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I graduated from St. George's, University of London with distinction. I undertook postgraduate training in both respiratory and intensive care medicine in London and was awarded a PhD in molecular microbiology from Imperial College in 2003.
I have been a consultant chest physician since 2004. I have a broad experience in all aspects of respiratory and general internal medicine.
I have developed medical high dependency, sleep services, endobronchial ultrasound, bedside pleural ultrasound and outpatient insertion of indwelling pleural catheters.
I was awarded the MBE in the New Year’s Honours 2021 for services to the NHS during Covid-19.
Areas of interest
Lung disease; Respiratory disorders; Tuberculosis; Pulmonary infections; Bronchiectasis; Lung cancer; Sleep disorders / apnoea; Cough; Breathlessness; Diagnostic bronchoscopy; Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS); Thoracic ultrasound; Indwelling pleural catheter (IPC) insertion.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Chest Physician / Medical Director,
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Camberley, Surrey GU16 7UJ.
Clinical aspects of respiratory medicine; tuberculosis; lung cancer management; pulmonary infection; cystic fibrosis.
MB BS degree awarded with Distinction (1991).
Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship in Microbiology (1998-2002).
Clinical Excellence Awards: Level 9.
MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) New Year Honours 2021.
Multiple. See Pubmed "Ho TB"
Courses offered to GPs
On request. All aspects of general respiratory medicine.
- MB BS (Distinction) University of London 1991
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians of London 2007
- MRCP(UK) Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom 1994
- DIC Imperial College 2003
- PhD Imperial College 2003
- SFFMLM (Founding Senior Fellow) Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management 2018
Reference number 3484232
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST in Respiratory and General internal medicine, 2003
Affiliations / memberships
British Thoracic Society
European Respiratory Society
American Thoracic Society
Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management