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Dr Syed Arshad Husain is a Respiratory Consultant Physician currently practising in Dubai and based in Kent, with a specialist interest in respiratory diseases. These include chronic persistent unexplained cough, asthma, COPD, lung cancer, bronchiectasis and pulmonary fibrosis. While his services are available in Dubai at the moment, his Kent practices are in Maidstone, Chatham and Canterbury. Dr Husain offers a range of advanced tests including chest X-rays, CT scans, endo-bronchial ultrasound (EBUS) bronchoscopy, exhaled nitric oxide, serum allergy testing, spirometry, and full lung function testing.

Dr Husain initially qualified with an MBBS in 1988 before completing general internal medicine and care of the elderly training in Oxford. In 2005, he completed his CCST i.e specialist training in respiratory medicine in the south west region with OOPE in interventional bronchoscopy at Royal Brompton Hospital in London 2004-2005 and also worked as a fellow in interventional bronchoscopy in University of Lille, France. Dr Husain has been a consultant at Maidstone Hospital since 2006, where he reduced waiting times for patients with lung cancers requiring mediastinal lymph node biopsies from three to four weeks to just one week, by establishing EBUS services for the Trust.

Dr Husain has a strong background in education, served as a training program director in respiratory medicine in KSS Deanery (between 2013-2017), and currently serves as course director for a range of courses from EBUS, interventional and bronchoscopy and thoracic ultrasound run by the Maidstone Academic Centre. He is an honorary senior lecturer at King's College, London. Dr Husain has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed international journals on asthma, COPD, interventional bronchoscopy, EBUS, and endo-bronchial stenting.

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What is asthma? Asthma is a condition which occurs when the upper airways constrict as a result of...

Chronic cough


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)


Lung cancer

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Respiratory diseases

What are respiratory diseases?   Before we define respiratory diseases we must look at the r...

Shortness of breath


Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Abnormal chest X-ray
  • Allergy
  • Asthma
  • Atypical pneumonia
  • Breathing problems
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chest CT
  • Chest infection
  • Chest pain
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Coronavirus
  • Cough
  • Coughing up blood (haemoptysis)
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Endobronchial ultrasound
  • Lung biopsy
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung diseases
  • Lung function test
  • Mediastinal tumour
  • Nebulisers
  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Pleural biopsy
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pleural mesothelioma
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary emphysema
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary nodule
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Respiratory failure
  • Respiratory infection
  • Rhinitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of breath
  • Smoking cessation (quitting)
  • Spirometry
  • The common cold
  • Thymoma

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