Dr Omi (Omendra) Narayan is a Consultant Paediatrician and Pediatric Pulmonologist who recently joined at American Hospital in Dubai. His previous NHS practice was based at at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, where he worked as a Respiratory Paediatrician (Paediatric Pulmonologist). He was an Associate Dean and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Manchester Medical School, University of Manchester.
Dr Narayan is UK board certified with dual CCT in Paediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology. He worked in one of the UK’s premier paediatric pulmonology units, situated within one of the largest UK postgraduate specialist research centres in Manchester. He led the bronchoscopy, sleep and non-invasive ventilation and oxygen services at the children’s hospital. He qualified in 2002 and did his Paediatric specialist rotation in London, UK including Evelina Children’s and Great Ormond Street Hospital. He did his subspecialty training in Paediatric Respiratory medicine at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, before joining Manchester Children’s as a Consultant.
He specialises in all aspects of paediatric pulmonology – namely any condition that affects a child’s lungs and airways (breathing tubes /windpipe). This may manifest in a number of ways, most commonly noisy breathing (wheeze, croup), persistent and recurrent cough, difficult to treat asthma, breathlessness or difficulty in breathing, recurrent chest infections, and allergy related disorders.
He is actively engaged in research and training and has widely published journals in peer reviewed journals. He has presented in many national and international conferences. He was the Associate Director in Medical Education for his NHS Trust and the Quality Advisor on RCPCH CSAC that delivers the national training in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine in UK. He is an office bearer at British Sleep Society and British Paediatric Respiratory Society.
He is married and has two young children who keep him busy. In his free time he likes cycling and does landscape photography.
RCPCH (CSAC Quality Advisor)
BTS & BPRS
British Sleep Society (executive committee)