Our consultants

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust is developing an online consultant directory.

Specialities currently included in the directory can be accessed in the table at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively, if you know the consultant's name, try using the search facility below.

Prathibha, Dr Bandipalyam
Job title
Respiratory Consultant
Special interests
Sleep disorders, Domicilary Ventilation for Respiratory failure and Cystic Fibrosis
Education and career history
After obtaining a Fellowship in Sleep Medicine, from Stanford Sleep Disorders Centre, California, she was appointed as a Consultant in 1999, initially working in Wales before moving to East Kent NHS Trust in 2003. 
She has an active interest in Medical education and is the Clinical Tutor at the William Harvey Hospital, a post that she has held since joining the trust. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring good organisation and delivery of training to the Post-graduate doctors. 
In addition she is the Firm Head for the Cardio-Respiratory- ENT block for the third year medical students from Kings College, London, during their attachment to the hospital and as such is involved in both organisation and delivery of undergraduate teaching and training. 
She has recently been appointed as Honarary Senior Lecturer by the Kings College, London. 
She has presented and published widely in fields of both Respiratory Medicine and Education. 
Respiratory clinics at: 
William Harvey Hospital, Ashford and Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone
Contact details
Secretaries Linda Mold: 01233 616266 and Suzanne Hearn: 01233 616266