01. Doctor Overview

Doctor Overview

Dr. Robert Winter is a consultant at Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre. He also consults at the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – City Campus. He previously worked as a respiratory therapist at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital in Cambridge. Before that position, he served as a respiratory physician at Papworth Hospital, the United Kingdom’s largest specialty cardiothoracic hospital and the country’s main heart and lung transplant center. Dr. Winter also served as the Vice President of the British Lung Foundation.

In practice since 1977, Dr. Winter has treated many patients with asbestosis and similar diseases. Throughout his career, he has contributed to and authored various medical studies and lectured at numerous conferences and meetings in the United Kingdom.

02. Fast Facts

Doctor Fast Facts

Main Specialty: Respiratory Medicine

Other Interests & Specialties: Asthma, asbestosis lung disease, aviation medicine, breathlessness, bronchiectasis, chronic cough, COPD, lung cancer, pneumonia, pleural mesothelioma and respiratory infection.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: Member of British Medical Association, member of British Thoracic Society, Royal College of Physicians Fellow, Chairman of the Acute Care Clinical Pathway Group, Chairman of the Emergency Care Steering Group at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Chairman of the East of England Medical Directors’ Forum, member of the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) Grants Committee and Research Advisory Committee,Chairman of the Professional Advisory Committee

Education & Experience:

  • Medical Degree from University College Hospital
  • Training in General and Respiratory Medicine from University College Hospital
  • Training at Brompton Hospital
  • Training at Hammersmith Hospital
  • MRC Training Fellowship at Hammersmith Hospital
03. Publications


Evidence of variation to drive quality improvement: The NHS atlas of variation in respiratory healthcareEuropean Respiratory Journal. September 2013;42.

Opportunities to diagnose chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in routine care in the UK: a retrospective study of a clinical cohortThe Lancet Respiratory Medicine. February 2014;2:4. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(14)70008-6

Improving COPD outcomes: A call to armsPrimary Care Respiratory Journal. December 2010;19(4):304-6. doi: 10.4104/pcrj.2010.00082

04. Mesothelioma Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials by Robert Winter, M.D.

Dr. Robert Winter is associated with the following clinical trials:

Video-Assisted Surgery or Talc Pleurodesis in Treating Patients With Malignant Mesothelioma

Conditions: Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma, Malignant, Lung Neoplasms

Last Updated: June 27, 2013

Status: Completed