Dr Nicholas Wilsmore is a Respiratory & Sleep Physician
with expertise in Interventional Pulmonology

 

  • MBBS (hons) Monash Medical School 2000
  • FRACP in Respiratory & Sleep Medicine 2009
    • Basic training at Alfred Hospital
    • Advanced training at the Alfred & Austin Hospitals
  • Overseas fellowships in Interventional Pulmonology 2010
    • Hôpital Sainte Marguerite, Marseille France under Dr Hervé Dutau

    • Glenfeilds Hospital, Leicester UK under Dr Johnathan Bennett
 

Dr Wilsmore currently has a public appointment in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at Eastern Health (Box Hill and Maroondah Hospitals), with ongoing research interests in the pleural diseases and minimally invasive methods of staging/diagnosing lung cancer. He is also actively involved in physician education and mentorship, along with acting as a local examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Nick also carries out private general medicine and respiratory admissions at Epworth Eastern Hospital. He undertakes in-room performance of Chest and Neck Ultrasound and has access to Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction (BLVR) for advanced COPD, Medical Thorascopy, and Tunnelled Pleural Catheter insertions for management of refactory pleural effusions.

What is Interventional Pulmonology?

 

Interventional pulmonology is a sub-speciality of respiratory medicine, which embraces the latest technologies, to enable faster, more accurate and timelier results for patients, in the least invasive manner possible.


Why is this important?

 

  • Dr Wilsmore is the only Respiratory physician that does in room Neck Ultrasound in Melbourne
  • Use of technologies such as EBUS, allows faster & more accurate diagnosis
  • Day procedures, not surgery. 
  • Least invasive methods, for equivalent results
  • Fast admissions with highest level of care
  • New therapeutic procedures not offered by traditional specialists, such as BLVR, as seen on 9news.