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Jack A Kastelik, MB Ch B, MD, CCST, FRCP UK
Senior Lecturer of Respiratory Medicine, Castle Hill Hospital




University of Manchester England



University of Hull, England



Jack A Kastelik is a lead clinician for Pleural Diseases for Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and runs a pleural service in a large teaching university hospital. He has a wide experience of thoracic ultra sonography having been performing thoracic ultrasound for over 10 years. He is a member of the North East Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Alliance Cancer Network. He is a chair of the Pulmonary Procedures Committee for Yorkshire and Humber responsible for improvement and development of pulmonary procedures training including bronchoscopy, thoracic ultrasound and pleural procedures such as chest drain insertion. He has a major interest in quality of service development and delivery through my work as a Governance Lead locally and nationally through Professional and Organisational Standards Committee, Educational subcommittee and the Council of the British Thoracic Society, Educational and Training Committee British Thoracic Society, Workforce Committee British Thoracic Society and such I have been involved in a number of quality of standards and audit programmes.


Research Interest

  • Airways inflammation and infection pulmonary malignancy
  • Pleural diseases


Scientific Activities:

Appointments and Positions

Since 2005

Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust, Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary

Honorary Reader, University of Hull and Hull York Medical School

Training Programme Director Respiratory Medicine Yorkshire and the Humber

Honours And Awards
  • 2009 - FRCP from the Royal College of Physicians London, England, UK.



He has published over 80 publications in medical journals such as Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Thorax, European Respiratory Journal, Chest as well as book chapters. More recently I have also published on the issues of medical education and simulation based education and training.


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