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Dr Syed Arshad Husain is a Respiratory Consultant Physician based in Kent with a specialist interest in respiratory diseases, including chronic persistent unexplained cough, asthma, COPD, lung cancer, bronchiectasis and pulmonary fibrosis. From his practices in Kent 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.

Especialista en

Asthma

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

Chronic cough

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

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Lung cancer

What is lung cancer? Lung cancer is often thought of as the most lethal form of cancer, and it is the leading cause of cancer death in the west...

Respiratory diseases

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

Shortness of breath

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Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Respiratory infection
  • 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
  • Rhinitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Second medical opinion
  • Shortness of breath
  • Smoking cessation (quitting)
  • Spirometry
  • The common cold
  • Thymoma

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  • Spire Alexandra Hospital
    Impton Lane, Walderslade ME5 9PG - Chatham
    (+44) 02039709988
  • BMI The Chaucer Hospital
    Nackington Road CT4 7AR - Canterbury
    (+44) 02039709988/02038784829 (24/7)

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Coronavirus: symptoms, diagnosis and prevention
As coronavirus has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation and is escalating in the UK, we've asked one of London's top respiratory physicians Dr Syed Hussain, who is on the frontline of managing patients with coronavirus, for his expert advice on recognising symptoms, how it's diagnosed and most importantly, how coronavirus can be prevented and stopped from spreading.
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Challenges in treating asthma
Everyone who has asthma experiences symptoms slightly differently, and what works for one person might not work for someone else. In this article, expert respiratory physician Dr Syed Husain explains the treatments offered for different types of asthma, the side effects involved, and the psychological challenges of the condition.
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Asthma: who does it affect – and why?
Summer is a great time to be outdoors, but with high pollen counts it’s bad news for those living with hay fever or allergic asthma. But why are some of us affected, and not others? Why do the symptoms sometimes get worse? In this article, expert respiratory physician Dr Syed Arshad Husain explains our current understanding of the causes of asthma.
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