung cancer over 10 years ago, maintaining surveillance with fluorescence bronchoscopy and low dose spiral chest CT in patients believed to be at high risk. He is now a principal investigator for the CRUK funded trial evaluating lung cancer screening and surveillance in a high risk group (lung-SEARCH trial).
In collaboration with Mr Guri Sandhu at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, he is developing and refining techniques for treating complex strictures of the upper airways. He is the clinical lead for the newly formed multidisciplinary airway group.
Areas of interest
Respiratory medicine, lung cancer, fluorescence bronchoscopy.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant General and Respiratory Medicine Physician - University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Respiratory Medicine, diagnosis and staging of lung cancer, fluorescence bronchoscopy. palliative care for cancer obstructing the major airways
The Irish Times 15 Jan 2017
The Daily Mail 11 Apr 2011
Killing Cancer - Treatment with Photodynamic Therapy
- MB BS Medicine st Thomas's Hospital Medicine 1979
- MA - Zoology University of Oxford 1973
Reference number 2506261
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Consultant General and Respiratory Medicine The London Clinic 2001
Affiliations / memberships
MA MSc MD FRCP
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