Daniels, Dr Thomas


MBBS, BSc, MRCP (UK)

Specialty

Respiratory and general medicine

Sub-specialty

Cystic fibrosis, COPD, bronchoscopy

Training and education

  • Imperial College School of Medicine (formerly Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School), qualified 1998
  • Specialist registrar in respiratory and general internal medicine, Wessex region

Fellowships

Advanced training fellowship (one year) at Queensland Centre for Pulmonary Transplantation and Vascular Disease, Brisbane, Australia

Experience

Dr Daniels has worked for the Trust since September 2009.

His clinical work includes the assessment and management of pre and post-transplant patients with advanced lung disease of all types. Dr Daniels also works with patients with cystic fibrosis and chronic pulmonary infection, and performs therapeutic interventional and fibreoptic bronchoscopies. 

Dr Daniels first worked at UHS in 2003, before undertaking a period of research in microbiology of cystic fibrosis lung infections for his doctorate at the University of Southampton in 2005. He took over from Dr Nightingale as lead consultant for adults with cystic fibrosis in 2012.

Awards and prizes

Certificate of merit in medicine finals

Research

Dr Daniels has carried out research on the role of uncultured bacterial species in respiratory secretions using molecular techniques to investigate lung damage and symptoms in chronic lung infections.

He maintains an active teaching and research interest, publishing a number of scientific papers in collaboration with Dr Carroll and co-researchers in Southampton and beyond.