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Dr Deepak Rao is a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine specialising in pleural diseases, lung cancer, sleep, and ventilation.

Specialties and sub-specialties

Respiratory medicine
Lung Cancer

Professional profile

Dr Deepak Rao is a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine. His specialist interests include Pleural diseases and intervention including research, Lung Cancer and Sleep and Ventilation (Acute and domiciliary non-invasive ventilation). Dr Deepak Rao is the Clinical Lead for Respiratory Medicine and lead for Pleural Diseases and Intervention at Princess Royal University Hospital, Kings Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He also heads an Acute Respiratory Failure (ARF) unit and is involved in delivering lung cancer and chronic respiratory failure services including non-invasive ventilation.

Dr Rao is committed to quality improvement and maintains an active involvement in clinical audit, risk management and service development. He has instigated patient pathway improvement projects and designed an electronic database to facilitate performance assessment and further refine the service in future. His maintains an active interest in pleural research.

Dr Rao teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and is Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer with King’s College Hospital, London. He has been involved in both the organisation and delivery of structured teaching programmes, Practise PACES, OSCEs as well as Firm head for Year 3 medical students.

Current posts

  • Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
    Princess Royal University Hospital, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Current teaching posts

  • Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer
    King’s College Hospital, London

Medical training

Year qualified 1998
  • Bangalore University, India 1998
  • MRCP, London 2007
  • Speciality Certificate Examination (MRCP Respiratory Medicine) 2010

Main numbers

General enquiries: 020 7935 4444 Appointments: 020 7616 7693 Self-Pay: 020 3219 3315

Contact numbers for service departments

Other numbers

Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708Press office: 020 7616 7676

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