Dr Tom Skinner BPhty, MBBS (Hons), FRACP
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.