Dr Tuck-Kay Loke



GMC number: 4202703

Practising since: 1995


Respiratory Medicine, General (internal) Medicine

Consultation times

  • 1st Wednesday of each month 17:30-20:00
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Dr Loke completed his undergraduate medical training at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London qualifying with MB.BS in 1995. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians London in 1999 following general medical training, and subsequently undertook specialist training in Respiratory Medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, St Georges and the Royal Brompton Hospital. Following a fellowship from the Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals Charitable Foundation, he pursued a research project at the Medical Research Council and Asthma UK Centre (based at Guys Hospital) on the pathogenesis of steroid-resistant asthma. He was awarded a doctoral thesis for this research from King’s College London in 2006.

Dr Loke has previously chaired the Trust Cancer Board and the Medicines Management Committee before being appointed as Cardiorespiratory Clinical Lead at Croydon Health Services. He has a particular interest in the early diagnosis of lung cancer and is currently Chair of the Lung Tumour Site Specific Group at the Kent and Medway Cancer Alliance. Dr Loke is a skilled bronchoscopist and EBUS operator. He takes an active role in clinical research, having been the local Principal Investigator for a number of NIHR-accredited clinical studies on lung cancer. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London and an active member of the British Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society.

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Special interests

General (Internal) Medicine and Respiratory Medicine

Other interests

  • Allergies
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Occupational Lung Diseases

Personal interests

Dr Loke has two young children; and plays the violin in a local orchestra; He also enjoys long distance running; and is cultivating an interest in orchards.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Tuck-Kay Loke at Nuffield Health

  • Blood test
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Respiratory virus screen
  • CT scan (or CAT scan)
  • Psychological support and therapy in oncology and palliative care
  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound

Locations Dr Tuck-Kay Loke works with

Related experience


  • Stolagiewicz N, Tinwel B, Cormack IS, Lucas SB, Devaraj A, Loke T-K, Chua F. Spontaneous pneumothorax in a 50-year-old man with diffuse pulmonary nodules. Chest 143(4):1174-9 (2013)
  • A. Faith, M. H. Fernandez, J. Caulfield, T.-K. Loke, C. Corrigan, B. O’Connor, T. H. Lee, C. M. Hawrylowicz. Role of cysteinyl leukotrienes in human allergen-specific Th2 responses induced by granulocyte macrophage-colony stimulating factor 
  • Allergy 63(2): 168–175 (2008)
  • Chris J Corrigan, Tuck-Kay Loke. Clinical and molecular aspects of glucocorticoid resistant asthma. Therapeutics and clinical risk management.; 3(5):771-787 (2007)
  • Loke TK, Mallett KH, Ratoff J, O’Connor B, Sun Ying, Qiu Meng, Lee TH, Corrigan CJ. Systemic glucocorticoid reduces bronchial mucosal activation of Activator Protein (AP-1) components in glucocorticoid sensitive, but not resistant asthmatics. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology 118(2): 368-375 (2006)


  • Royal College of Physicians, London (Fellow)
  • European Respiratory Society (Member)
  • British Thoracic Society (Member)

Other posts held

  • Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (Consultant Respiratory Medicine)

Insurers Dr Tuck-Kay Loke works with

Dr Tuck-Kay Loke works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA