Dr Nazia Chaudhuri MB ChB BSc PhD FRCP

Academic Lead for Year 3, Honorary Senior Lecturer (Teach and Res)

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Consultant Respiratory Physician with a specialist interest in Interstitial Lung Disease - University Hospital of South Manchester, Wythenshawe Hospital

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer - University of Manchester

Deputy Clinical Director Respiratory Depatrment, Wythenshawe Hospital

website: www.northwestipfmanchester.weebly.com


Nazia Chaudhuri is a consultant physician with a specialist interest in Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) at the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester.  She graduated with a first class honours degree in medicine and genetics in relation to medicine at the University of Leeds in 1999. She then worked as a respiratory trainee in the South Yorkshire deanery. During this time she performed a PhD looking at the effects of air pollution in particular diesel particles on the airways. She has publications and reviews related to her PhD work and continued with her research interests as an NIHR Clinical lecturer.

She has developed an expertise and clinical interest in managing patients with ILD and has built upon this during her time at MFT. She has been involved in improving the service by setting up a regional network aiming to improve patient care in the North West region. She has developed a patient database and is involved in clinical trials in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). Dr Chaudhuri has published her work managing people with IPF in peer reviewed journals and has presented work at national and international conferences such as the British Thoracic Society (BTS), European Respiratory Society (ERS), American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF). She has developed a website about the work that is done at the North West ILD unit (www.northwestipfmanchester.weebly.com).

She is an elected member of the BTS Research and Scientific Committee and has been involved in writing the BTS bronchoscopy guideline.

Dr Chaudhuri is Deputy Clinical Director of Respiratory Medicine at MFT.

Dr Chaudhuri is actively involved in Undergraduate medical education and postgraduate training


MB ChB BSc Honours - University of Leeds 1999

BSc Honours Genetics in relation to Medicine - University of Leeds 1996

PhD - University of Sheffield - 2010

MRCP - Royal College of Physicians - 2001/2002

FRCP - Royal College of Physicians - 2018

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

General Medical Council

British Thoracic Society

European Thoracic Society

British Medical Association

Royal Colege of Physicians

Medical Defence Union

ASME: Association for the study of medical Education

External positions

BTS Member of Science and Research Committee, The British Thoracic Society

1 Aug 20191 Aug 2021

Secretary North West Thoracic Society

1 Mar 2017 → …

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