BSc(hons), MBBS, PhD, FRCP, EDIC, DICM, FFICM
Dr Suveer Singh is Consultant Physician in Critical Care and Respiratory Medicine at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College School of Medicine, London.
He qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas Hospitals Medical School, with postgraduate training at Guy’s, King’s College, Royal Brompton, Chelsea and Westminster and Charing Cross Hospitals, London.
His PhD into mechanisms of microvascular dysfunction in sepsis at the National Heart and Lung Institute, London and further subspecialty training (sleep medicine, ventilation, interstitial lung disease, and advanced bronchoscopy) in Respiratory medicine were at the Royal Brompton Hospital between 1996 and 2002.
Clinical and research interests include sleep disordered breathing, non invasive ventilation, diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy in Lung Cancer, COPD, Asthma and Intensive care. He is Director of the Adult Sleep Medicine Service and Respiratory Physician to the Bariatric Service at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London.
His research interests within Intensive Care Medicine include the use of bronchoscopic sampling modalities for prognostic markers in Burns inhalation injury and Ventilator associated pneumonia, mechanisms of reducing infection in the critically ill, and translational research in the effectiveness of information technology on service provision within Intensive Care Medicine.
He has over 30 peer reviewed publications, including papers, reviews, edited books and chapter authorship. He is currently co-editor of Medicine international Respiratory section. He has had numerous international and national presentations in the USA, UK, Europe and India. He is a speaker at the British Thoracic Society winter meetings, Intensive Care Society, faculty member of the Indian Society of Intensive Care Medicine annual congress, Criticare Chennai Feb 2006, and Guest Speaker at the national Sleep Medicine conference SleepChennai in July 2006/Apr2009 and the Hellenic Society of Trauma and Emergency Medicine 2007.
He has been a dedicated Clinical Teacher for undergraduate and postgraduate medicine, and multidisciplinary healthcare professionals for over 15years, reflecting a desire and pleasure in imparting acquired knowledge, experience and practical skills to others.
He is Director of Clinical Studies (Undergraduate) at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital campus of Imperial College, London, Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine Tutor and Examiner, MRCP PACES Examiner for the Royal College of Physicians, London, Educational Training Supervisor in Intensive Care Medicine (Imperial College/London Deanery), recent Secretary of the British Thoracic Society Interventional Pulmonology Special Advisory Group and Member of the Respiratory Critical Care Special Advisory Group, Scientific faculty of the annual International Advanced Bronchoscopy Meeting (Royal Brompton Hospital/NHLI) and Chair of the previous Royal College approved-Pastest Advanced Medicine (Respiratory section) course.
He has close working relationships within the Academic departments of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, and Immunology at Imperial College. He also collaborates in multi-centre studies both nationally and internationally.
Imperial College Award for Teaching Excellence for NHS Teachers 2013, Imperial College London. 31 May 2013. Web link
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