Dr Dan Ornadel, Respiratory Physician

Dr Dan Ornadel MA MD FRCP

Respiratory Physician

MA MD FRCP
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Areas of expertise

  • Asthma
  • Breathing problems
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Cough
  • Lung cancer
  • Sleep apnoea
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Recommendations for Dr Ornadel

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Hadi Manji, Neurologist

    I have known Dr Ornadel for over 15 years - he is a well respected chest and general physician who has a huge wealth of experience working at Northwick Park Hospital, The Clementine Churchill Hospital and The Wellington Hospital. He has excellent clinical skills and great empathy. He works extremely hard. I would strongly recommend him.

  • byDr Nick Losseff, Neurologist

    Dr Ornadel is an excellent general and chest physician - he has always been highly responsive when seeing patients and gives excellent advice. He gets on with patients very well and will put himself out to help.

  • byDr Hugh Bethell, Cardiologist

    I have worked with Dr Dan Ornadel for many years at Northwick Park Hospital. He is an excellent Respiratory Physician who has provided a valuable opinion for me in the management of my patients.

  • byDr Salim Janmohamed, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist

    Dr Ornadel is an excellent, experienced and caring physician with particular expertise in respiratory medicine. Highly recommended.

  • byDr Andrew Palmer, Nephrologist

    Dr Ornadel is an excellent general and respiratory physician who I have known for many years and always provides the best care

  • byMr Romi Navaratnam, Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon

    Dan Ornadel is an excellent chest physician, is very compassionate and is well liked by his peers and patients alike.

  • byDr Devinder Bansi, Gastroenterologist

    Excellent technical ability. Dr Dan Ornadel is highly regarded and affable.

  • byDr Shane Roche, Physician in medicine for the elderly

    An excellent chest physician. His opinions are always sensible and valued.

  • byProf. Nicholas Peters, Cardiologist

    Highly respected, knowledgable and sensible opinion

  • by Dr Meron Jacyna, Gastroenterologist

    Dr Ornadel is an experienced and outstandingly good clinician who makes wise decisions. He successfully treated a close friend of mine who had pneumonia. I refer all my patients with respiratory disease to him as I know they will get a proper diagnosis and the best evidence-based treatment. He is conscientious, courteous and well-liked by patients and colleagues. I have great confidence in his skills and would not hesitate to refer myself or other members of my family to him if the need arose.

  • by Mr Joe Marais, ENT Specialist

    Dr Dan Ornadel is an exemplary clinician in all respects and is a firm favourite with patients. I have nothing but the highest regard for him.

  • byDr Hadi Manji, Neurologist

    I have known Dr Ornadel for over 15 years - he is a well respected chest and general physician who has a huge wealth of experience working at Northwick Park Hospital, The Clementine Churchill Hospital and The Wellington Hospital. He has excellent clinical skills and great empathy. He works extremely hard. I would strongly recommend him.

  • byDr Nick Losseff, Neurologist

    Dr Ornadel is an excellent general and chest physician - he has always been highly responsive when seeing patients and gives excellent advice. He gets on with patients very well and will put himself out to help.

  • byDr Hugh Bethell, Cardiologist

    I have worked with Dr Dan Ornadel for many years at Northwick Park Hospital. He is an excellent Respiratory Physician who has provided a valuable opinion for me in the management of my patients.

  • byDr Salim Janmohamed, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist

    Dr Ornadel is an excellent, experienced and caring physician with particular expertise in respiratory medicine. Highly recommended.

  • byDr Andrew Palmer, Nephrologist

    Dr Ornadel is an excellent general and respiratory physician who I have known for many years and always provides the best care

  • byMr Romi Navaratnam, Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon

    Dan Ornadel is an excellent chest physician, is very compassionate and is well liked by his peers and patients alike.

  • byDr Devinder Bansi, Gastroenterologist

    Excellent technical ability. Dr Dan Ornadel is highly regarded and affable.

  • byDr Shane Roche, Physician in medicine for the elderly

    An excellent chest physician. His opinions are always sensible and valued.

  • byProf. Nicholas Peters, Cardiologist

    Highly respected, knowledgable and sensible opinion

  • by Dr Meron Jacyna, Gastroenterologist

    Dr Ornadel is an experienced and outstandingly good clinician who makes wise decisions. He successfully treated a close friend of mine who had pneumonia. I refer all my patients with respiratory disease to him as I know they will get a proper diagnosis and the best evidence-based treatment. He is conscientious, courteous and well-liked by patients and colleagues. I have great confidence in his skills and would not hesitate to refer myself or other members of my family to him if the need arose.

  • by Mr Joe Marais, ENT Specialist

    Dr Dan Ornadel is an exemplary clinician in all respects and is a firm favourite with patients. I have nothing but the highest regard for him.

  • Address

    • Telephone or video consultation

      Available for patients, please call to arrange, HA1 3UJ

    • Trustplus

      Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals, Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3UJ

    • BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital

      Sudbury Hill, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3RX

    • Hospital of St. John & St. Elizabeth

      60 Grove End Road, London, NW8 9NH

    • Wellington Hospital (Platinum and Wellington Diagnostic)

      Wellington Place, St Johns Wood, London, NW8 9LE

    • The Platinum Medical Centre

      15-17 Lodge Road, St Johns Wood, London, NW8 7JA

  • Northwick Park Hospital

    Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3UJ

  • About Dr Dan Ornadel

    GMC number: 3257977

    Year qualified: 1987

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Dr Dan Ornadel is a Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Medicine at Northwest London Hospitals Trust (Northwick Park Hospital). He is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College School of Medicine. As well as practicing in respiratory medicine, Dr Ornadel has responsibilities for the acute general medical service at Northwick Park. He has been lead physician for the acute admissions unit. He developed and led the first respiratory high dependency unit at Northwick Park. He has been lead Lung Cancer Physician since 2000 and lead Respiratory Physician since 2008. His areas of interest include lung cancer, exercise-induced asthma and breathlessness in athletes, sleep apnoea, chronic cough, bronchoscopy, asthma, COPD and sarcoid. In 2009, working with Richard Budgett, Chief Medical Officer for 2012 Olympics, he developed a respiratory assessment clinic at the Olympic Medical Institute for elite athletes with breathing difficulties. He was lead Respiratory Physician at the Olympic Village Polyclinic for athletes at the London 2012 Olympics. He is honorary Respiratory Physician to the Olympic Medical Institute where he runs a regular clinic for elite athletes with breathing difficulties.

    Dr Ornadel qualified at Balliol College, Oxford and St Thomas' Hospital, followed by postgraduate training at UCH/Middlesex/Whittington hospitals. After training posts in London, he was awarded a Jules Thorne Fellowship to undertake research into the molecular biology of small cell lung cancer and to study the effect of targeting treatment in lung cancer patients with monoclonal antibodies. For this work he was awarded his MD degree at London University. He was appointed consultant in 1996. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a member of the British Thoracic Society.

    Areas of expertise

    • Abnormal findings
    • Acute general medicine
    • Allergy
    • Asthma
    • Breathlessness
    • Breathlessness in athletes
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Chest aspiration
    • Chest drains
    • Chest pain
    • COPD
    • Cough
    • CT guided biopsy
    • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
    • Excessive mucus
    • Lung cancer
    • Pleural biopsy
    • Pleural effusions
    • Pulmonary fibrosis
    • Pulmonary nodules
    • Recurrent chest infections
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Snoring and sleep apnoea
    • Wheezing

    Professional memberships

    Royal College of Physicians
    British Thoracic Society
    Royal Society of Medicine
    American Thoracic Society
    General Medical Council

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