Dr Rachel Limbrey

Pulmonologist in
Southampton

MBBS DM FRCP (UK)

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Professional statement

Dr Rachel Limbrey is a respected specialist in general and respiratory medicine based at University Hospital Southampton. She specialises in treating pulmonary embolism, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, and asthma in which she has a medical docorate. She sees patients with general respiratory symptoms such as cough and breathlessness to give them a diagnosis. She currently practises privately at Spire Southampton Hospital and Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital.

Dr Limbrey graduated from the University of London (Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School) in 1992 and trained in London and Southampton, undertaking research on asthma and allergic airways disease. In 2006, she became a consultant at University Hospital Southampton, where she set up and leads the Pulmonary Vascular Service looking after patients with pulmonary embolism and those with pulmonary hypertension. Dr Limbrey chairs the Thrombosis Committee, promoting safe and up to date management of PE and DVT and its prevention. She is also part of the team running the Interstitial Lung Disease service which includes patients with pulmonary fibrosis (scarring on the lung) and those with asbestos related conditions. 

Dr Limbrey is on the British Thoracic Society quality standards committee for outpatients managment of pulmonary embolism (due to publish later 2019). She actively teach at local, regional and national levels predominately on pulmonary embolism, remaining engaged in research and continues to publish papers. 

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Verified Patient
25/02/2021

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Dr Limbrey is highly knowledgable and precise. I was impressed with her detailed experience and confidence. As I am switching my healthcare from the US to the UK, Dr Limbrey will be my single-point-of-contact for my respiratory healthcare needs. Thank you Dr Limbrey!

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16/09/2020

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This appointment was not available despite allowing to book. Had an internet appointment with dr Limbrey on Monday Instead and she was great. System not working

Verified Patient
10/09/2020

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Still waiting confirmation of appt. for 6.25pm Monday 14th September per phone call made 7th Sept!! I have rung Helen; she will ask Dr Limbrey to phone! Thank


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