Dr Enson Thomas is a highly accomplished consultant respiratory physician with private clinics in London, Northampton, Milton Keynes, and Bedford.
His specialities include asthma, sleep disorders, long COVID and lung cancer, as well as treating all aspects of respiratory medicine including cough, breathlessness, chest pain, bronchiectasis, pleural disorders, fibrotic lung diseases, allergic respiratory disorders, and COVID-19 infection. Dr Thomas works alongside a multidisciplinary team including thoracic surgeons, lung oncologists, specialist nurses and physiotherapists. Investigations offered include lung function studies, CT imaging, pleural ultrasound alongside sleep studies and CPAP titration, bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS).
Dr Thomas, who treats both adults and children from the age of three, privately practices at the following facilities:
In Bedford - BMI The Manor Hospital and Bridges clinic,
In Northampton - BMI Three Shires Hospital
In Milton Keynes - BMI Saxon clinic
In London – 1 and 9 Harley Street clinics.
Dr Thomas graduated from the University of Calicut, India, in 1989. In 1994 he was awarded an MD from the University of Delhi, India, for his study on ‘Pulmonary Functions During Sleep in Patients of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)'. He has been involved in other studies since, and has served as Principal Investigator for several large, multicentre, multinational clinical trials. Most recently, this includes the COVID-19 Recovery Trial funded by the University of Oxford. Following his education in India, he completed specialty training in the Leeds Deanery in the UK and began practicing as a consultant respiratory physician in 2002.
During his tenure at Bedford Hospital Dr Thomas was the clinical lead for respiratory service and lead clinician for COVID-19, Lung Cancer, Respiratory Physiology, Ventilation, and Interventional Pulmonology and was responsible for developing a number of facilities at the hospital, including lung function laboratory, respiratory HDU, pleural ultrasound and interventional pulmonology (including EBUS).
He was instrumental in setting up the COVID-19 management and the COVID Virtual Ward during the most recent pandemic.
In addition, he has long been involved in teaching and training, serving as educational supervisor and an award-winning Undergraduate Specialty Tutor in Medicine for Cambridge medical students. He also teaches on many lung conditions including asthma, COPD and lung cancer. Furthermore, his research has been published in various peer-reviewed journals.