Dr Michael Bridgett’s clinical interests are in all aspects of adult respiratory medicine and also in acute and general medicine. Michael has worked in respiratory medicine departments in Glasgow, London and throughout Sussex and have tertiary respiratory experience in pulmonary hypertension, lung cancer, complex airways disease, and interstitial lung disease and sleep medicine. He is competent in flexible bronchoscopy and pleural procedures including insertion of long-term pleural drains. In addition, Michael has experience in rigid bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound.
Michael graduated with MB ChB and BMed Sci from the University of Aberdeen in 2008. For his BMed Sci he investigated the role of the autonomic nervous system in asthma and was supervised by Prof Jon Ayres. Michael’s initial postgraduate training was as an academic foundation programme doctor in Glasgow before undertaking my core medical training in University Hospital Lewisham and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. As a respiratory registrar he worked throughout Sussex and St George’s Hospital London. Michael was appointed as a Consultant in Respiratory and Acute Medicine in 2021 at Princess Royal Hospital, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust. Alongside his clinical work he has an interest in medical education and has a postgraduate diploma in medical education having previously obtained a postgraduate certificate.
In his spare time Michael enjoy reading books, growing vegetables and exploring Sussex. Michael is married to Donna and has two children.