Professor Anita Simonds is a consultant physician in respiratory and sleep medicine at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, where she treats private patients.
She trained in respiratory medicine, anaesthetics and intensive care medicine. She subsequently specialised in respiratory medicine with a special interest in ventilatory support and sleep disorders.
In addition to her role as a consultant in respiratory and sleep medicine, she is also professor of respiratory and sleep medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.
Professor Simonds is responsible for managing the sleep and ventilation service at Royal Brompton Hospital. She carries out a range of diagnostic home and in-hospital sleep studies based at our innovative sleep centre, based at Royal Brompton Hospital.
She has wide experience in the use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy in adults and children with obstructive sleep apnoea. She uses this CPAP therapy for other sleep disorders, such as: