Dr Omendra Narayan

Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician


Clinical Interests

  • Persistent cough
  • Difficult asthma
  • Sleep disorders in children
  • Recurrent infections of chest
  • Allergic disorders
  • Paediatric bronchoscopy
  • All aspects of tertiary paediatric respiratory medicine including Cystic Fibrosis

Professional Memberships

  • European Respiratory Society
  • British Thoracic Society
  • British Paediatric Respiratory Society
  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • British Paediatric Sleep Society

Personal profile

Dr Narayan works in one of the UK’s premier paediatric respiratory units, situated within one of the largest UK postgraduate specialist research centres in Manchester. He leads the bronchoscopy, sleep and non-invasive ventilation and oxygen services at the children's hospital. He qualified in 2002 and did his Paediatric specialist rotation at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Birmingham Children's Hospital, before joining Manchester Children's as a Consultant.

He specialises in all aspects of paediatric respiratory medicine, namely any condition that affects a child's lungs and airways (breathing tubes /windpipe). This may manifest in a number of ways, most commonly noisy breathing (wheeze, croup), persistent and recurrent cough, difficult to treat asthma, breathlessness or difficulty in breathing, recurrent chest infections, and allergy related disorders.

He is actively engaged in research and training and has widely published journals in peer reviewed journals. He has presented in many national and international conferences. He is the Associate Director in Medical Education for his NHS Trust and the Quality Advisor on RCPCH CSAC that delivers the national training in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine in UK.

He is married and has two young children who keep him busy. In his free time he likes running and does landscape photography. 

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