Dr John Hurst

Job title

Reader and consultant in respiratory medicine



GMC Number


Contact details

Phone number: 020 7472 6260

Email address: j.hurst@ucl.ac.uk

Related services

Respiratory medicine


John Hurst is a reader in respiratory medicine with clinical and research interests in COPD and bronchiectasis.  This includes the London alpha-1 antitrypsin service and respiratory complications in patients with primary immunodeficiency states.


  • Hurst JR et al.  Susceptibility to Exacerbation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.  N Engl J Med 2010;363:1128-1138
  • Quint JK, Donaldson GC, Kumari M, Talmud PJ, Hurst JR.  SERPINA1 11478G>A variant, serum α1-antitrypsin, exacerbation frequency and FEV1 decline in COPD.  Thorax 2011;66:418-424
  • Patel AR, Kowlessar BS, Donaldson GC, Mackay AJ, Singh R, George SN, Garcha DS, Wedzicha JA, Hurst JR.  Cardiovascular risk, myocardial injury, and exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2013;188:1091-1099