Dr Himender Makker

Dr Himender Makker

General (internal) medicine, Respiratory medicine 03411230

  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Makker is a Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Medicine at the North Middlesex University and University College London NHS Trust Hospital. His clinical practice includes full range of respiratory and sleep disorders. He has special interest in sleep disorders, lung cancer and asthma.

He provides sleep study service and manages wide range of sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnoea and obesity hypoventilation syndrome. He has developed protocols for management of sleep disorders, provides specialist training in sleep medicine, runs sleep medicine courses and published extensively including book chapters and book on Case histories in Sleep Medicine.

He has led busy lung cancer service since 1997 and supported national lung cancer audit, clinical trials and published book on Case histories in Lung Cancer.

He trained in General and Respiratory Medicine at Cardiff, Manchester and Birmingham University Hospitals and obtained specialist experience in sleep disordered breathing and asthma (brittle and occupational).

He worked as Clinical research fellow at Southampton University for DM thesis into Mechanisms of Exercise induced asthma.

He has developed local NHS Trust guidelines for Ambulatory Management of Pulmonary Embolism

He is examiner for Royal College of Physicians, Malta Medical School and St. Georges University School of Medicine, Grenada.

He peer reviews original research articles and grant applications for MRC and NIHR, chairs scientific sessions at respiratory conference (APSR, ERS) and member of Peer review subcommittee of American Thoracic Society.

Areas of interest

Long covid;Lung disease; Respiratory disorders; Sleep Disorders / apnoea; Lung cancer; Cough-persistent, chronic, recurrent and coughing up blood; Breathlessness-persistent, chronic, unexplained; COPD -assessment for home neubliser, portable oxygen, long term oxygen, fitness for flying and surgical interventions; Asthma-exercise-induced asthma, chronic severe/poorly controlled asthma and work related/occupational asthma; Lung cancer- screening, diagnosis and staging; Recurrent respiratory infections and bronchiectasis; Chronic Ventilatory/Respiratory failure-assessment for home oxygen treatment, CPAP and Non-invasive Ventilation (NIV) BiPAP

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