Leadership appointment for KHP Respiratory and Allergy Clinical Academic Group

Prof Michael Loebinger, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Royal Brompton Hospital, has been appointed as a co-leader of KHP Respiratory and Allergy Clinical Academic Group. 

The Clinical Academic Group (CAG) brings together clinical and academic experts across allergy and respiratory specialties, focusing on education and training, research and clinical services.  Prof Loebinger

Prof Loebinger has expertise in respiratory infections and is lead of the lung division, deputy medical director and clinical director of laboratory medicine at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.  He is also Professor of Practice (Respiratory Medicine) at Imperial College.   

Prof Michael Loebinger said:

I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with an excellent team to help drive forward the clinical, research and education strategy of the partnership.

He joins CAG co-leaders:  

  • Dr Irem Patel, integrated Consultant Respiratory Physician at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Joint Director of Clinical Strategy at King’s Health Partners and Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Human and Applied Physiological Sciences, King’s College London;  
  • Prof Mona Bafadhel, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Director of the King’s Centre for Lung Health, and the Chair of Respiratory Medicine at King’s College London; and  
  • Prof Nicholas Hart, Director of the Lane Fox Respiratory Service at Guy's and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, King's College London.  

Prof Richard Trembath, Executive Director of King’s Health Partners, said: 

This is a fantastic appointment for the Respiratory and Allergy CAG – and I’m delighted to welcome Michael to King’s Health Partners. 
The KHP Respiratory and Allergy CAG has made great progress in championing and delivering the best respiratory outcomes for patients, and I look forward to working together with you all to deliver a world class clinical-academic allergy and respiratory service across the partnership.

To learn more about the Respiratory and Allergy CAG, visit its webpage here.