Forrest, Dr Ian

Dr Ian ForrestConsultant Physician

  • Consultant Physician
  • Tel: 0191 282 0149
  • GMC Code: 4116718
  • Qualifications: BSc(Hons) MBChB(Hons) PhD FRCP
  • Special Interests

    Interstitial Lung Disease

    Pleural Disease

    Lung Cancer

  • Biography

    Graduated form Edinburgh (1994) and trained in the Northern Region including a MRC Clinical Research Fellowship.

    Appointed as a consultant at the RVI in 2006. Developed the Interstitial Lung Disease Service (Clinical Lead) and Pleural Service (Clinical Lead) as well as the RVI Lung Oncology service.

    Keen interest in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education, working as Associate Clinical Sub-Dean for the Tyne base unit and Chair of the British Thoracic Society Education and Training Committee.

    Involved in developing and delivering national courses in Thoracic Ultrasound and Speciality training.

    Maintains a keen commitment to general medicine on-call as well as general respiratory medicine as part of the RVI Respiratory Service.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided

    General Respiratory Medicine (twice weekly)

    Interstitial Lung Disease (weekly)

    Lung Oncology (weekly)

    Pleural Disease (weekly)

  • Name of Secretary
    Jo McNichol
  • Any other Information

    Please contact secretary in first instance:

  • Ian Forrest 
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