Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, General Internal Medicine and Principal Investigator
Dr Burhan has developed and run a Difficult Asthma service and is the Lead Clinician for the Respiratory Enhanced Care Unit. His current research interest involves primary-secondary care liaison to reduce asthma morbidity and a study investigating the incidence and diagnosis of occult lung disease in illicit drug users.
Dr Burhan is fully competent in fibreoptic bronchoscopy, thoracic ultrasound, pleural procedures, lung function testing and interpretation. Dr Burhan has worked on many clinical trials including as PI and CI.
The CRF works very closely with Dr Burhan and his team with many of his Early Phase Trials taking place within the CRF where possible. The CRF also supports more acute Early Phase Respiratory Trials such as COPD exacerbations.