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Dr Gary Ruiz

AKC, BSc, FRCP, FRCPCH

London

Dr Ruiz trained in paediatric respiratory medicine in London and Birmingham and did research with Prof John Price in asthma and allergy.

He was appointed consultant in 1994 at King’s College Hospital where he created the paediatric TB clinic and paediatric bronchoscopy and empyema services. He has been a senior member of the cystic fibrosis network with a major commitment to outreach work in the southeast region.

He became head of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine in 2010. He has wide interests in all aspects of respiratory disease in children, but particularly lung infection, including tuberculosis and mycobacterial disease in cystic fibrosis and was the BPRS representative on the BTS tuberculosis SAG. He is also a member of the ERS and ECFS and was a Trustee of the BLF.