Dennison, Dr Paddy

BA (Phys Sci) BM Bch MRCP




Severe asthma

Training and education

  • BA (Phys Sci), Oxford University, 1998.
  • BM Bch, Oxford University, 2001.
  • MRCP, 2005.


Dr Dennison joined the Trust as a consultant in respiratory and general internal medicine in May 2014. As well as working in general respiratory care, he is part of the severe asthma team at Southampton General Hospital, and will be taking the lead in acute asthma management. 

Dr Dennison looks to improve and expand the Trust's pleural service provision and is therefore involved in setting up a new pleural procedures service. He is also hoping to join Dr Jane Wilkinson in providing sleep services.

Dr Dennison is currently completing his PhD in asthma research, having spent three and a half years as a research fellow at Southampton General Hospital's respiratory BRU during his registrar years. He remains interested and involved in Southampton’s strong research in asthma. 

Key achievements

  • Completion of a first of its kind randomised controlled trial into the effects of a novel treatment (KGF) in asthma.
  • Co-author for a chapter in Oxford Desktop Reference for Respiratory Medicine.
  • Busy father of two.


Dr Dennison's main research interest is severe asthma.


You can contact Dr Dennison via Marion Rail, medical secretary, on 023 8120 6480 or by emailing