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Telephone: 01942 244 000

Dr Salem Madi

Dr Salem Madi
Consultant Respiratory and General Physician
Dr Salem Madi

Qualifications: MBBCh, FRCP (London)


Speciality Areas:

  • Sleep Related Breathing Disorders  
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Pulmonary Sepsis/Bronchiectasis
  • Occupational Lung Diseases
  • Airways Diseases
  • Non-invasive Ventilation
Contact Details:

Secretary:  01942 822028

Clinic Access Times:

Tuesdays:       13:00 – 17:00      Chest Clinic Area 6, Leigh Infirmary
Wednesdays:  08:30 – 12:30      Thomas Linacre Centre
Fridays:          08:30 – 12:30      Thomas Linacre Centre

Current Out-patient waiting time: Less than 4 weeks

Salem will be happy to provide telephone advice to colleagues from the Primary and Secondary Care at any time through his Secretary or the switchboard.


Salem is on the Specialist Register as a Consultant Respiratory and General Physician.  He was trained in the Yorkshire Region as Registrar and Senior Registrar in Respiratory and General Medicine at Leeds General Infirmary, Killingbeck Hospital (the Regional Cardiothoracic Centre) and St James’s Teaching Hospital. He has been a Consultant Respiratory/General Physician at Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust from January 1996 until 2004 and then joined WWL in April 2004.

Salem provides a comprehensive Respiratory Service. His areas of interest are sleep related breathing disorders, respiratory failure, bronchiectasis and acute non-invasive ventilation with excellent patient outcome and significant cost saving.

Salem is a keen teacher and dedicated to Medical Education and training of junior doctors.  He has been a WWL Royal College Tutor since 2004 and taken the lead in the training of junior doctors both at the Trust and the North Sector levels and has played a major role in the implementation of the Modernisation of Medical Career Programme. Salem is an Examiner of the Royal College of Physicians and Manchester Medical School.

Salem is the Clinical Director for the Respiratory Medicine Department and until recently he was the Clinical Director for the Medical Directorate.