Dr Fasihul Khan

Dr Fasihul Khan

Respiratory medicine 07081307


  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Sleep disorders


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

About me

Dr. Fasihul Khan is a highly skilled Consultant Respiratory Physician based at both Glenfield and Spire Hospitals in Leicester.

Dr Khan obtained his medical degree from the University of Leicester in 2010, where he graduated with distinction. His expertise spans a wide range of respiratory conditions, and he has a particular focus on interstitial lung disease (ILD). This involves various conditions such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, connective tissue disease-related lung disease, environmental/inhalational lung disease, and many more. Dr Khan is approved to prescribe specialised anti-fibrotic treatments like pirfenidone and nintedanib, and leads the specialist ILD centre at Glenfield hospital which receives referrals from across the region.

Dr. Khan is a recent former member of the British Thoracic Society's ILD Specialist Advisory Group, where he provided expert insights and advice that contributed to shaping patient care standards in the UK.

Dr. Khan pursued a higher degree and completed a PhD focused on predicting survival in patients with ILD. His research findings have been published in esteemed respiratory journals, and he has had the privilege of presenting his work at international conferences, receiving recognition and awards for his contributions. He actively participates in various national and international research groups, exploring innovative approaches to treating and monitoring ILD patients.

As a passionate educator, Dr Khan regularly delivers lectures to general practitioners, hospital doctors, and medical students, and holds a postgraduate certificate in medical education.

Dr Khan's multilingual abilities, including fluency in Hindi and Urdu and an understanding of Gujarati and Punjabi, allow him to provide personalised and effective care.

Areas of interest

He consults on a wide range of respiratory symptoms and conditions including: Breathlessness, Cough, Chest infection, wheezing; Asthma, COPD, Bronchitis, Bronchiectasis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Emphysema, Pneumonia, Pleural disorders, Pulmonary Embolism (blood clots), Tuberculosis, Lung Cancer.

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