Dr Richard Turner is a leading London respiratory consultant who currently sees patients at Charing Cross Hospital. He specialises in pleural disease, lung cancer, bronchiectasis and other lung infections, as well as general respiratory and internal medicine. Dr Turner is also expert in the management of tuberculosis and chronic cough, and is proficient at bronchoscopy and pleural procedures. During 2020 he has also gained a lot of experience with treating covid 19, both the initial illness, and the after effects.
Dr Turner studied at Birmingham Medical School and Oxford University. He also gained his PhD from Queen Mary University, London. Dr Turner's specialist training was in respiratory and general medicine and began in Sheffield in 2009 and was completed in London in 2016. After working as a locum consultant at King’s College Hospital he has been a substantive consultant at Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust since the end of 2018.
Dr Turner also has an impressive academic record, with publications in the fields of tuberculosis and chronic cough. Dr Turner has presented his research both in the UK and internationally, he is a keen teacher of junior doctors and medical students and is an invited reviewer for leading respiratory journals.