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Consultants

Dr Oliver Firth

Dr Oliver Firth

Qualifications: MBBS, BSc, MRCGP

Expertise: Management of All Types of Diving-Related Illness, including Recompression Treatment, As Well As Providing Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for Non-Diving Conditions. He Performs Screening Assessments for Recreational and Commercial Divers.


Contact info and availability

Telephone Number: 020 7806 4028

Email Address: doctor@londondivingchamber.co.uk

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Consultant Biography

Dr Oliver Firth has gained considerable experience in the field of diving and hyperbaric medicine since joining LDC in 2006. He is an Approved Medical Examiner of Divers for the UK Health and Safety Executive, and a medical referee for the UK Sport Diving Medical Committee. He is involved in the management of all types of diving-related illness, including recompression treatment, as well as providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy for non-diving conditions.

Dr Firth holds the post of Honorary Lecturer at University College London and regularly gives talks on all aspects of diving and hyperbaric medicine to doctors, physiology students and local dive clubs. He has recently contributed a monograph on decompression illness and barotrauma to a new electronic reference textbook published by the British Medical Journal. He remains a passionate diver and has participated in various expeditions and conservation projects throughout the globe. Dr Firth also enjoys cycling, snowboarding and running the occasional marathon.