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Professor Paul Cullinan

Paul Cullinan
Honorary consultant in respiratory

Professor Paul Cullinan is honorary consultant in respiratory medicine. He specialises in occupational and environmental lung diseases, and is the chair for the asthma and allergy care group.

Research interests

  • Cause and distribution of environmentally and occupationally induced asthma, COPD and other respiratory diseases.

  • Effects of these diseases on work performance.

  • Traffic pollution and cardiorespiratory disease.

  • Impact of environmental and industrial disasters on respiratory health and how early life experience can influence asthma.

Background and training

Professor Cullinan trained at Guy's Hospital in London and has worked at Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College since the early 1990s.

He carries out extensive postgraduate teaching both inside and outside the Trust, also running workshops on occupational lung diseases, spirometry in occupational health practice and introductory medical statistics twice a year.


He is a member of the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council and the Group of Occupational Respiratory Physicians. 

Leading reputation

The occupational lung disease service at Royal Brompton Hospital is among the busiest of its kind anywhere in the world. You can find out more about the department's clinical and specialist immunological service, research and teaching activities.


Royal Brompton

Sydney Street,
London SW3 6NP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 8121


Read more about the Trust's asthma, allergy and occupational lung disease services on our pages for patients and for healthcare professionals.