Dr Samuel Kemp

Consultant Physician

MBBS, MRCP, MD

Year qualified:2001

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Kemp qualified from Imperial College and completed his junior doctor training in London.  He now works at the Royal Brompton Hospital as a Consultant Physician with a special interest in lung cancer, COPD, and interventional bronchoscopy. He completed an MD on bronchoscopic lung volume reduction in severe emphysema at the Royal Brompton Hospital, before taking up a Consultant post in the East Midlands.

Having set up an interventional bronchoscopy service at King's Mill Hospital, including lung volume reduction, airway debulking, and endobronchial ultrasound (for mediastinal lymph nodes and peripheral nodules), he moved back to the Royal Brompton Hospital in 2015. 

Professional Memberships

  • British Thoracic Society
  • European Respiratory Society
  • Royal College of Physicians


Clinical Interests

Main areas of clinical activity are airways disease (including COPD, asthma, bronchiectasis, management of stenosis) and lung cancer, although his diverse NHS practice includes lung diseases associated with immune suppression and drug reactions in those receiving anti-cancer therapy, difficult case reviews, and pleural disease. Research interests include developing new advanced bronchoscopic techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases, and interventions for severe emphysema/COPD and airways disease. He also has an interest in respiratory physiology.

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