Najib Rahman

Najib Rahman directs the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit and works clinically as a pleural specialist. Having qualified in Oxford he underwent the medical SHO rotation at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, and re-joined Oxford as a Specialist Registrar in 2003. He undertook a DPhil and MSc in this period and was appointed Director of the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit and Consultant Lead for Pleural Disease in Oxford in 2011. He was appointed as Professor of Respiratory Medicine in 2018, and is currently running randomized and observational studies in pleural infection, pneumothorax and malignant pleural effusion.  He is trained in Thoracoscopy, Thoracic Ultrasound  and Clinical Trials methodology, and has published over 300 papers with citations of >6000 and an H-index of 62. He is co-chair of the BTS Pleural Guidelines 2023, Chair of the BTS Pleural Intervention Committee 2023, Chair of multiple ERS guidelines on pleural disease, Senior NIHR Investigator and National Speciality Lead for Respiratory Research for the UK Clinical Research Network.