Clinical expertise

Dr Peter George is a consultant respiratory physician and clinical lead for interstitial lung disease at Royal Brompton Hospital. He is experienced in managing all respiratory conditions and has specialist expertise in conditions which result in lung inflammation and scarring – interstitial lung disease and pulmonary fibrosis.

He has specialist expertise in:


Dr Peter George is a consultant respiratory physician at Royal Brompton Hospital, where he treats both NHS and private patients.

He studied at Imperial College London and received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 2005.

After completing his undergraduate studies at Imperial College London, Dr Peter George trained in respiratory and general medicine at the most prestigious centres in London. He completed his specialist training in interstitial lung disease at the Hammersmith and Royal Brompton hospitals in London and at the National Jewish Health Hospital in Denver, Colorado, USA.

In 2009, Dr George was awarded an academic clinical fellowship in respiratory medicine at Imperial College London. With funding from the Medical Research Council, Dr George completed his PhD on the role of the immune system in pulmonary inflammation.


As an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London, Dr George continues to be highly active in basic science and clinical research recruiting patients to trials of new therapies, supervising PhD students and publishing his research in the most prestigious medical journals.


Dr George has published numerous papers and chapters on his subjects of expertise, including in the journals:

  • Lancet Respiratory Medicine
  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
  • European Respiratory Journal
  • British Medical Journal


Dr Peter George is an honorary senior lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London. He has an active teaching role where he regularly lectures undergraduate and postgraduate students. He also supervises and mentors junior doctors at all stages of their training within Royal Brompton Hospital.

Regularly, Dr George organises and teaches educational courses for hospital doctors and GPs on all topics in respiratory medicine. He has also been the course director for a number of international preceptorships on the topic of interstitial lung disease.

Dr George is on the specialist advisory group of the British Thoracic Society for interstitial lung disease.