Dr Christopher C Huntley MBChB, MRCP (UK)

Dr Christopher Huntley

Institute of Applied Health Research
Respiratory Medicine Registrar

Contact details

Birmingham Regional NHS Occupational Lung Disease Service
Birmingham Chest Clinic
151 Great Charles Street
B3 3HX

Chris is a current West Midlands Respiratory Medicine Registrar with a specialist interest in Interstitial (ILD) and Occupational Lung Diseases (OLD). His primary research interests are epidemiological studies exploring association and causation within ILD and OLD and studies handling and analysing real world data on fibrotic ILD. He is a clinical member of the Birmingham Regional Interstitial Lung Disease Service and Birmingham Regional Occupational Lung Disease Service.


  • Specialty Certificate Examination (SCE) in Respiratory Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, 2019
  • MRCP(UK), Royal College of Physicians, 2016
  • MBChB, University of Bristol, 2012


  • Speaker – Pulmonary Fibrosis week – Masters in Respiratory Medicine – University of Birmingham
  • Primary Supervisor - Masters in Public Health (MSc MPH) -  University of Birmingham - 2020-21
  • Practice Supervisor - Non-Medical Prescribing Health Care Professional Course - Birmingham City University
  • Faculty member and speaker - ARTP Occupational Asthma Course
  • Interviewer, University of Birmingham Medical School MBChB programme interviews
  • Small Group Teaching Tutor, MBChB Year 1 - Introduction to Respiratory Medicine Physiology Tutorials – University of Birmingham
  • Small Group Teaching Tutor MBChB Year 5 Written Professional Communication – University of Birmingham

Doctoral research

PhD title
The Role and Association of Occupational Exposures in Pulmonary Sarcoidosis. Expected date of completion 2025.


Dr Alice M Turner; Dr Gareth Walters


Other activities

  • West Midlands Respiratory Specialist Trainee Representative on the West Midlands Specialist Trainee Committee 2018-current;
  • Royal College of Physicians Trainee Committee Member – West Midlands Representative – 2019-2022;
  • Royal College of Physician Chief Registrar – Royal Wolverhampton NHS Foundation Trust – 2018-19.


Post-COVID care and occupational exposures in ILD – with Dr Christopher Huntley. ILD Academy Spotlight Podcasts. In association with Boehringer Ingelheim. Released 2022. Available on Apple and Spotify.


Huntley CC, Patel K, Bil Bushra SE, Mobeen F, Armitage MN, Pye A, Knight CB, Mostafa A, Kershaw M, Mughal AZ, McKemey E, Turner AM, Burge PS, Walters GI. Pulmonary function test and computed tomography features during follow-up after SARS, MERS and COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis. ERJ Open Res. 2022 May 30;8(2):00056-2022. doi: 10.1183/23120541.00056-2022.

C C Huntley, P S Burge, V C Moore, A S Robertson, G I Walters, Occupational asthma in office workers, Occupational Medicine, 2022;, kqac023, https://doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqac023.

Burge PS, Moore VC, Robertson AS, Huntley CC, Walters GI. Correspondence on “Association between occupational exposure to irritant agents and a distinct asthma endotype in adults” by Andrianjafimasy et al. Occup Environ Med. 2022; online ahead of print. DOI: 10.1136/oemed-2021-108116.

FitzPatrick MEB, Badu-Boateng C, Huntley C, Morgan C. Attorneys of the poor’: Training physicians to tackle health inequalities. Future Healthcare Journal. 2021; 8(1): 12-8.

Huntley CC, Walters GI. An update on hypersensitivity pneumonitis: what a clinician wants to know. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2021; 27(2): 95-104.

Walters GI, Huntley CC. Updated review of reported cases of reactive airways dysfunction syndrome. Occupational Medicine. 2020; 70(7): 490-5.

Huntley C, Hakkak F, Ward F. Palliative care for chronic respiratory disease: integrated care in outpatient settings. Br J Community Nurs. 2020; 25(3): 132-138.

Stockdale C, Trivedi B, Jerome E, Salih S, Huntley C, Cooke E, Massey Y, Mella S. Implementation of a combined Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Treatment Escalation Plan document in a District General Hospital. BMJ Qual Improv Rep. 2013; 2(2): PMID: 26734225.