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Dr Ghulam Mujtaba

Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine



Special Interests:

I specialize in all aspects of paediatric respiratory medicine, including cystic fibrosis, asthma, wheezy infants, chronic cough, respiratory infections, flexible bronchoscopy, interstitial lung disease and sleep disordered breathing.


Graduated in 2000. I completed my basic specialist training and Specialist Registrar training in Paediatrics from Royal College of Physicians of Ireland from 2003-2013 with subspecialty training in paediatric respiratory. I did my clinical fellowship in Paediatric Respiratory in Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. I worked as a Consultant in Royal London (Barts Health NHS Trust), Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin and Children University Hospital Temple Street, Dublin before joining Royal Manchester Children Hospital in 2016.

I am committed to provide a high-quality clinical and academic service for respiratory paediatrics to all of those who attend our service for investigation, care and management. To improve services for our patients and staff, I took up position of department lead for Paediatric respiratory medicine in December 2020. I am currently also lead for interstitial lung disease in children and audit activities in department. I also jointly lead CF department and provide care for one of the largest CF centres in UK with shared care CF services in many regional centres. I have developed various guidelines both for CF and respiratory service. I have presented at European Cystic Fibrosis Conference and continue to recruit for various national and international clinical trials where I am Co-investigator. I have been an invited speaker at regional, national and international conferences and I am also clinical and educational supervisor for paediatric and respiratory trainees at RMCH.

I have also been honorary clinical lecturer for university of Manchester and currently acting as academic advisor for medical students. I am a member of British Paediatric respiratory society, European Respiratory society and European Cystic Fibrosis society

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