Dr Syed Arshad Husain is an experienced Consultant Respiratory Physician with more than 3 decades of clinical experience working in the United Kingdom in the National Health Service (NHS).
He completed his Batchelor degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1988, then did his MRCP (Membership of the Royal College of Physician) UK in 1996, he was awarded the (FRCP) Fellowship by the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons UK and the Fellowship College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) USA. He completed his Certification in General internal medicine (GIM) / Elderly care Medicine from Oxford region in 2002 and in 2005, he completed his Certificate of specialist training in Respiratory medicine in the South-west region, with Out of program experience in Interventional bronchoscopy and Respiratory medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital London 2004-2005. He furthered his training in Interventional Bronchoscopy and Medical Thoracoscopy in 2005 with a Fellowship in University of Lille, France.
Dr Husain worked as a Consultant Respiratory Physician in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells (MTW) NHS Trust, UK for last 15 years and also served as an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer Kings College London. He remained a Consultant appraiser for the MTW Trust. He worked as a Training Program Director (TPD) for the Kent Sussex and Surrey Deanery from 2014 till 2018. As a Trust Innovation Lead, he set up the new Endobronchial Ultrasound Transbronchial Needle Aspiration biopsy services (EBUS-TBNA) with Rapid onsite cytology slide evaluation (ROSE) for mediastinal lymph node enlargement in diagnosing and staging lung and other cancers, this also helped patients with Sarcoidosis, TB and Lymphoma.
Dr Husain in his academic role helped teaching and training students from Kings College London and also supervised QIP projects for Kings, he carries experience chairing the Specialist Training committee and worked for the Specialist Advisory Committee of the Royal College of Physicians London. He served as a course director and trainer for international courses from 2010 including- Bronchoscopy, EBUS, Interventional bronchoscopy / Thoracoscopy along with Thoracic ultrasound an Safety in chest drain courses. He has published numerous papers in international peer-reviewed journals on Asthma, COPD, interventional bronchoscopy, EBUS, COVID 19, Ventilator associated Pneumonias and stenting.
Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:
- Severe Allergic Asthma and chronic persistent cough
- COPD (HOT clinic) / Smoking related lung diseases
- Sleep related breathing problems and Hypoventilation syndrome related to obesity
- Thoracic Ultrasound and Pleural diseases
- Lung cancer -diagnostic Bronchoscopy or Endo-Bronchial ultrasound (EBUS) TBNA,
- Interstitial Lung Disease (Pulmonary fibrosis).