Dr Bornali Datta is a highly qualified Respiratory Physician with a cumulative experience in India and UK of about 15 years since qualification from medical school. She has been exposed to, and has gained experience in all aspects of General and Respiratory Medicine in this period.She has had extensive experience in the management of all aspects of respiratory pathologies during the course of her Specialist Registrar training period in the UK as well as independently as a Consultant. This specifically involved the management of interstitial lung disease, sarcoidosis, lung cancer, airways disease, sleep disorders, TB, bronchiectasis, difficult asthma (including new biologic therapies) and all forms of pleural disease. She is competent in the management of critically ill patients with acute respiratory failure in an intensive care / high dependency setting with non invasive ventilation (BiPAP / CPAP). She is also competent in various aspects of interventional respiratory medicine namely bronchoscopy, transbronchial biopsy and transbronchial fine needle aspiration (having performed 400 procedures), chest drain insertion (Seldinger and Argyll), thoracic ultrasound and medical thoracoscopy. She has been involved in various research project and has presented at international conferences Ð British Thoracic Society, European Respiratory Society and American Thoracic Society. She has taught and lectured at different forums to varied audience groups.