Dr Sarah Elkin

Dr Sarah Elkin


Respiratory Medicine

Recommended by 1 specialist
31 years of experience
18 years as a specialist

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“Dr. Elkin has holistic approach which maximises the benefits from the consultations and offers health improvements at multiple levels. My case was not just a particular symptom and Dr. Elkin was highly effective to manage my multifaceted condition, speeding up my return to functioning. Top knowledge is coupled with sincere caring for the patient which is something that made Dr. Elkin stand out for me.“
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  • General (Internal) Medicine
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3477269
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    The Physicians' Clinic

    13-14 Devonshire Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7AE
    142 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    15:00 - 19:30
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    Dr Sarah Elkin is a Consultant in General and Respiratory Medicine at Imperial NHS Trust and also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London. She is based at St Mary’s Hospital NHS Trust and also sees patients privately, including at the Harley Street Clinic. Dr Elkin is a true integrated clinician working in the acute trust on call, in clinics and in the community with GPs.

    Her clinical interests include breathlessness and cough, common respiratory conditions, conditions related to smoking such as chronic obstructive and pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer, smoking cessation, pulmonary rehabilitation, asthma chest infections, pneumonia, lung function testing and bronchoscopy. 

    She studied Medicine at the Middlesex Hospital, UCLH before going on to specialise in respiratory medicine at North West Thames. Dr Elkin has a doctorate from research carried out at the Royal Brompton Hospital and Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. She is COPD lead for Imperial College NHS trust and SRO-Respiratory for North west london health and care partnership 

    Dr Elkin was lead of Imperial’s Respiratory Department for seven years and the Chair of the NHS London Respiratory Board from 2012-2013. She is now Clinical Director of Integrated Care, working closely with GPs and patient groups to improve care for those with respiratory conditions.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Lung Function Testing
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Asthma
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    • Bronchitis
    • Lung Infection or Chest Infection


    • Lung Function / Spirometry
    • Allergy Blood Tests
    • Blood Testing and Results Interpretation
    • CT Scan (Computerised Tomography Scan)
    • Chest X-Ray
    • Exercise Advice
    • Fitness To Fly Testing
    • Overnight Oximetry
    • Sputum Tests
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Asthma
    • Breathlessness
    • Bronchitis
    • Chest Infection
    • Long COVID
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    • Emphysema
    • Pneumonia
    • Troublesome Cough
    • Wheezing
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    MBBS - Middlesex Hospital, University of London, UK in 1991

    MD - University of London, UK in 2003

    MRCP - Royal College of Physicians of London, UK in 1994

    FRCP - Royal College of Physicians of London, UK in 2005

    MCSP - Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, UK in 1986

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