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Dr John Chinegwundoh
MA MB BChir MD FRCP
Respiratory Medicine
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About

Dr. John Chinegwundoh is presently a consulting Doctor of Respiratory Medicine at a number of private hospitals in and around Surrey, including the Ashtead and Kingston-upon-Thames areas.  With his speciality in respiratory conditions, any patients suffering from problems like a cough, COPD/emphysema, asthma, or other lung or respiratory problems are the perfect candidates to visit Dr. Chinegwundoh.  

The doctor’s education began at Cambridge in 1994, where he graduated with his BChir (Bachelor of Surgery), and his MB in 1995.  He also went on to win a first class honours degree via the Albert Hopkinson Prize for Medicine at Emmanuel College.  

Dr. Chinegwundoh trained at some of the top hospitals throughout the UK, and also undertook additional training aboard at various institutions.  In the UK, he rotated through Royal Brompton Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, Royal Free and University College.  He won a competitive scholarship to spend three years as an International Fellow at Columbia University in New York, USA while completing his Doctorate in Medicine.

He has been inducted as a Fellow in the Royal College of Physicians, is a member of the British Medical Association, and currently serves as President of the Cambridge Medical Graduate’s Society.   

Dr. Chinegwundoh believes strongly in research and development of new treatments and techniques.  He continues to work studying the immune system and lungs in a research capacity, especially in the areas of cough, asthma, COPD, respiratory infections, and Interstitial Lung Disease.  

In 2009, following the retirement of one of his colleagues and mentors, the Dr. Chinegwundoh was elevated to the Senior Chest Consultant position at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.  More recently, he was also granted the honour of being appointed as the Clinical Director for Respiratory Medicine at that same institution.  These positions have allowed the doctor to lead a team of staff, both medical/nursing and administrative, in order to ensure top quality service to patients suffering from respiratory ailments.  

His patients and colleagues highly recommend him for his knowledge and abilities.  For patients suffering from a respiratory ailment, Dr. Chinegwundoh can provide much-needed relief, treatment, and improvement, to allow patients to live a better quality of life.  

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Medical Procedures

Bronchoscopy

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Special Interests

  • Cough
  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Breathlessness
  • Pleurisy
  • Lung cancer
  • Small airways disease
  • Occupational asthma
  • Sports performance

 

Education

  • University of Cambridge - BChir (1994) 
  • University of Cambridge - MB (1995)
  • University of Cambridge -  Doctorate in Medicine MD (2004)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Member of the British Medical Association
  • President of the Cambridge Medical Graduates' Society

 

Reviews

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-09-2018
Immediate response and following day appointment. Could not ask for more.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

02-09-2018
Friendly and professional, explained diagnostic and possible treatments very clearly would recommend.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

20-08-2018
Having struggled with lengthy turnaround times with my GP, for example a 3.5 week turnaround time on an x ray, i decided to got to Dr Chinegwundoh at short notice. I had by this time been unwell for almost three months and a cough which was so violent it was pulling muscles in my back Immediately the Doctor took control, gave me an Xray, results in 10 minutes, a CT scan and then a broncoscopy With a relaxed and confident manner he diagnosed me inside two weeks, and found i had Necrotising Pneumonia caused by Pseudomonas Aeruginosa I cannot describe how grateful I am to the Doctor for sorting this, as the GP choice was to leave me and X Ray me gain in 8 weeks The manner and speed in which I was treated was exemplary and I always felt very cared for and safe in his care I could not be more grateful to Dr Chinewundoh John

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

15-08-2018
He sorted out my cough and breathing problems very quickly, having suffered for weeks. Kind and considerate. He knew instantly what was wrong. Very grateful.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-02-2018
Very knowledgable and professional

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-12-2017
Really helpful

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

25-09-2017
Very helpful. Excellent care.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-08-2017
Awesome consultant

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

15-05-2017
Listened carefully to my problems and worked out what was going on. All sorted quickly.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

15-05-2017
My dear Doctor, I don't know how to thank you that you came into my rescue so fast through my GP, and a friend who so efficiently brought my long history of misery to an end. Thank you for your many attributes that shows during your visits - kindness, patience, concern, thorough investigation and being in a 5-star hospital is a blessing not to overlook blessings.

Dr John Chinegwundoh

I am really happy you are now better. Please feel free to get touch if you run into any new problems.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

15-05-2017
A belated heartfelt big thank you for your encouragement, concern and care for which I and my family are very much appreciative.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

15-05-2017
Dr Chinegwundoh, thank you for all the care & attention you have given over the years. I think 2008, back when I first came to see you, I was very very poorly. You really have improved the quality of my life. Sadly, I can't think of any other words. You really have me got fitter from a lung point of view for years. I hope I don't need to come and see you again but always be delighted to as I am so much better. Thank you for giving me my life back. Withe great gratitude.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

15-05-2017
Doctor Chinegwundoh, just to show my appreciation for your kind help, which helped me to achieve my need for a Blue Badge which is a great help for me. Thank you so much for your help.

Peer Recommendations

BY dr Shilpa Dave

11-08-2018
John is an excellent respiratory opinion for all chest complaints at the New Victoria Hospital. Patients are always reassured and their needs addressed.
For specialty: Respiratory Medicine
For conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma, Sarcoidosis
Connection: I have referred patients to them

BY mr Giles Davies

15-05-2017
John is an experienced and caring physician with expertise in all areas of respiratory medicine. I have had seamless and comprehensive assessments from him for many of my patients over the years and the patient feedback is always positive - highly recommended opinion
For specialty: Respiratory Medicine
Connection: Is a colleague

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