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Thoracic Medicine

The Department provides a comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic service in all fields of adult respiratory medicine. There is direct access to St Vincent’s Private and Public Hospitals for in-patient management.

Diagnostic services available:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Respiratory function testing
  • Pleural aspiration
  • Fine needle lung biopsy
  • Allergy skin tests and investigation of food intolerance
  • Sleep service
  • Assessment for lung transplantation and lung volume reduction surgery
  • Comprehensive assessment of lung cancer including: EBUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Trans Bronchial Needle Aspiration) and PET Scanning.

Special interests of unit members include unstable asthma, allergic disorders, difficult to treat infections, occupational lung disease, management of chronic respiratory failure, sleep disorders and lung cancer.

Specialist
A/Prof Janet Rimmer
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A/Prof Marshall Plit
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Dr Adrian P Havryk
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Dr David Jankelson
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Dr Emily Stone
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Dr Monique A Malouf
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Prof David Bryant
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Prof Ron Grunstein
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