Dr Creer studied at the University of Cape Town Medical School, graduating in 1991. He undertook his specialist medical training in London including the Royal Free Hospital, the London Chest and St Bartholomew’s Hospital.

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and has been a specialist respiratory and general medicine physician since 2004. Dr Creer performs day case outpatient bronchoscopy and Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS). He manages patients in both the outpatient setting (Barnet Hospital – general respiratory clinic and Royal Free Hospital – Tuberculosis / Bronchiectasis Clinic) and respiratory inpatients (Barnet Hospital).

Dr Creer has a broad range of respiratory expertise including the assessment of common respiratory symptoms

  • cough (including longstanding cough, coughing excessive sputum, and coughing up blood).
  • breathlessness.
  • wheezing.
  • asthma.
  • COPD /emphysema.
  • unexplained breathlessness.
  • chronic cough.
  • pneumothorax.
  • pulmonary embolism.
  • chest infections such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, non-tuberculous mycobacteria, and bronchiectasis.



GMC number


Improved treatment completion for tuberculosis patients: The case for a dedicated social care team.

Izzard A, Wilders S, Smith C, Wickers M, Hart T, Dos Santos J, Booth H, Creer D, Cropley I, Lozewicz S, White J, Lipman M.

J Infect. 2021 Mar;82(3):e1-e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2020.12.019. Epub 2020 Dec 24.

PMID: 33359406

COVID-19: a retrospective cohort study with focus on the over-80s and hospital-onset disease.

Brill SE, Jarvis HC, Ozcan E, Burns TLP, Warraich RA, Amani LJ, Jaffer A, Paget S, Sivaramakrishnan A, Creer DD.

BMC Med. 2020 Jun 25;18(1):194. doi: 10.1186/s12916-020-01665-z.

PMID: 32586323 Free PMC article.

Fluoroquinolones and isoniazid-resistant tuberculosis: implications for the 2018 WHO guidance.

Stagg HR, Bothamley GH, Davidson JA, Kunst H, Lalor MK, Lipman MC, Loutet MG, Lozewicz S, Mohiyuddin T, Abbara A, Alexander E, Booth H, Creer DD, Harris RJ, Kon OM, Loebinger MR, McHugh TD, Milburn HJ, Palchaudhuri P, Phillips PPJ, Schmok E, Taylor L, Abubakar I; London INH-R TB study group.

Eur Respir J. 2019 Oct 10;54(4):1900982. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00982-2019. Print 2019 Oct.

PMID: 31371444 Free PMC article.

Pneumomediastinum and pneumorrhachis from recreational nitrous oxide inhalation: no laughing matter.

Tavare AN, Li D, Hare SS, Creer DD.

Thorax. 2018 Feb;73(2):195-196. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-210291. Epub 2017 Jul 25.

PMID: 28743767 No abstract available.

Direct Whole-Genome Sequencing of Sputum Accurately Identifies Drug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Faster than MGIT Culture Sequencing. <>

Doyle RM, Burgess C, Williams R, Gorton R, Booth H, Brown J, Bryant JM, Chan J, Creer D, Holdstock J, Kunst H, Lozewicz S, Platt G, Romero EY, Speight G, Tiberi S, Abubakar I, Lipman M, McHugh TD, Breuer J.

J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jul 26;56(8):e00666-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00666-18. Print 2018 Aug.

PMID: 29848567 Free PMC article.

Ipsilateral Dual-Site, Same-Sitting Percutaneous Lung Biopsy: A Feasibility Study

Barnett J, Tavare AN, Khan S, Saini A, Creer DD, Hare SS.

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2017 May;40(5):755-760. doi: 10.1007/s00270-016-1558-0. Epub 2017 Jan 11.

PMID: 28078376

Tuberculosis, latent tb, bronchiectasis, non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection.