Rebecca D'Cruz

Consultant in respiratory and ventilation medicine


Rebecca D'Cruz is a respiratory medicine consultant specialising in weaning, rehabilitation and complex ventilation. She joined Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in 2022.

She sits on the British Thoracic Society Council and Science and Research Committee and the organising committee for the European Respiratory Society respiratory failure and mechanical ventilation conference.

Education and training

  • PhD in respiratory physiology, 2021
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, 2014
  • Specialist training, North West London Deanery
  • Medicine and surgery (MBBS), University College London, 2011
  • BSc with Honours in History of medicine, 2008

Research interests

  • Respiratory physiology during COPD exacerbation and recovery
  • Hospital readmission prevention using home-based monitoring and support, including high-flow therapy and non-invasive ventilation


  • British Thoracic Society Conference Award, 2020 and 2021
  • Turner-Warwick Lecturer, Royal College of Physicians, 2020
  • Congress Travel Grant, British Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society, 2019
  • Doctoral Research Fellowship, National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), 2018
  • Clinical Training Fellowship, National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR BRC), 2017


Rebecca has presented at international conferences and published in leading respiratory journals.

Rebecca D'Cruz's publications on Google Scholar.

Last updated: December 2022

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