Professor Colm Leonard

Professor Colm Leonard


Respiratory Medicine

30 years of experience
21 years as a specialist

Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4690287
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    The Christie Private Care

    The Christie Private Care, Wilmslow Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 4BX
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    Professor Leonard is a leading Consultant in Respiratory, Thoracic and Transplant Medicine with HCA Healthcare at The Christie Private Care, along with an NHS post at Manchester University Trust. His clinical interests include severe lung disease and interstitial lung disease in addition to the full range of general respiratory problems (bronchitis, asthma, bronchiectasis, pulmonary embolism etc).

    He began his career at 1991 at Trinity College Dublin where he was awarded his Medical Degree. He completed an extensive training scheme including 3 years as a Fellow in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Stanford University Medical Centre in California. Following this, he was appointed as Attending Physician for the Lung Transplant Program at Stanford before moving back to the UK to take up a Consultant post at Wythenshawe Hospital. His vast experience and strong academic background led to his role as a Consultant Clinical Advisor for Topic Selection with NICE-The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Professor Leonard was awarded an Honorary Professorship by the University of Manchester on behalf of Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre in 2019

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Interstitial Lung Disease ILD (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, drug-induced ILD, systemic sclerois, polymyositis and other connective tissue disease-related ILD, Rheumatoid lung disease)
    • Lung Transplantation
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Obliterative bronchiolitis
    • Pulmonary embolism


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    Special interests

    • Asthma
    • Breathlessness
    • Bronchitis
    • Chest Infection
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    • Emphysema
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Fibrosis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sibilant Rhonchi (Wheeze)
    • Troublesome Cough
    • Tuberculosis
    • Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
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    • Medical degree MBBCh - university of Dublin, Trinity College 1991
    • Masters thesis 1998 from University of Dublin, Trinity College¬†
    • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, London
    • Member of British Thoracic Society
    • Member of European Respiratory SOciety
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