Dr Himender Makker
Dr Makker's clinical practice includes a full range of respiratory and sleep disorders. He has a special interest in sleep disorders, lung cancer and asthma.
Dr Makker is a Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Medicine at the North Middlesex University and University College London NHS Trust Hospital. His clinical practice include full range of respiratory and sleep disorders. He has special interest in sleep disorders, lung cancer and asthma.
He provides sleep study service and manages wide range of sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnoea and obesity hypoventilation syndrome. He has developed protocols for management of sleep disorders, provides specialist training in sleep medicine, runs sleep medicine courses and published extensively including book chapters and book on Case histories in Sleep Medicine.
He has led busy lung cancer service since 1997 and supported national lung cancer audit, clinical trials and published book on Case histories in Lung Cancer.
He trained in General and Respiratory Medicine at Cardiff, Manchester and Birmingham University Hospitals and obtained specialist experience in sleep disordered breathing and asthma (brittle and occupational).
He worked as Clinical research fellow at Southampton University for DM thesis into Mechanisms of Exercise induced asthma.
He has developed local NHS Trust guidelines for Ambulatory Management of Pulmonary Embolism
He is examiner for Royal College of Physicians, Malta Medical School and St. Georges University School of Medicine, Grenada.
He peer reviews original research articles and grant applications for MRC and NIHR, chairs scientific sessions at respiratory conference (APSR, ERS) and member of Peer review subcommittee of American Thoracic Society.
Dr Himender Makker is available through The London Clinic's Connect service for video consultations.
- Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine
North Middlesex University and University College London Hospital
- Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine
University College London
- Co Vice Chair Barnet
Enfield & Haringey Research Ethics Committee
- Southampton General Hospital and Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
- Breathlessness and coughs
- COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
- Respiratory infections and failure
- Excessive daytime sleepiness
- Disturbed sleep
- Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)
- Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS)
- Periodic limb movement syndrome (PLMS)
- REM sleep disorder (Parasomnia)