Dr Adrian Draper

Consultant Thoracic and General Physician


Clinical Interests

All lung diseases:

  • Cough

  • Asthma

  • COPD

  • Lung cancer

  • Lung fibrosis

  • Obstructive sleep apnoea

Professional Membership

  • British Thoracic Society

  • American Thoracic Society

  • European Respiratory Society


Personal profile

Dr Adrian Draper graduated from the University of London.

He trained in respiratory and general medicine in a variety of London hospitals. He undertook research, for an MD thesis, into occupational asthma at Royal Brompton Hospital and completed his training at St George's Hospital where he was appointed as a consultant physician in 2003.

His clinical practice includes all aspects of lung disease in addition to a special interest in lung cancer, occupational lung disorders and interstitial lung diseases. He is clinical director for specialist medicine as well as lead clinician for lung cancer services at St George's Hospital and has chaired the South West London Cancer Network Lung Tumour Working Group.

Dr Draper undertakes rapid access lung services at Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton. He is also undertakes a rapid access clinic at St George's and contributes to the interstitial lung disease service. He has contributed to the development of "near patient tests" in the form of ultrasound of the chest at St George's Hospital. This allows rapid and safe investigation of chest disease in the clinics and on the wards.

Dr Draper is an advanced life support instructor for the UK resuscitation council. He has lectured widely and contributed to courses in thoracic ultrasound and chest radiology at St George's Hospital. He contributes to and supervises clinical research with original works being presented at national and international meetings.

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