After graduating from University of Dundee in 1985, Dr Murtuza Khan trained at the Alder Hey Childrens’ Hospital, Liverpool, The Variety Club Childrens’ Hospital at Kings College, London, Guys & St. Thomas’ Hospital (where he was senior clinical research fellow), London, and The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street. Following that, in 1999, he achieved dual certification (CCST) in general paediatrics and in paediatric respiratory medicine.
Murtuza is currently a Consultant Paediatrician at the Northwest London Hospitals NHS Trust as well as a Honorary Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics at Imperial College London. He is also the clinical lead for the paediatric allergy, eczema and respiratory services and the deputy clinical director at Northwick Park Hospital.
Murtuza is actively involved in research and his publications are regularly presented at international gatherings including the American Academy of Pediatrics, European Respiratory Society and American Thoracic Society. He has spent nearly three years in Saudi Arabia developing the paediatric services in hospitals in Jeddah and is currently a panel member on the National Review of Asthma Deaths (NRAD); a body set up by the Department of Health (DOH) to review all asthma deaths in children in the United Kingdom.