De Soyza, Dr. Anthony

Professor Anthony De SoyzaHonorary Consultant Physician / Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine

  • Honorary Consultant Physician / Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine
  • Tel: 0191 2137468
  • GMC Code: 4111782
  • Qualifications: BMSc, MBChB, PhD
  • Special Interests

    My specialist interests are in lung/ respiratory/ chest medicine:

    1. Chronic Obstructive pulmonary disease (Smokers lung/ Chronic Bronchitis/ Emphysema)
    2. Bronchiectasis (recurrent lung / chest infections)
    3. Clinical Trials and research into the above 

  • Biography

    I trained in Scotland and have worked in Newcastle for over 15 years completing my PhD in lung infections and higher specialist training in lung diseases in the North East.

    I am a senior lecturer in Newcastle University and work at Freeman Hospital. I run clinics on a Wednesday and Thursday afternoon.

    I am medical lead for one of busiest lung trials unit in the UK where new treatments are tested.

    I also research the underlying problems in both these conditions and have been very well supported in this research by patients attending the clinics.

    I am very grateful to the patients helping in research.

    I have published over 50 papers in aspects of these lung problems and am working to better treatments being used. I have helped run patient days to feedback new developments.

    The bronchiectasis clinic is the largest in the North.

    I am National Specialty lead for Respiratory  group of the National Institute for Health research.

  • Directorate

    Cardiothoracic

  • Hospital Base

    Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Bronchiectasis / COPD (Wednesday and Thursday afternoons)

  • Name of Secretary
    Gillian Irving
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