Dr Andrew Barlow is a highly revered consultant chest physician based in Greater London. He is one of the top experts in bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound guided biopsy (EBUS), mediastinal EUS including left adrenal biopsy, as well as thoracic ultrasound.
Dr Barlow has performed over 3,000 ultrasound-guided biopsies. Subspecialty interests include lung cancer, bronchoscopy, difficult airways disease complicated by allergy, unexplained breathlessness, bronchial infections, cough, respiratory failure and sleep medicine.
Dr Barlow is greatly dedicated to research and progress in his field of expertise. He set up the first EBUS service in the Mount Vernon Cancer Network in 2007 and has participated in numerous international conferences to present on matters regarding the technique.
He is also the Principal Investigator at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust for the LuCID study, an international multi-centre trial investigating novel techniques potentially of use in diagnosing lung cancer early. He has over 12 years experience as a consultant working at a very busy district general hospital and is Head of Department for respiratory medicine and the Clinical Director for medicine.