Dr Mazhar Chaudri is a Consultant Physician at both The Priory Hospital in Birmingham and Russell's Hall Hospital in Dudley. He has a special interest in new practical procedures such as EBUS, Thoracoscopy and Indwelling Pleural Catheter insertion. He has over 20 years’ experience in bronchoscopy.
Dr Chaudri qualified from Leeds University Medical School in 1991. Following house jobs in Bradford and Derby, he was a senior house officer on a general medical rotation in Derby. After getting his MRCP, he became a registrar on the Nottingham Respiratory rotation. He took two years out of that to work as a clinical research fellow studying the respiratory complications of Motor Neurone Disease and presented his findings at national and international conferences.
Dr Chaudri was appointed as a consultant in respiratory medicine based at Russell's Hall Hospital in January 2004 and has been working there ever since. As a very busy physician he sees and treats the whole spectrum of respiratory disease.
Dr Chaudri is a Senior Academic Tutor for The University of Birmingham, teaching 3rd, 4th and 5th year Birmingham medical students. He sits on the British Thoracic Society Specialist Advisory Group on Interventional Procedures, which provides expert opinion to NICE, amongst others.
He enjoys archery and badminton in his spare time.