Dr Fasihul Khan


MBChB, MRCP (UK, MRCP (Respiratory Medicine), AFFMLM, PGCert (Med Ed, PhD

GMC number: 7081307

Practising since: 2010


Respiratory Medicine

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  • Wednesday PM
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Dr Khan is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester specialising in the diagnosis and management of all respiratory conditions. He qualified from the University of Leicester in 2010 with a distinction and brings experience and expertise to each patient encounter.

Dr Khan is well-versed in treating all respiratory conditions, with particular expertise in interstitial lung disease (ILD) which includes conditions such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, connective tissue disease-related lung disease, environmental/inhalational lung disease, among many others. He is approved to prescribe specialist anti-fibrotic treatments such as pirfenidone and nintedanib and runs a specialist clinic at Glenfield Hospital receiving referrals from across the region. Dr Khan’s dedication to advancing medical knowledge led him to complete a PhD focused on predicting survival in patients with ILD. His research findings have been published in the most highly regarded respiratory journals, and presented at international conferences, earning him several awards.

Dr Khan regularly lectures to general practitioners, hospital doctors and medical students and holds a postgraduate certificate in medical education. His expertise extends beyond language barriers, with fluency in Hindi and Urdu, and an understanding of Gujarati and Punjabi, enabling him to provide personalised and effective care.

Special interests

Breathlessness, Cough, Chest infection, wheezing; Asthma, COPD, Bronchitis, Bronchiectasis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Emphysema, Pneumonia, Pleural disorders, Pulmonary Embolism (blood clots), Tuberculosis, Lung Cancer.

Languages spoken

English, Urdu, Hindi

Locations Dr Fasihul Khan works with

Related experience




  • Royal College of Physicians, London
  • British Thoracic Society
  • European Respiratory Society
  • American Thoracic Society
  • East Midlands Thoracic Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Respiratory Physician, Glenfield Hospital

Insurers Dr Fasihul Khan works with

Dr Fasihul Khan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna International
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


Dr Fasihul Khan does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Fasihul Khan does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Fasihul Khan does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.