Professor Andrew Menzies-Gow graduated with a degree in medicine in 1994 and began working at St George’s Hospital in Tooting. During his training as a junior doctor, he had the opportunity to work with chest physicians who inspired him to follow a career in respiratory medicine.
He trained at Royal Brompton Hospital and completed a PhD at Imperial College London’s National Heart and Lung Institute, which nurtured his interest in patients with severe asthma.
Professor Menzies-Gow has been a respiratory consultant at Royal Brompton Hospital since 2007. He is a consultant in respiratory medicine and director of the lung division at Royal Brompton Hospital. He is also the Trust’s deputy medical director.
Professor Andrew Menzies-Gow is a consultant in respiratory medicine with a particular interest in patients with severe asthma or asthma that is difficult to control.
His team specialises in the diagnosis and management of patients with difficult-to-control asthma, who have been sent for a tertiary or second opinion from their local hospital. He also specialises in eosinophilic lung disease.
He is an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College and chair of the NICE guidelines development group for asthma: diagnosis and monitoring and was appointed director of the Trust’s lung division in October 2014.