Dr Neal Navani

Neal NavaniTel: 020 3447 9005
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University College Hospital

Lung cancer, Medical specialties, Respiratory Medicine

Professional background

Neal Navani qualified in Medicine from Cambridge and UCL in 2000 with distinction and several University prizes. He trained in Respiratory Medicine at the Brompton and Hammersmith Hospitals before winning a Medical Research Council Fellowship in 2008 and completing his PhD at UCL in 2011. He has also completed an MSc in Clinical Trials and Biostatistics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Dr Navani is lead clinician for the lung cancer and interventional bronchoscopy services at UCLH, co-lead of the UK National Lung Cancer Audit and is the respiratory representative on the current NICE lung cancer guideline and quality standards. He also chairs the lung cancer board for North Central and East London Cancer Alliance.

Dr Navani is also an Associate Professor at UCL. He is a co-applicant on >£3m of grant funding and holds a CRUK grant for the early diagnosis of lung cancer. In August 2019, Dr Navani won a prestigious MRC / NIHR fellowship to research novel predictors of cancer in lung nodules.

Research interests

Lung cancer, bronchoscopy, lung nodules


Over 100 publications including co-author on articles in NEJM, nature, Nature medicine.



GMC/GDC number: 4723679