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Treatments & Specialties

Consultant Respiratory Physician

Dr Bernadette Coker

Dr Bernadette Coker

Consultant Respiratory Physician

Allergy

Respiratory / Chest

Sleep Services

General Internal Medicine

Dr Bernadette Coker has 18 years’ experience treating patients with all medical and respiratory problems and has a particular interest in sleep disorder assessment and treatments. She is a Lead Physician in acute non-invasive ventilation which improves survival of patients with respiratory failure.

Dr Coker also developed a comprehensive sleep service for patients suffering from sleep disorders and has a particular expertise in treating patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. Dr Coker also implemented innovative treatments and techniques for patients with pleural effusions. She is a champion of patients’ safety and delivers high quality of care which she has been awarded a Clinical Excellence Award in 2012.

She launched a modern allergy service with comprehensive testing and immunotherapy.

Dr Coker is an accomplished medical teacher and trainer. She established a number of national courses for doctors, which more information can be found on www.fordoctorsbydoctors.co.uk. She is promoting and leading on simulation training for doctors to improve patient’s safety and outcomes. Dr Coker is recognised as an Excellent Clinical Supervisor and she was ACCS Faculty Member in London Deanery assessing and recruiting doctors in training.

Her research interests include sleep related breathing disorders, periodic limb movement disorders and non-invasive techniques to treat these conditions, allergy assessments and it’s the most effective treatments, very accurate assessments and excellent treatments for pleural effusions related to respiratory infections and lung cancer. She has published a number of scientific articles in these areas and she is regularly invited to lecture at national and international meetings.

Dr Coker sees all general medical and respiratory patients but has a special interest in the assessments of sleep problems, breathlessness, chest pains, cough and allergy testing. She works in partnership with London Sleep Centre, Harley Street.

 

Special interests

Allergy and Asthma, Cough, Snoring and Sleep disorders

Consulting Address

27 Tooley Street

London

SE1 2PR

Consulting Sessions:

MON PM/ THURS PM at LBH Alt Thurs at Sevenoaks

Secretary:

Mrs Pat Powley

Telephone:

07923 385 054

Fax:

208 8517 694

Email:

Website:

Qualifications:

MD, MSc, Dip Med Lead, Cert Med Ed (UCL)

NHS Base:

Private only