- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
Dr Adrian Draper graduated from the University of London.
He trained in respiratory and general medicine in a variety of London hospitals. He undertook research, for an MD thesis, into occupational asthma at Royal Brompton Hospital and completed his training at St George’s Hospital where he was appointed as a consultant physician in 2003.
His clinical practice includes all aspects of lung disease in addition to a special interest in lung cancer, occupational lung disorders and interstitial lung diseases.
Areas of interest
Diagnosis and management of asthma; smoking related lung disease; diagnosis and management of unexplained cough; sleep apnoea, related sleep disorders and unexplained fatigue; lung cancer- diagnosis and management; unexplained shortness of breath; lung infections; bronchiectasis and lung fibrosis. Occupational Lung diseases.
Abnormal chest X-rays
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Thoracic & General Physician
St George's Healthcare NHS Trust
Pleural disease, ILD, Lung cancer, Occupational lung diseases, Pulmonary emboli
Football, Cricket, Computing, Travelling
A Draper* et al. Early prognostication of COVID-19 to guide hospitalisation versus outpatient monitoring using a point-of-test risk prediction score. * Co- first authors. Accepted publication Thorax 2021
G Tunnicliffe, A Draper. A pilot study of a digital drainage system in pneumothorax. BMJ Open Resp Res 2014;1:e000033 doi:10.1136/bmjresp-2014-000033
Chang YJ, Ali H, Draper A, Chua F. An unusual cause of cyanosis in a patient with COPD. BMJ Case Reports 2013.
P Rao, R Buxton-Thomas, B Tinwell, A Draper, J Vlahos, S Walsh. Unexplained dyspnoea in a patient with idiopathic myelofibrosis. Thorax 2013. 68(2) 199-200.
K Nimako, J Poloniecki, A Draper,T Rahman. Seasonal variability and meteorological factors: Retrospective study of the incidence of pulmonary embolism from a large UK teaching hospital. Respiratory Care 2012. 57(8):1267-1272(6)
H Jeal, J Harris, A Draper, A Newman Taylor, P Cullinan, M Jones. Dual sensitization to rat and mouse urinary allergens reflects cross-reactive molecules rather than atopy. Allergy 2009. 64(6):855-61,
H Jeal, A Draper, J Harris, A Newman Taylor, P Cullinan, M Jones. Modified Th2 responses at High-Dose Exposures to Allergen: Using an Occupational Model
Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med 2006. 174: 21-25.
H Jeal, A Draper, J Harris, A Newman Taylor, P Cullinan, M Jones. Determination of the T cell epitopes of the lipocalin allergen, Rat n 1. Clin Exp Allergy 2004; 34:1919–1925
R Pearse, A Draper, R Grounds
Non-invasive ventilation to avoid tracheal intubation in a patient with Guillain-Barré syndrome Br J Anaesth 2003 91: 913-916
H Jeal, A Draper, M Jones, J Harris, K Welsh , A Newman Taylor, P Cullinan. HLA associations with sensitisation to rat lipocalin allergens: a model for other animal allergies? Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology 2003; 111 (4): 795-799
A Draper, P Cullinan, AJ Newman Taylor. Estimating the incidence of occupational asthma and rhinitis from laboratory animal allergens in the UK, 1999-2000. Occup Environ Med; 60 (8): 604-605
A Draper, P Cullinan, M Jones, C Campbell, AJ Newman Taylor. Occupational asthma due to powdered fungicides Occup Environ Med 60 (1): 76-77
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2007
- MB BS King's College, University of London 1991
- MD Imperial College, University of London 2009
Reference number 3475528
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Regional Advisor RCP 2019
- Clinical Director St George's Healthcare NHS Trust 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- Respiratory & GIM , 2003
Affiliations / memberships
British Thoracic Society (BTS)
European Respiratory Society (ERS)
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
- BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital
- 18:30 - 20:00
- 020 8655 5500
- Parkside Hospital
- 09:00 - 12:00
- 020 8971 8000
- Parkside Hospital
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 020 8971 8000
- St Anthony's Hospital
- 10:30 - 12:30
- 020 8337 6691
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Contact treating hospital
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
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