Thomas, Dr Matthew

Dr Matthew ThomasPaediatric Respiratory Consultant

  • Paediatric Respiratory Consultant
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  • GMC Code: 6073005
  • Qualifications: MBChB (Comm) MRCPCH PhD
  • Special Interests

    Respiratory Paediatrics, Cystic Fibrosis, Long Term Ventilation and Lung Transplantation. Research: Epidemiology of respiratory infections in childhood

  • Biography

    Having trained in Aberdeen and worked initially Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital I moved to the North East to complete my higher specialist training in Paediatrics and Child Health, then specialising in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine. I completed a PhD in Biological Sciences investigating the epidemiology of pleural infection in children. I took up an academic clinical lecturer post before being appointed as a consultant at the Great North Children’s Hospital in 2015. I am involved in a number of clinical and epidemiological research studies and am currently an honorary clinical senior lecturer in the Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University (

    As well as general respiratory paediatric problems, I am a consultant in the NE paediatric CF service and provide outreach clinics for CF in Darlington, Carlisle and Workington. I am also a consultant in the paediatric lung transplantation programme and the long term ventilation service.

  • Hospital Base

    GNCH and Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    General respiratory, CF, long term ventilation

  • Name of Secretary
    Mrs Kath Tinling/Mrs Emma Breytenbach
  • Dr Matthew Thomas 
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