About Professor Athol Wells

Consultant Respiratory Physician

Lung Health

Sub-specialties: Lung Fibrosis, Autoimmune-related Lung Disorders, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Sarcoidosis, Lung Scarring Disorder, Respiratory Medicine.

Professor Wells chairs the British Thoracic Society group revising guidelines in diffuse lung disease. He also sits on the American Thoracic Society – European Respiratory Society group revising guidelines in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He sits on advisory boards for the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and Thorax

Overview

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Professor Wells chairs the British Thoracic Society group revising guidelines in diffuse lung disease. He also sits on the American Thoracic Society – European Respiratory Society group revising guidelines in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He sits on advisory boards for the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and Thorax

Areas of Expertise

Professor Wells has a range of specialities, including:

  • Lung fibrosis
  • Associated autoimmune disorders
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • All forms of sarcoidosis
  • Other lung scarring disorders

About Professor Athol Wells

In addition to his work at OneWelbeck Lung Health, Professor Athol Wells is a consultant in respiratory medicine at Royal Brompton Hospital, where he treats both private and NHS patients.

He is also the clinical and academic lead for the interstitial lung disease unit at Royal Brompton Hospital.

Personal Biography

Professor Wells trained in New Zealand at Green Lane Hospital, Auckland before starting post-graduate studies at Royal Brompton Hospital in 1989.Professor Wells chairs the British Thoracic Society group revising guidelines in diffuse lung disease. He also sits on the American Thoracic Society – European Respiratory Society  group revising guidelines in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, as well as other joint groups involved in the definition of non-specific interstitial pneumonia, smoking related diffuse lung disease, and acute exacerbations of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He sits on advisory boards for the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and Thorax, and is the principal editor or co-editor of three books.

Additional Information

Memberships

  • British Thoracic Society
  • American Thoracic Society
  • European Respiratory Society