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Professor of Respiratory Medicine

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Professor of Respiratory Medicine

Expertise

  • Bronchiectasis
  • Pneumonia
  • Mycobacterial infections (Tuberculosis and environmental mycobacterial infection)
  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Lung cancer

Procedures

  • Bronchoscopy

Most common conditions seen

  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Pneumonia
  • Lung cancer
  • Tuberculosis
  • Environmental mycobacterial infection
  • Interstitial lung disease

Most common symptoms seen

  • Cough
  • Sputum production
  • Haemoptysis
  • Breathlessness
  • Fever
  • Weight loss
  • Recurrent infections
  • Chest pain

Background

Appointed Consultant in Respiratory Medicine in May 2001 and is now Professor of Respiratory Medicine. His sub-specialty interest is in respiratory infection with expertise in bronchiectasis, pneumonia and mycobacterial infections (Tuberculosis and environmental mycobacterial infection).

Training

Appointed Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and University of Edinburgh in 2001

 

 

Clinical interests and areas of expertise

Professor Hill’s sub-speciality interest is in respiratory infection with expertise in bronchiectasis, pneumonia and mycobacterial infections (Tuberculosis and environmental mycobacterial infection).

Research interests

He is actively involved in clinical and translational research in bronchiectasis, pneumonia and tuberculosis. He is also involved in the British, European and American Guidelines for pneumonia and bronchiectasis.

Qualifications

  • MB ChB with commendation 1991
  • MRCP 1994
  • MD 2000
  • FRCPEd 2001

GMC Number: 3542383

Date of Registration: 2001

Memberships

  • Scottish, British and European Thoracic Societies
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Professor of Respiratory Medicine

Expertise

  • Bronchiectasis
  • Pneumonia
  • Mycobacterial infections (Tuberculosis and environmental mycobacterial infection)
  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Lung cancer

Procedures

  • Bronchoscopy

Most common conditions seen

  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Pneumonia
  • Lung cancer
  • Tuberculosis
  • Environmental mycobacterial infection
  • Interstitial lung disease

Most common symptoms seen

  • Cough
  • Sputum production
  • Haemoptysis
  • Breathlessness
  • Fever
  • Weight loss
  • Recurrent infections
  • Chest pain

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