Dr Lieske Kuitert is a Consultant Respiratory Physician. She studied medicine at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and completed her further study at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London. She is Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Service and Lead Physician of the Regional Bronchiectasis Service at the London Chest Hospital, Barts and the London NHS Trust. She is also a Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine at the Lister Hospital, London.
Dr Kuitert has been actively involved in research in asthma, COPD and bronchiectasis for almost twenty years. In addition to extensive experience in breathing problems including asthma and COPD gained in New Zealand and the UK, she has a special interest in chest infections.
Philosophical approach to medicine: Being actively involved in research allows me to be at the leading edge of any advances in the field, implementing new techniques in cough and breathing control, and use of new devices to assist in effective sputum clearance and sinus drainage.