Dr Rahul Mogal

Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine


Professional Memberships

  • British Thoracic Society (BTS)
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • European Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (EABIP)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Royal College of Physicians (RCP), UK

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal chest X-ray or CT scan investigations
  • Allergy
  • Asthma
  • Breathlessness
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chest pain
  • COPD
  • Cough
  • Covid 19
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung fibrosis
  • Infections including pneumonia, tuberculosis (TB)
  • Pleural diseases – asbestos related lung diseases and pleural effusions
  • Pulmonary nodules
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Snoring and sleep apnoea
  • Wheezing

Useful Links

  • www.thechestspecialist.co.uk


Personal profile

Dr Mogal is a Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine with specialist interest in Interventional Pulmonology.

He is trained as a respiratory specialist in London gaining experience at the Royal London and London Chest Hospitals. He undertook a Clinical Fellowship in Interventional Bronchoscopy at Thoraxklinik, Heidelberg, Germany. He has experience in specialised interventional procedures such as EBUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound), endobronchial stenting, valves and coils. Other specialist interests include pleural disease, thoracic (chest) ultrasound, medical thoracoscopy and indwelling (long term) pleural catheter. He manages patients with entire range of respiratory conditions including asthma, allergy, bronchiectasis, COPD, lung cancer, lung fibrosis, lung infections including TB, pulmonary nodules, sarcoidosis, sleep apnoea, unexplained cough or breathlessness etc.

Dr Mogal’s NHS practice is based at Watford General Hospital where he looks after in-patient, outpatient and carries out wide range interventional procedures. He is also Honorary Consultant at University College London Hospital (UCLH). He is Clinical Lead for the Department of Respiratory Medicine at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Trust lead for Lung Cancer, COPD Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) and interventional pulmonology. He is also Chairman of the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Lung Network Cancer Group (NCG) and West Sussex and Hertfordshire Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) Lead for Lung Cancer. Along with practising respiratory medicine, Dr Mogal is involved in acute medicine on-call rota at Watford General hospital. He has extensive experience of acute general and emergency medicine.

He works closely with a multidisciplinary team, including physicians, thoracic surgeons, oncologists, specialist nurses, radiologists, physiotherapists, physiologists and pathologists to provide the best treatment and ensure optimal outcome for each patient. Dr Mogal has excellent feedback from his patients. He gives attention to patient to fully understand their concerns and tailors treatment to their preferences as appropriate.


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