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Founding Members:

  • Dr George Santis Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
  • Mrs Karen Harrison Phipps Consultant in Thoracic surgery
  • Mr Tom Routledge Consultant in Thoracic Surgery

Lung Conditions:

  • Acute and Chronic Lung Infections
  • COPD and Emphysema
  • Lung Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer to Lung and Pleura
  • Mesothelioma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pleural effusions
  • Pulmonary Embolism

Welcome to The London Bridge Thoracic Group

The London Bridge Thoracic Group provides comprehensive state of the art investigations and Thoracic treatments in London, for all lung conditions.


Patients can be seen for Thoracic care in London because of:

  • Respiratory symptoms requiring diagnosis. Such symptoms include cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, haemoptysis (expectoration of blood), recurrent chest infections, wheeze, snoring, sleep related problems, abnormal chest radiograph
  • Need for complex investigations such as pleural biopsy (medical or surgical), bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), mediastinoscopy, open lung biopsy, lung function testing including exercise testing, fitness to fly, tests to evaluate airway hypersensitivity and asthma and home/hospital studies to evaluate sleep related problems
  • Treatment of already diagnosed lung conditions
  • Endobronchial stenting to manage airway problems in patients with cancer
  • Surgical management of pleural effusions, lung cancer, metastatic lung cancer, mesothelioma, empyema, pneumothorax, lung volume reduction surgery for COPD and emphysema
  • Second opinions