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Dr Dipak Mukherjee is a consultant respiratory physician at Spire Hartswood Private Hospital and Nuffield Private Hospital in Brentwood, Essex, offering private respiratory medical care.
Dr Mukherjee sees patients with a wide range of problems involving the respiratory system - ranging from chest infections, tumours, asthma, COPD/ emphysema, interstitial lung disease, tuberculosis and pleural effusion.
Dr Mukherjee offers bronchoscopy, EBUS,thoracoscopy, endobronchial cryotherapy& chest drains.
Areas of interest
Lung disease; General Respiratory conditions; Chronic Cough; Breathlessness; Asthma; Tuberculosis; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Lung cancer; Interventional bronchoscopy; EBUS(Endobronchial ultrasound); Medical thoracoscopy; Pleural disease; Endobronchial Cryotherapy;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Dr Mukherjee has been working at Basildon University Hospital as a consultant chest physician since 2001.
In his NHS work, Dr Mukherjee is clinical lead for the Respiratory Department and also lead for COPD, tuberculosis, pleural disease, oxygen and EBUS (endobronchial ultrasound) . Dr Mukherjee also has an interest in bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy and lung cancer and works closely with his cardiothoracic colleagues at the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre.
Dr Mukherjee has presented in various national and international conferences.
Dr Mukherjee has been invited to lecture as an external speaker in various national conferences and has given lectures to trainees in and out of the region.
Dr Mukherjee also helps to train consultants from across the region in interventions.
Dr Mukherjee won the national Hospital Doctor award for COPD in 2005 and has won a chief executive’s gold award in his NHS hospital for excellent clinical commitment.
And other journals
Presented at International Seminars (BTS, ATS, ERS)
Courses offered to GPs
Many talks on Astma, COPD, Lung Cancer,persistent cough, Tuberculosis
Train Consultant Colleagues in EBUS course.Thoracic Ultrasound Course organiser of essex TB conference. Talks on Lung Function and Difficult Asthma.
EBUS TBNA patient satisfaction excellent presented in ERS
Outcome of EBUS Results Excellent comparable to international standard presented in ERS.
Appraisal patient and colleague feedback in NHS of high standard.
- CCST UK 2001
- Intervention Pulmonolgy Course ERS. France 2003
- Medical Thoracoscopy course ERS. France 2004
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST in Respiratory and General Medicine, 2001
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Physicians, British Thoracic Society, BMA, MDU,
- Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital, CM15 8EH
- 15:00 - 17:00
- 01277 695695
- Orwell Private Cardiothoracic Unit, SS16 5NL
- 17:00 - 18:00
- 01268 394218
- Spire Hartswood Hospital, CM13 3LE
- 09:00 - 11:30
- 01277 232525
Post treatment communication
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