Dr Brian O'Connor Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

DR BRIAN O'CONNOR

MD FRCP FRCPI

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

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London

MEDSTARS SAYS

Brian has been on the specialist register for respiratory medicine since 1996 and has over 20 years working in the NHS and academia before becoming a full time private London physician in 2008. He is highly regarded and an expert in his field.

"I have over 30 years experience in caring for adult patients with lung disease. My major clinical interests are asthma, smoking related lung disease and chest infections. As a keen rugby fan I love to watch Ireland play at Lansdowne Road. "

Expertise

  • Respiratory Medicine

Interests

  • Asthma

  • Lung Cancer

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Smoking Related Lung Disease

  • Allergic Lung Disease

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    General Medical Council

    No. 3346329

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EDUCATION

MB BCh University College Dublin 1980FRCP Ireland 1984

LANGUAGES

English


Dr O'Connor is a founder of Queen Anne Street Medical Centre where he also consults. He is also a scientific adviser at Respiratory Clinical Trails (RCT). RCT is a specialist clinical trial organisation which provides a complete clinical service from portfolio review and early clinical development strategy, study protocol development to clinical trial completion with a particular emphasis on allergic rhinitis, asthma and COPD. 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. In private practice since 1996, Dr O'Connor remains fully active in clinical research on Airways Diseases. He has published and presented more than 200 papers in high impact Peer Review Journals and at international scientific meetings. Dr O'Connor has edited books, and written chapters on Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). He has sat on prestigious Advisory Boards for learned societies, various healthcare institutions and has served as vice-chair of King's College Hospital Local Research Ethics Committee, as well as Chair for Medical Advisory Meetings (MAC) at Queen Anne Street Medical Centre until December 2009.

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  • Simplyhealth Group Limited
    Simplyhealth Group Limited
  • PruHealth
    PruHealth
  • Legal and General
    Legal and General
  • Saga Health Insurance
    Saga Health Insurance
  • Western Provident Association Health Insurance
    Western Provident Association Health Insurance
  • CS Healthcare
    CS Healthcare
  • Freedom Health Insurance
    Freedom Health Insurance
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
    AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Healix
    Healix
  • Allianz
    Allianz
  • Vitality
    Vitality
  • Exeter Friendly Society
    Exeter Friendly Society
  • BUPA
    BUPA
  • British Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology

  • British Thoracic Society

  • Royal College of Physicians (Ireland)

  • Royal College of Physicians (London)

  • American Thoracic Society

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Expertise

  • Respiratory Medicine

Interests

  • Asthma

  • Lung Cancer

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Smoking Related Lung Disease

  • Allergic Lung Disease

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    General Medical Council

    No. 3346329

ABOUT
EDUCATION

MB BCh University College Dublin 1980FRCP Ireland 1984

LANGUAGES

English


Dr O'Connor is a founder of Queen Anne Street Medical Centre where he also consults. He is also a scientific adviser at Respiratory Clinical Trails (RCT). RCT is a specialist clinical trial organisation which provides a complete clinical service from portfolio review and early clinical development strategy, study protocol development to clinical trial completion with a particular emphasis on allergic rhinitis, asthma and COPD. 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. In private practice since 1996, Dr O'Connor remains fully active in clinical research on Airways Diseases. He has published and presented more than 200 papers in high impact Peer Review Journals and at international scientific meetings. Dr O'Connor has edited books, and written chapters on Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). He has sat on prestigious Advisory Boards for learned societies, various healthcare institutions and has served as vice-chair of King's College Hospital Local Research Ethics Committee, as well as Chair for Medical Advisory Meetings (MAC) at Queen Anne Street Medical Centre until December 2009.

INSURERS
  • Aviva Healthcare
    Aviva Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth Group Limited
    Simplyhealth Group Limited
  • PruHealth
    PruHealth
  • Legal and General
    Legal and General
  • Saga Health Insurance
    Saga Health Insurance
  • Western Provident Association Health Insurance
    Western Provident Association Health Insurance
  • CS Healthcare
    CS Healthcare
  • Freedom Health Insurance
    Freedom Health Insurance
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
    AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Healix
    Healix
  • Allianz
    Allianz
  • Vitality
    Vitality
  • Exeter Friendly Society
    Exeter Friendly Society
  • BUPA
    BUPA
PROFESSIONAL BODIES

This practitioner is not a member of a professional body.

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