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Dr Waseem Asrar Khan

Consultant in respiratory and general medicine


Mbchb, Mrcp(Resp), BSc(hons)

Special Interests:

Lead for airways disease at MFT( MRI branch)
Interests in difficult COPD and Asthma with an interest in Asthma in pregnancy.


I trained at Manchester University and qualified as a doctor in 2007.Prior to this I completed a degree in Biomedical science achieving an honours degree at the University of Manchester in 2002.

Trained within the North West Deanery and achieved CCT in 2017 in respiratory and general medicine.

I have been working at MRI since November 2017. Currently establishing the Asthma service here at MRI with a particular interest in Asthma in pregnancy management working in close liaison with the Obstetric team at MRI. Published multiple case report in the BMJ and poster presentation at national and international conferences.

Currently a committee member of the Greater Manchester Medicines Management group and the Manchester integrated lung service (MILS).

Contact Details:

Secretary contact-

0161 276 4322

Related Links:

A case of progressive orthopnea and shoulder pain secondary to bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis.
Herbert A, Khan WA, Madi S.
BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Jul 18;2017. pii: bcr-2017-219892. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-219892.

Major advances in managing community-acquired pneumonia.
Asrar Khan W, Woodhead M.
F1000Prime Rep. 2013 Oct 1;5:43. doi: 10.12703/P5-43.

Simultaneous bilateral spontaneous pneumothoraces: a case of occupational asthma.
Khan WA, Curl-Roper T, Helm J, Houghton C.
BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Sep 11;2013. pii: bcr2013010057. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-010057.

Hypereosinophilic syndrome secondary to strongyloides infection: a case of recurrent asthma exacerbations.
Khan WA, Santhanakrishnan K.
BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Aug 20;2013. pii: bcr2013009587. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-009587.

Cervical and mediastinal emphysema associated with an asthma exacerbation.
Khan WA, Abbas S, Bright J.
BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Feb 18;2013. pii: bcr2012008253. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-008253.

Case report: Sudden cardiac death in a young man.
Langara B, Georgieva S, Khan WA, Bhatia P, Abdelaziz M.
Breathe (Sheff). 2015 Mar;11(1):67-70. doi: 10.1183/20734735.009014.