Murphy, Patrick - consultant physician


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Secretary: Carissa WaltersDr-Patrick-Murphy
Secretary tel: 020 7188 7727
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Area of expertise: chronic respiratory failure, non-invasive ventilation, sleep disordered breathing

  • Biography

    Dr Patrick Murphy graduated from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine in 2002 and continued his medical training in London apart from a period of intensive care training in Sydney, Australia.

    He spent four years completing a PhD at the Lane Fox Unit, St Thomas' Hospital, working with the London Respiratory Muscle Group on respiratory muscle physiology and non-invasive ventilation.

    He was appointed a consultant at the Lane Fox Unit in 2014 and honorary senior lecture at King's College London in 2015.

  • Education and training

    • PhD, 2014
    • MBBS, 2002

    • BSc (Hons), 1999

  • Specialist interests

    • chronic respiratory failure
    • non-invasive ventilation
    • sleep medicine.
  • Research interests

    • physiology of chronic respiratory failure 
    • mechanisms of action of non-invasive ventilation
    • clinical trials in non-invasive ventilation in chronic respiratory failure in obesity and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • Awards 

    • International Travel Grant - critical care - American Thoracic Society Symposium (2011)
    • Travel Grant - NIV and critical care - European Respiratory Society Symposium (2010).