Doctor Details

Dr Tom Skinner  BPhty, MBBS (Hons), FRACP

Dr Tom Skinner BPhty, MBBS (Hons), FRACP

SPECIALTY AREA Respiratory (Thoracic) Medicine
Sleep Medicine
ADDRESS Inspiration Respiratory & Sleep 
North Street Medical Centre
North Street
Spring Hill Qld 4000
BUSINESS PHONE NUMBER 07 3832 7776
FAX 07 3832 1070
EMAIL reception@inspirationrespiratoryandsleep.com.au
WEBSITE www.inspirationrespiratoryandsleep.com.au

Tom was awarded his undergraduate degree in physiotherapy in 2005, before working as a respiratory physiotherapist in Brisbane and London. He went on to study Medicine, and graduated from the University of Queensland in 2012 with honours. Tom trained in Thoracic Medicine at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH), Greenslopes Private Hospital (GPH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH).

Tom is a well-rounded practitioner with a broad range of skills across all aspects of respiratory and sleep medicine. His particular respiratory interests include: COPD, asthma, lung cancer, unexplained breathlessness and cough, and pleural disease. He has trained in interventional bronchoscopy and is adept in both radial and convex EBUS and transbronchial-cryobiopsy

In 2020, Tom completed a sleep medicine fellowship at TPCH. Tom’s sleep medicine interests include: obstructive sleep apnoea and complex sleep disordered breathing. Through his time at TPCH he has been trained in the management of patients with neuromuscular disorders and respiratory failure, including Motor Neuron disease.

Tom strives to deliver personalised care, considering each patient at an individual level. He has an interest in the management of respiratory and sleep disorders in older patients. Tom has presented and published research in respiratory and sleep medicine and is committed to ongoing professional development.