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Professor Anand Devaraj is a thoracic radiologist at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, and Professor of Practice in thoracic radiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.

He trained at Guy's and St Thomas', graduating in 1998 and trained in radiology at St George's Hospital, London, and completed sub-speciality thoracic imaging training at Royal Brompton Hospital in 2008. During this time Professor Devaraj completed his MD thesis in the imaging of pulmonary hypertension in interstitial lung disease. 

Before his appointment at Royal Brompton Hospital in 2014, Professor Devaraj worked as a thoracic radiologist at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge and at St George's Hospital, London.

Areas of expertise

Professor Devaraj's areas of expertise include: 

  • high-resolution computed tomography of interstitial lung disease
  • lung cancer imaging and screening
  • lung biopsy 
  • imaging of pulmonary hypertension.  

Research interests

Professor Devaraj has contributed to more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters in the field of thoracic imaging and is also a thoracic advisory editor for the journal European Radiology

He is the Past President of the British Society of Thoracic Imaging, and is regularly invited to speak at international meetings on the subjects of imaging of diffuse lung disease and lung cancer screening.

Research Publications

There is little literature about the mortality associated with bronchiectasis. The aim of the present study was to investigate factors affecting mortality in patients with bronchiectasis.