Dr Julius CairnMBBS MD FRCP
Honorary consultant in respiratory medicine
Dr Julius Cairn completed undergraduate training at The Medical College at The London Hospital (now part of Queen Mary, University of London) and postgraduate training in the north-west Thames region, London. This included postgraduate training at Royal Brompton, Harefield and Charing Cross hospitals.
He completed research at Harefield and Royal Brompton hospitals on bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome following lung transplantation.
Dr Julius Cairn is a respiratory physician who covers all aspects of respiratory medicine. As well as having a clinic at Harefield Hospital, he also works as a consultant respiratory and general physician at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
He has specialist interests in:
- interstitial lung disease
- lung cancer
- respiratory infections such as bronchiectasis
- respiratory physiology
- investigation of breathlessness
- obstructive sleep apnoea.
He provides a fibre-optic bronchoscopy service and is a member of the lung cancer multidisciplinary panel at Harefield Hospital.
Dr Julius Cairn is involved with educating others about interstitial lung disease, the management of pneumonia and oxygen prescribing.
He is involved with clinical governance, as he is a member of West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust’s antibiotics and medical gas committees.
He has published the results from his research in academic papers on various subjects including bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome.