Dr Rahul Mogal

Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine

MBBS, MRCP

Year qualified:2003

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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 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. Along with practising respiratory medicine, Dr Mogal is involved in acute 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, surgeons, specialist nurses, radiologists, physiotherapists, physiologists and pathologists to provide the best treatment and the best outcome for each patient.
Dr Mogal has excellent feedback from his patients. He gives attention to patient details to understand their concerns and tailors treatment to their preferences.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College Of Physicians UK
  • British Thoracic Society
  • British Medical Association
  • European Respiratory Society
  • American College Of Chest Physicians
  • European Association Of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal chest X-ray or CT scan investigations
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • COPD – Chronic bronchitis or emphysema   
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Interventional bronchoscopy
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung fibrosis
  • Lung infections
  • Medical thoracoscopy
  • Mesothelioma asbestosis  
  • Pleural effusions
  • Pleural diseases
  • Pulmonary nodules
  • Recurrent chest infections   
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Snoring and sleep apnoea
  • Unexplained breathlessness
  • Unexplained cough
  • Wheezing

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