Dr Simon Taggart has been a dual accredited Consultant Chest & General Physician since 2000. He is also the Lead Lung Cancer Clinician for Salford and Chair of the Northwest Sector MDT for Lung Cancer.
Dr Taggart has published an MD thesis on Asthma: Pollution and Allergens and is the author of more than 50 peer reviewed articles and research papers. Dr Taggart also writes up to 150 medical reports relating to industrial injury and clinical negligence per year. He is a subspecialty tutor for Respiratory Medicine and Honorary Clinical Tutor to The University of Manchester.
Many of his patients have multiple co-morbidities and as such he is well qualified to care for them. In his last Consultant Appraisal (2012), all 23 patients surveyed rated their satisfaction of Dr Taggart’s service in the top category of “very good.”
Dr Taggart also participates in the care of acutely unwell patients when on-call for medicine at Salford and also care for patients on the Medical High Dependency Unit. As such he has wide experience in the field of general medicine and specialist respiratory medicine.
Primary Medical Qualification
MB ChB 1989 University of Manchester
Specialist Register entry date
General (internal) medicine From 27 July 1999
Respiratory medicine From 27 July 1999
BSc. Med Sci 1986 University of St Andrews
MRCP 1992 Royal Colleges of Physicians, London
MD 1996 University of Manchester
FRCP 2005 Royal College of Physicians, London
British Thoracic Society