Simpson, Professor John

Professor John SimpsonHonorary Consultant Respiratory Physician

  • Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician
  • Tel: 0191 213 7462
  • GMC Code: 3495443
  • Qualifications: FRCP(Edin), PhD
  • Special Interests

    Pneumonia, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary embolism

  • Biography

    - Clinical interests in pneumonia (particularly those acquired in hospital), pulmonary fibrosis (scarring of the lung), and pulmonary embolism (clots in the lung).

    - Clinical Director of Research and Development, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

    - Director of the NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Cooperative (DEC) at Newcastle.

    - Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Newcastle University.

    - Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Newcastle Research.

    Research interests in: developing new tests to improve the diagnosis of pneumonia in hospital; developing new treatments to prevent infection in hospital; pulmonary fibrosis.

  • Directorate

    Cardiothoracic

  • Hospital Base

    Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Interstitial Lung Disease (pulmonary fibrosis; at Royal Victoria Infirmary, with Dr Ian Forrest)

    Pulmonary Embolism (Freeman Hospital, with Dr Patrick Kesteven)

  • Name of Secretary
    Denise Lee
  • John Simpson 
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