Dr Kofi Nimako has been a Consultant Respiratory Physician since August 2013 and is currently the clinical lead for respiratory medicine. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and is a member of the British Medical Association and the British Thoracic Society.

He gained a BSc degree before graduating in medicine from Liverpool University. He completed specialist training at St George’s and The Royal Brompton hospitals as well as district hospitals in Surrey. Dr Nimako conducted research into lung cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital, obtaining his MD degree from the Institute of Cancer Research in 2013. He has also gained an MSc degree in critical care medicine from Cardiff University.

His specialist interests include lung cancer and is the multidisciplinary team lead. His other interests are asthma, COPD, cough, respiratory failure, interstitial lung disease, respiratory infection and bronchiectasis.