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Dr Sandip Banerjee is a highly qualified respiratory and sleep physician who specialises in conditions such as asthma, sleep apnoea, pleural mesothelioma, lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as chronic cough. He currently practises at the Kent-based KIMS Hospital as well as the Sevenoaks Medical Centre, which is located within the KIMS Hospital. 

With more than 15 years of experience in respiratory and sleep medicine, Dr Banerjee can provide his expertise with regards to a wide variety of respiratory-related conditions, including longstanding coughs, coughing up blood, wheezing, cough with excessive sputum, and unintentional weight loss.

He possesses a special interest in respiratory medicine, sleep medicine, integrated care for chronic respiratory conditions, as well as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and has developed an equally keen interest in relation to the investigation of patients suffering from protracted coughs and breathlessness. One of his main research interests is obesity hypoventilation syndrome, and is also interested in the management of non-respiratory sleep disorders including insomnia. 

Dr Banerjee completed his specialist respiratory and general internal medicine training at the Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge and successfully obtained an MD (research) from the University of Hertfordshire in London. Notably, he spent three years investigating ventilatory failure in motor neurone disease at the Cambridge-based Papworth Hospital. Dr Banerjee, who is a member of the European Respiratory Society and the European Sleep Society, has gained a substantial amount of experience with regards to the treatment of COVID-19. 

Especialista en


What is asthma? Asthma is a condition which occurs when the upper airways constrict as a result of...

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)


Sleep apnoea

What is sleep apnoea? Sleep apnoea is the interruption of breathing that occurs when you are &...

Lung diseases


Chronic cough


Pleural mesothelioma

What is pleural mesothelioma? Pleural mesothelioma is a rare malignant tumour affecting the pleura, the lining which surrounds each lung and th...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Asthma
  • Atypical pneumonia
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Chronic cough
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Coronavirus
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Lung diseases
  • Pleural mesothelioma
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary emphysema
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary nodule
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Smoking cessation (quitting)
  • Spirometry
  • The common cold

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  • KIMS Hospital
    Newnham Ct Way, Weavering, Maidstone ME14 5FT - Maidstone
    (+44) 02070313410
  • Sevenoaks Medical Centre
    Beadle House, London Rd, Sevenoaks TN13 2JD - Sevenoaks
    (+44) 02070313410

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