Dr Hastings studied medicine at the University of Warwick, graduating in 2010. He undertook his specialist medical training in the West Midlands and North West London including at the Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and completed his specialist training in 2020.

Dr Hastings is the lead for interstitial lung diseases at Barnet Hospital. He is trained in thoracic ultrasound, performs pleural procedures and outpatient bronchoscopy at Chase Farm Hospital.  His outpatient clinics are at Barnet Hospital.

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The Pulmonary Circulation and the Right Ventricle in ARDS

Encyclopedia of Respiratory Medicine (Second Edition), 2022,

Pages 746-762,

ISBN 9780081027240,


Robert Hastings, Stephane Ledot, Susanna Price, Laura C. Price

Pneumomediastinum in COVID-19: a phenotype of severe COVID-19 pneumonitis? The results of the United Kingdom (POETIC) survey

James Melhorn, et al

European Respiratory Journal 2022; DOI: 10.1183/13993003.02522-2021

An update on interstitial lung disease

D Mudawi, K Heyes, R Hastings, P Rivera-Ortega, N Chaudhuri

British Journal of Hospital MedicineVol. 82, No. 7

Interstitial lung disease, exercise physiology, pleural medicine.