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Professor Michael Polkey

Royal Brompton Hospital

General (internal) medicine, Respiratory medicine

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2020

About me

Dr Polkey is a chest physician with 20 years of consultant levevl experience. His NHS base is the Royal Brompton Hospital in London where he serves on the lung failure team. The Royal Brompton Hospital is a National centre of excellence for patients with lung disease in the UK. He is expert with all aspects of advanced lung disease which result in respiratory failure. He is particularly expert in weaning from invasive mechanical ventilation, the management of chronic respiratory failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and respiratory aspects of neurological disease such as ALS.

He spends 20% of his time subcontracted to NHS Highland where he practices general respiratory medicine in Lochaber and the Isle of Skye

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General respiratory Medicine

Respiratory failure, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); non-invasive ventilation, weaning from mechanical ventilation and respiratory aspects of neurological disease

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