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Dr Sundeep Kaul

Consultant in intensive care and respiratory medicine and and lead respiratory consultant at Harefield Hospital. 



Education and training

Dr Sundeep Kaul studied at the University of Birmingham, graduating in 1995 and then went on to undertake postgraduate training in Oxford, Leicester and London. He studied for a PhD at King’s College London, which focused on non-invasive ventilation and patient ventilation interactions.
After completing a Darzi Fellowship and gaining accreditation in general internal, respiratory and intensive care medicine, he was appointed as a consultant in intensive care and respiratory medicine at Harefield Hospital. 

Clinical interests

Dr Kaul's work and clinical interests in respiratory medicine include: 

  • acute and chronic respiratory failure
  • asthma
  • allergy
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • bronchiectasis
  • lung cancer
  • interstitial lung disease (ILD)
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • sleep disorders
  • neuromuscular disease
  • infections such as tuberculosis, atypical mycobacteria and fungal disease 
  • bronchoscopy
  • intercostal drain insertion
  • weaning from invasive ventilation 
  • peri-operative optimisation
  • breathlessness.



Dr Kaul has given around 60 talks in primary care, as well as delivering courses on acute respiratory failure and non-invasive ventilation in secondary care institutions around the UK. He has been invited to speak at the British Thoracic Society’s short course on non-invasive ventilation for four years running. Dr Kaul has also given lectures on motor neurone disease and respiratory muscle weakness, and management of candidiasis in intensive care.


Dr Kaul is a member of:

  • the faculty for the MSc in palliative care course at King’s College London
  • the guideline writing groups for the British Thoracic Society and Royal College of Physicians
  • education and governance in the department of critical care at Harefield Hospital (lead)
  • London Respiratory Network clinical leadership group


  • Mohite PN, Fatullayev J, Maunz O, Kaul S, Sabashnikov A, Weymann A, Saez DG, Patil NP, Zych B, Popov AF, DeRobertis F, Bahrami T, Amrani M, Simon AR (2014) distal limb perfusion: achilles’ heel in peripheral venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Artificial Organs 38(11): 940-4. doi: 10.1111/aor.12314.

  • Davies B, Kaul S, Klein J, Milburn H (2012) Opportunistic mycobacterial lung disease: Non tuberculous slow-growing mycobacterial pulmonary infections in non-HIV infected patients in south London. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases 44(11): 815-9. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2012.694469.

  • Swindlehurst A, Swindlehurst N, Kaul S, Corrigan C (2012) Allergy services at a tertiary referral centre: a one year retrospective review of all referrals. “A one year review of allergy referrals”. Journal of Allergy and Therapy 3: 115. doi: 10.4172/2155-6121.1000115.



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Middlesex, UB9 6JH
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