Scott Twaddell Back

Senior Staff Specialist, John Hunter Hospital, NSW

Dr Scott Twaddell is Senior Staff Specialist and Lead in Pleural Diseases at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, Australia. He is dual trained in Clinical Pharmacology/ Toxicology and Respiratory and Sleep Medicine. His special interests include interventional pulmonology, pleural pathologies, pulmonary drug toxicities and teaching thoracic ultrasound. He also has an interest in lung disease in special groups such as bone marrow transplant and chemotherapy patients. He is the co-convenor of The Newcastle Thoracic Ultrasound Course which is run annually in Newcastle and aims to provide skills to clinicians in this emerging area. Dr Twaddell’s current PhD research is aimed at improving outcomes for patients with pleural diseases.