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Vasileios Kouranos

Dr Vasilis Kouranos

Consultant In Respiratory Medicine

MD (2004), MSc (2011), PhD (2017)

Languages spoken: English Greek

Dr Vasilis Kouranos

Consultant In Respiratory Medicine

MD (2004), MSc (2011), PhD (2017)

Languages spoken: English Greek

Appointments available at:

Basinghall Clinic, Cromwell Hospital

Patient Age Group


Year qualified



Respiratory medicine



Clinical Interests

All respiratory conditions, with specialist expertise in: - Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) - Sarcoidosis (pulmonary, cardiac and other organ involvement) - Hypersensitivity pneumonitis - Connective tissue disease (such as rheumatoid arthritis and scleroderma)-related lung disease - Post-COVID lung disease and complications (long COVID) Dr Kouranos performs conventional bronchoscopies as part of investigating the above conditions.

About Dr Vasilis Kouranos

Dr Vasilis Kouranos is a consultant respiratory physician at the Royal Brompton Hospital and honorary clinical senior lecturer at Imperial College, London.

Dr Vasilis Kouranos has both clinical and academic interests. During his training in respiratory medicine he has completed a MSc in Thoracic Oncology with specific interest in the antibiotic prophylaxis of chemotherapy-induced neutropenic lung cancer patients. Following a 3-year fellowship at Royal Brompton Hospital he was appointed Consultant Respiratory Physician under the Interstitial Lung Disease and sarcoidosis department. His PhD focused on the use of CMR as screening tool of cardiac involvement in patients with biopsy-proven sarcoidosis. He was awarded a research scholarship grant for that study. This research study was published in a high-impact journal which influences current practice in the field.

As part of his work at Royal Brompton hospital he has also contributed to the substantial development and growth of the cardiac sarcoidosis service as well as the joint neurosarcoidosis service.

NHS Base (trust)

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Professional memberships

American Thoracic Society (ATS), British Thoracic Society (BTS), European Respiratory Society (ERS), World Association of Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous Disorders
Vasileios Kouranos


020 7460 5700

Clinic opening times:


ad hoc


16:30 - 18:30


ad hoc


ad hoc


16:00 - 18:00

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