Prof. Najib Rahman

University of Oxford, UK

Najib M Rahman, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Lead for Pleural Diseases
Director, Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit
University of Oxford & Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford
Deputy National CRN Lead for Respiratory Disease, NIHR CRN

Najib Rahman runs the Oxford Pleural Unit and Directs the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit. Having qualified in Oxford he underwent the medical SHO rotation at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, and re-joined Oxford as a Specialist Registrar in 2003. He undertook a DPhil and MSc in this period and was appointed Director of the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit and Consultant Lead for Pleural Disease in Oxford in 2011. 

He was appointed as Professor of Respiratory Medicine in 2018, and is currently running randomized and observational studies in pleural infection, pneumothorax and malignant pleural effusion.  He is trained in Thoracoscopy, Thoracic Ultrasound  and Clinical Trials methodology, and has published over 250 papers with citations of >6000. He is co-chair of the BTS Pleural Guidelines 2021, Chair of the BTS Pleural Intervention Committee, and Chair of multiple ERS guidelines on pleural disease.

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