Dr William Man

Consultant Chest Physician

BSc (1st class), MBBS (Distinction), MRCP, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Thoracic Society
  • European Respiratory Society
  • American Thoracic Society
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

  • Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Smoking cessation
  • All respiratory conditions (COPD, asthma, lung cancer, allergies, cough, pneumonia, bronchiectasis, interstitial lung diseases, sarcoidosis, respiratory failure, breathless of unknown aetiology)


Personal profile

Dr William Man is a Consultant Chest Physician (lung specialist doctor) at the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. He works in the leading and largest specialist heart and lung centre in the UK, with an international reputation for the diagnosis and treatment of heart and lung disease. Dr Man is also a Senior Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, which is Europe's top-ranked respiratory research centre.

He specialises in all aspects of respiratory medicine - namely any condition that affects the lungs. This includes conditions such as COPD, asthma, bronchiectasis, interstitial lung diseases (lung fibrosis, sarcoidosis), lung cancer, pneumonia, tuberculosis, pulmonary embolism, respiratory failure and non-invasive ventilation, pleural disease, chronic cough, allergies and breathlessness of unknown origin.

Dr Man is also a specialist in snoring and sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnoea, and is a trained stop smoking advisor. Dr Man is actively involved in cutting edge research and the use of new treatments not available outside of specialist departments. His involvement in academic medicine allows him to bring the most up to date specialist treatments to his NHS and private patients.

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