Dr Toby Maher is an exceptional Consultant Respiratory Physician based at 77 Wimpole Street by Harley Street. He offers a range of the latest treatments to help patients suffering with conditions such as pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis and lung disease associated with connective tissue disease.
About Dr Toby Maher
Dr Toby Maher qualified from Southampton medical school in 1998, and went on to train in respiratory medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital. He then completed his MSc in respiratory medicine and was awarded with a distinction at Imperial College London. Whilst training, Dr Maher was awarded by the Wellcome Trust with a Clinical Research Fellowship, which enabled him to undertake a PhD researching the causes of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Dr Maher was one of three consultants working at the Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Unit at the Royal Brompton Hospital, where he helped enhance the treatment for patients suffering from various forms of ILD. The unit is one of the largest in the world of its kind and is the only centre dedicated to ILD in the United Kingdom. The Brompton ILD Unit was involved in the early trials of the new anti-fibrotic drug Pirfenidone,
Dr Maher offers a wide range of diagnosis’ and treatments, and has the following areas of clinical expertise:
- Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
- Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)
- Lung disorders associated with connective tissue and autoimmune
- Cryptogenic organising pneumonia (COP)
Dr Toby Maher is also able to perform airway and lung examinations (bronchoscopy), which is a technique of visualising the inside of the airways for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.
.Dr Maher is Chair of the British Thoracic Society (BTS) specialist advisory group for rare (orphan) lung disease, in addition to his clinical work. He is also on the council for BTS as well as the Treasurer for the British Association for Lung Research. Dr Maher’s exceptional knowledge related to pulmonary fibrosis and interstitial lung disease has seen him travel both internationally, and around the United Kingdom to lecture and share his experiences with aspiring medical students. He is also Senior Associate Editor of the international respiratory journal, Respirology.
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