Dr Daniel Higbee - Respiratory

GMC number: 7090116

Year & location of first qualification: 2010, UCL Medical School

Specialty: Respiratory

Clinical interests: Airways disease (asthma and COPD), inducible laryngeal obstruction, cough, breathlessness.

Secretary: Tala Luchman

Dr Higbee graduated from UCL medical school and has been based in the Southwest since then. He completed a PhD at Southmead Hospital and the University of Bristol examining whether having reduced lung function and chronic lung disease causes disease in other organs. He set up the service testing for inducible laryngeal obstruction using continuous laryngoscopy with exercise and provocation. He is a member of the subspecialist airways team that prescribes biologics for those with severe asthma and evaluates endobronchial valve therapy for those with severe emphysema. He is the clinical lead for pulmonary rehabilitation (known locally as the Lung Exercise and Education Programme).

Dr Daniel Higbee - Respiratory