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Profile - Dr. Brian O Connor

Experience & Summary

In private practice since 1996, Dr Brian J O'Connor, Consultant Physician, Respiratory Medicine and Allergy (MD FRCP FRCPI), has been based primarily at Cromwell and Lister Hospitals in London where he saw his private patients part time, whilst continuing to hold his National Health Service responsibilities as a Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine.

Dr O’Connor is now in full time private practice and consults across a number of leading private healthcare institutions across London.  They are Chelsea Outpatients Centre on 280 Kings Road, where is the Medical Director, Clementine Churchill Hospital in Harrow Middlesex, Cromwell Hospital in Earls Court, Lister Hospital in Chelsea, Queen Anne Street Medical Centre near Harley Street, and Wellington Hospital in St. John's Wood. He will also consult at Syon Clinic a new state of the art diagnostic and outpatient clinic based in west London which is due to open in May 2010.


Dr Brian O'Connor graduated from Dublin in 1980, completed his post graduate general medical training there and passed the examination for membership of Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 1984. He moved to Royal Brompton Hospital in 1988 to complete his specialist respiratory training and completed an MD thesis on research into airway inflammation and asthma. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and of the Royal College of Physicians of London. In 1992 Dr O'Connor was appointed as Senior Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute and a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at Royal Brompton Hospital in London. There he established a leading edge clinical research facility, to investigate new treatment strategies in Airways Disease. In 1997 he relocated to Kings College School of Medicine to continue his clinical research and was appointed Consultant Respiratory Physician at Kings College Hospital until March 2008, when he commenced full time private practice.

Dr Brian O’Connor is actively involved with the international respiratory community and is a member of a number of professional organisations overseas and in the UK. He attends regular meetings and international conferences. This demonstrates his dedication and commitment to his patients as he proactively engages with his Consultant peers to keep abreast with new and exiting discovers and treatment in his chosen field of medicine. He also shares his wealth of experience and expertise within his community. His on going commitment to research and development through Respiratory Clinical Trials gives him the platform to publish and present papers in his areas of expertise.

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Society Memberships

American Thoracic Society

British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

British Thoracic Society

European Respiratory Society

Royal Society of Medicine

British Medical Association

London Consultants Association

Independent Doctors Forum

HCA Healthcare Lung Tumour Health Board

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