Dr Rod Hughes

Consultant Respiratory Physician

QualificationsMBChB, DM, MBA, FRCPE

Member of:

  • European Respiratory Society
  • British Thoracic Society
  • Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • President of Sheffield Breathe Easy Patients Group
  • BUPA Registered Provider


  • Respiratory Consultancy Ltd

Scope of Practice:

  • Investigation & management of breathlessness
  • Investigation & management of cough
  • Allergy
  • Asthma & chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Lung blood clots (Pulmonary Embolism)
  • Sleep apnoea (snoring and breathing difficulties during sleep)
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing

When not working, Dr Hughes enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, playing tennis, running and seeing what the world has to offer.

Fees, Training & Background:

Dr Hughes is a New Zealand trained Respiratory Physician with a private practice at Claremont.

He has worked in several international renowned hospitals in the UK and participtaed in developing National Guidelines, undertaking extensive research in the fields of airways disease, exercise testing and lung blood circulation.

He has recently completed an MBA in Quality Improvement and is focusing on providing new and innovative ways of providing high quality care to patients.

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