Professor Sam Janes

Professor Sam Janes


Respiratory Medicine

30 years of experience
18 years as a specialist


  • General (Internal) Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3581122
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    2,113 reviews

    The Physicians' Clinic

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


    Professor Sam Janes is a Consultant General & Respiratory Medicine Physician. He is based at University College Hospital NHS Trust and sees patients at a number of locations including The Physicians Clinic, Harley Street Diagnostic Center, The Princess Grace Hospital and the Harley Street Clinic.

    He holds the prestigious Professor of Respiratory Medicine post at University College Hospital and he specialises in assessing patients with cough, shortness of breath and other chest symptoms.  He is Head of the Respiratory Research Department at UCL and Vice Chair of the National Cinical Expert Group on Lung Cancer. He runs several national trials, including the SUMMIT Study screening 25,000 people in London for lung cancer. He has given the keynote lectures on lung cancer at the British Thoracic Society and the European and American National meetings in the last 2 years.

    Professor Janes has a academic background of excellence. He won a Medical Research Council (MRC) Training Fellowship for a PhD and then spent a post-doctoral period working in the world famous Cancer Research UK Lincoln’s Inn Fields Institute (now the Crick) working on cancer. He then won a hugely competitive MRC Clinician Scientiest award to move to UCL, leading a group focused on lung cancer develoment, early detection and novel treatments for lung diseases. In 2010, he was awarded one of the very few Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellowships which he has held for ten years. His work has resulted in both practice changing diagnostic trials for lung disease, the development of new drugs and therapies and he now leads one of the countries largest trials called SUMMIT - involving building four CT screening centres for lung cancer, delivering lung cancer screeening for 25,000 people.

    Prof Janes has published over 150 manuscripts on lung disease in the best journals, including Nature, Science, New England Journal of Medicine and he continues his clinics and bronchoscopy lists delivering expert care to his patients.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Interventional and Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
    • Endobronchial Ultrasound
    • Lung Function Tests

    • Lung Cancer
    • Mesothelioma
    • Cough
    • Short of Breath
    • Chest Pain
    • Covid related lung disease


    • Bronchoscopy
    • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
    • Exercise Advice
    • Lung Function / Spirometry
    • Overnight Oximetry
    • Pleural Interventions
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Asthma
    • Breathlessness
    • Bronchitis
    • Chest Infection
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    • Emphysema
    • Lung Cancer
    • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Embolism (Lung Blood Clot)
    • Pulmonary Fibrosis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Troublesome Cough
    • Tuberculosis
    • Wheezing
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    • Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London
    • BSc, Imperial Colege,
    • MBBS, Imperial College,
    • MSc, Imperial College,
    • PhD, University College London
    • Vice Chair of the National Expert Group for Lung Cancer
    • British Thoracic Society Chair of Sceince/ Meeting Organiser 2014-2017

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