Dr. Omar Usmani


Reader in Respiratory Medicine and Consultant Physician
Imperial College London

Dr. Usmani MB BS, PhD, FHEA, FRCP is Reader in Respiratory Medicine and Consultant Physician at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), Imperial College London & Royal Brompton Hospital (RBH).

His Clinical Specialist Interests are Asthma, COPD and Chronic Cough. He is Group Leader of the Clinical Research Group within the Airway Disease Section at NHLI and a Principal Investigator. He is part of the Consultant-led RBH specialist Chronic Cough Service.

His Research themes are Inhaled Drug Delivery, Small Airways Physiology, Lung Imaging, Respiratory Pharmacology and Tele-monitoring / E-health. He has pioneered novel and sophisticated techniques of assessing inhaled drug delivery, detecting dysfunction of small airways physiology, and characterising airflow heterogeneity using pulmonary imaging, in order to understand structure-function-treatment relationships within the lungs.