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Professor Onn Kon, Male

Consultant respiratory physician 3290497
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Professor Onn Min Kon is respiratory physician and head of the tuberculosis (TB) service at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He is professor of respiratory medicine at the National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London. He is chair of the UK National MDRTB clinical advice service.

He is a member of the National TB oversight group and chairs the Joint Tuberculosis Committee. His research interests include the clinical and immune diagnosis of tuberculosis and the immunopathology of airway disease.

In addition to a general respiratory clinic, he runs a sarcoidosis and interstitial lung disease clinic. He is the senior bronchoscopist for the respiratory service which offers a tertiary endobronchial ultrasound service. Professor Kon also organises the London advanced TB course.


Special interests

Specialist areas:

  • General respiratory medicine
  • Asthma
  • Respiratory infections
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Interventional bronchoscopy – EBUS
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease