West, Alex – consultant respiratory physician

 

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Alex West, consultant respiratory physician

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Area of expertise: general respiratory medicine, pleural diseases, interstitial lung diseases and management of large pulmonary emboli

  • Biography

    Alex West has been a consultant at Guy's and St Thomas' since 2013. Before this he was a consultant for eight years in Kent. He is the clinic lead for interstitial lung diseases which is a tertiary referral centre.

  • Education and training

    Alex was trained at Guy's and St Thomas' and in south east England.

  • Specialist interests

    • Pleural diseases
    •  Interstitial lung diseases
    • General respiratory medicine

    • Acute management of large pulmonary emboli
  • Research interests

    • Pleural diseases
    •  Interstitial lung diseases
  • Awards

    • Local Clinical Excellent Awards
  • Publications

    Alex has a wide range of publications in major peer review journals on pleural diseases.