Dr Nicola Smith
Trained in Wellington and Perth Dr Smith is a Respiratory and Sleep physician appointed at Wellington Regional Hospital and Bowen Hospital.
Dr Smith’s practice covers a wide range of respiratory pathologies including lung cancer, pleural disease, atypical infection, ILD, asthma and COPD. She developed a special interest in pleural ultrasound whilst training at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, completing a pleural fellowship in 2010. Dr Smith is a member of the Interventional Pulmonology Special Interest Group of the Thoracic Society of Australia and NZ and was a contributing author to the TSANZ Recognition of Competency in Thoracic Ultrasound. She facilitates regular training workshops in thoracic ultrasound and pleural procedures.