Dr A Husain

Consultant Chest Physician

MBBS, MD, FRCP

Year qualified:1981

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Husain did his main training in Respiratory medicine in East London Hospitals and Essex. He was appointed Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine at Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust in 2004. Prior to that he was on same position at Maidstone Hospital in Kent.

Dr Husain is an experienced consultant chest physician, who specialises in most aspects of respiratory medicine –i.e any condition that affects the lungs.   These include conditions like asthma, lung infections, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, COPD, breathing disorders during sleep, interstitial lung diseases (lung fibrosis, sarcoidosis), lung cancer, pulmonary embolism, respiratory failure, pleural disease.

He has special interest in seeing patients who have chronic cough and unexplained breathlessness.

You may want to consult Dr. Husain

- If you have one or more symptoms such as breathlessness, wheeze, cough, blood in sputum (haemoptysis), repeated chest infections, weight loss, fever.

- If you had a chest x-ray, which has been reported to have some abnormal finding

- When you or your GP wants to secure a more clear diagnosis of your symptoms

- When you wish to have a second opinion on a recently or previously made diagnosis elsewhere

Dr Husain sees both NHS and private patients. Most patients seen privately usually are referred from either a GP or another healthcare professional. However, self-referrals from within UK or abroad are also welcome if you have any concerns. Please bring along details and results from previous treatments, any recent x-rays, CT scans (or their reports) and blood test results along with list of your medications and the inhalers if you are using any of them.

Dr Husain is a BUPA fees assured approved consultant and also approved by most UK private health insurers.  

Professional Membership



  • British Thoracic Society

  • European Respiratory Society

  • Royal College of Physicians, London  

Clinical Interests



  • Diagnosis and management of asthma

  • Managing chronic cough

  • Lung infections and lung cancer

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