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Dr Nyuk Cho Lee

Dr Nyuk Cho LeeConsultant Acute and Respiratory Physician


MD, PG Cert in Medical Education, MRCPI, MB, Bch, BAO (Hons), LRCPI, LRCSI

Specialist Areas

  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Acute Medicine

Contact Details

Telephone: 01942 773117 (Acute Medicine) 01942 773172 (Respiratory)
Fax: 01942 822972


Clinic Access Time

Tuesday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm, Sleep and Respiratory Clinic, Leigh Infirmary
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12.00 pm General Respiratory Clinic, Thomas Linacre Centre
Thursday 9:00am - 1 pm General Respiratory and Sleep Clinic, Leigh Infirmary


Dr Nyuk Cho Lee is a consultant physician with specialist interest in respiratory medicine and medical education. She has been appointed as the Undergraduate Tutor for University of Manchester in the Trust since August 2015. She has also been appointed as the Foundation Programme Director since July 2018.

Dr Lee has been appointed as an Honorary Lecturer of the University of Manchester since February 2017.

Dr Lee graduated from The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2000 (MB, BCh, BAO, LRCPI, LRCSI, second class upper honours).

She obtained MRCPI in 2003 and pursued training in Acute Medicine and Respiratory Medicine in Dublin, Ireland, obtaining her Core Consultant Training (CCT) qualification in 2010.

Post CCT, she has worked as a lecturer and foundation year tutor with the University College Dublin. She was involved in MRCPI examinations and organisation of under-graduate medical examination for clinical year students and became an examiner for the Irish Pre-Registration Entry Exam (PRES) with the Irish Medical Council.

Dr Lee was awarded her Doctorate of Medicine (MD) by the University College Dublin, Ireland in March 2014. Her thesis title is "Sleep Related Breathing Disorders in Chronic Respiratory Disease". Dr Lee graduated from the PG Cert in Medical Education in May 2014 from the University of Manchester.

Dr Lee has several publications in medical education and respiratory medicine.

  • Disordered breathing during sleep and exercise in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and the role of biomarkers
    R.N.C. Lee, E. Kelly, G. Nolan, S. Eigenheer, D. Boylan, D. Murphy, J. Dodd, M.P. Keane, W.T. McNicholas
    First published online: 24th September 2014
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea and COPD, Walter T. McNicholas and Ruth Lee, Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders Unit, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, Ireland. Published in the European Respiratory Monograph 59: 135-143, March 2013.
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients, Ruth Lee & Walter T. McNicholas. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine 2011 17(2): 62-71, March 2011