Dr Raghu Raju is a highly skilled consultant in respiratory medicine and allergy based at The Chiltern Hospital in Great Missenden and The Shelburne Hospital in High Wycombe, who specialises in the diagnosis and management of respiratory infections, chronic coughs, and lung cancer, with particular interest in asthma.
He is also an expert in the treatment of allergic rhinitis (hay fever) using immunotherapy. Dr Raju qualified from Rajiv Ghandi University of Health Sciences in 2002 before undertaking his respiratory specialist training at London, Oxford and Yorkshire deanery, which also included a fellowship in lung cancer at Leeds. Dr Raju completed his CCT in Respiratory Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians. Dr Raju was then appointed consultant respiratory physician at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust in 2015, where he looks after both general medical and respiratory patients and leads the pleural diseases service of the trust.
He is currently the Clinical Lead for his department. He was awarded the prestigious Hermes Diploma in Respiratory Medicine from the European Respiratory Society in 2016 before going on to receive fellowship to the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2018. Dr Raju also has a Diploma in Adult Allergy from Imperial College, London. Following his qualification, he worked as an allergist at Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, acquiring invaluable experience of the management of allergic diseases.
He possesses expertise in both paediatric and adult allergy and runs the paediatric allergy clinics at Amersham hospital. He has particular interest in food allergy, allergic rhinitis, allergic asthma and has experience in immunotherapy for allergic diseases.