Dr Yung graduated at Cardiff University in 1988. He completed his General Internal Medicine and Respiratory Medicine Specialist training in London (North West Thames rotation). He was previously Tutor in Respiratory Medicine and Clinical Research Fellow at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London. His MD thesis was on the diagnosis and pathogenesis of Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes. He was appointed Consultant Respiratory Physician at Basildon University Hospital in 1999 and has worked at the Nuffield Health, Brentwood Hospital since 2001.
Dr Yung had won the Basildon Hospital Chief Executive Gold Award in Quality Improvement in 2003 (Non-invasive Ventilation) and in 2007 (Cancer Medicine Ward).
Dr Yung’s specialist interests in Respiratory Medicine include Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cough and its management, Lung Cancer and Investigation of Unexplained Shortness of Breath.
Dr Yung has performed 2000 bronchoscopies and is trained to perform Endobronchial Ultrasound Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA). Dr Yung has published widely in respiratory specialist peer-reviewed journals. He is the current Clinical Lead in Lung Cancer at Basildon Hospital.
Dr Yung takes pride in providing meticulous clinical care and excellent communication to his patients.
Dr Yung's professional interests include:
- Unexplained shortness of breath
- Pulmonary fibrosis
- Suspected lung cancer
- Royal College of Physicians (Fellow)
- British Thoracic Society
- Medical Defence Union
- European Respiratory Society
Other post held
- Consultant in General & Respiratory Medicine, Basildon & Thurrock University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
- Clinical Lead in Lung Cancer at Basildon & Thurrock University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Insurers Dr Bernard Yung works with
Dr Bernard Yung works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Benenden Health
Dr Bernard Yung does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Bernard Yung does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Bernard Yung does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.