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Dr Irfan Wahedna

Consultant General & Respiratory Medicine
Based in: Derby

GMC registration 3386190

I have been a Consultant Physician since March 1994. I am on the general medical council specialist register for general medicine, respiratory medicine and geriatric medicine.  I have gained extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of an extensive range of general medical & respiratory problems. I am an active examiner for the Royal College of Physicians. I am also an examiner for the General Medical Council exams for international medical graduates.

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Specialist Services

This consultant has no special services

Areas of expertise

Respiratory diseases especially, cough, airways disease (asthma and COPD), bronchiectasis, suspected Tuberculosis, unexplained breathlessness, pulmonary embolism and suspected lung cancer, recurrent chest infections, weight loss, haemoptysis (coughing up blood), concerns regarding serious lung conditions

Services provided

Consultation, lung function testing including exhaled nitrous oxide, flexible bronchoscopy, medical thoracoscopy (diagnostic & therapeutic)

Clinic times

Thursday afternoon and at other times, by mutual agreement. Since CoViD-19 pandemic, can offer remote consultations.

Specialist interests

Cough, patients with recurrent chest infections, asthma.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • I can understand and communicate in Punjabi.

Insurers registered with

BUPA, AXA/PPP, WPA, AVIVA and majority of other medical insurers.


Dr Irfan Wahedna does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Dr Irfan Wahedna does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Dr Irfan Wahedna does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

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