Name and Position

Dr Prasanna Sankaran
Consultants

Profile

Consultant Respiratory Medicine                         

Specialities: Respiratory medicine. Sub-Specialty: Sleep and Ventilation      

Degrees & Universities:  MBBS (Dr MGR University, India), MRCP-UK (Internal Medicine), MRCP-UK ( Respiratory Medicine), MD (Doctor of Medicine, Research, UEA)

Telephone:  01603 289610                  

Secretary: Amanda Dixon 01603 289669

GMC number: 6040996              

Specialities: Respiratory medicine. Sub-Specialty: Sleep and Ventilation             

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE:

Sub-specialty: Sleep disordered breathing including obstructive sleep apnoea, Central Sleep apnoea. Chronic ventilatory failure assessments and Domiciliary NIV therapy for conditions including COPD, Obesity Hypoventilation syndrome and neuromuscular conditions.

General Respiratory medicine : Airways disease, Emphysema, Interstitial Lung disease, Lung Cancer diagnostics including Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy, Pleural diseases. Acute Respiratory Medicine including Management of Acute Respiratory Failure and Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV). Assessments and treatments of all acute respiratory emergencies.