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Susannah Bloch is an acute respiratory physician working at St Mary’s, Imperial College’s busy acute hospital. She is the site lead for Non-Invasive ventilation and supervises and runs the medical HDU. She is part of the acute on call consultant rota and looks after general and respiratory inpatients. She also leads the tracheostomy ward round and manages inpatient tracheostomy weaning off ICU. Her experience includes management of obesity hypoventilation and obstructive sleep apnoea with NIV and CPAP.
She is part of the core lung cancer team and does weekly lung cancer MDTs and clinics. She also does a general respiratory clinic diagnosing and treating all general respiratory diseases.
Susannah trained at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College School of Medicine in London and since qualifying has also gained both an MSc in respiratory medicine and a research PhD in the field of post critical illness muscle wasting.
Areas of interest
Acute respiratory and HDU medicine;General medicine;All general respiratory problems;Diagnostic bronchoscopy;Lung function reporting;Acute and Chronic respiratory failure;Non-invasive ventilation and CPAP (including treatment of OSA and OHV);Post-operative management of medical (especially respiratory) problems;Lung cancer diagnosis and guiding MDT management;Tracheostomy and post ICU care and weaning;Pre-operative optimisation of respiratory patients
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) for mediastinal masses - (1-5)
Diagnostic bronchoscopy +/- biopsy - (1-5)