Inserting and managing indwelling pleural catheters
Flexible bronchoscopy: endobronchial and transbronchial biopsy, BAL, bronchial brushings in self-ventilating and mechanically ventilated patients
Pleural aspiration and biopsy
Intercostal drain insertion and management
Interpretation of pulmonary functions tests and cardiopulmonary exercise test
Interpretation and reporting of sleep studies including polysomnography, MSLT and MWT
Dr. Masood Ali is an experienced pulmonologist dealing with variety of conditions such as acute and chronic cough, airway disease, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer and pleural diseases. He is experienced in assessing and managing patients with sleep-related complaints which include reporting full polysomnographies and providing treatment for both respiratory and non-respiratory sleep disorders and was also Clinical Lead for Sleep & Ventilation service at Southend University Hospital (UK). Dr. Masood Ali has also managed pulmonary inpatients with a variety of conditions, including pneumonia, PE, exacerbations of airway and interstitial lung diseases and pleural effusions, as well as providing respiratory consult service to intensive care patients by providing a weaning expertise to the tracheostomy ventilated patients. Dr. Masood Ali was also part of clinical research in internationally renowned Respiratory Support & Sleep Centre, Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK and has published several papers in well-reputed peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Some of Dr. Masood achievements are: Clinical Excellence Award by the National Health Service, UK; Innovation Award by Southend Hospital, UK Best clinical teacher nominee for London Deanery