Dr Jose Thomas
Consultant Physician in General Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
MBBS, MD, FRCP, European Somnologist – Expert in Sleep Medicine Registered Polysomnography Technologist (RPSGT)
I trained in Respiratory Medicine in South Wales, and have been a Consultant Physician since 1995. I am accredited by the European Sleep Research Society as an Expert in Sleep Medicine.
I have led the Sleep Service at Nevill Hall Hospital since 2003 and established the full Polysomnography laboratory at the Aneurin Bevan Sleep Centre. I am the clinical lead for Sleep Medicine for the Health Board and receive referrals for neurological sleep disorders from across South, West and Mid-Wales.
I have experience in the full spectrum of sleep disorders including Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, other sleep-related breathing disorders, neurological Sleep Disorders, Circadian Rhythm Sleep disorders and Insomnia.
I have special interest in neurological sleep disorders (eg, Narcolepsy, Restless Legs Syndrome, parasomnias, REM-Sleep Behaviour Disorder, sleep related movement disorders and Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders). I also have wide experience in general Respiratory Medicine and treat asthma, COPD, Interstitial lung diseases and unexplained breathlessness among other respiratory disorders.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Jose Thomas at Spire include:
Sleep apnoea test
MBBS / Kerala University, India / 1981
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MD / All India Institute of Medial Sciences, Delhi / 1982
Doctor of Medicine
FRCP / Royal college of Physicians of London / 2002
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
RPSGT / Registered Polysomnographic Technologist / 2011
Registered Polysomnographic Technologist
RST / American Board of Sleep Medicine / 2012
Registered Sleep Technologist
European Somnologist-Expert in Sleep Medicine / European Sleep Research Society / 2014
ES-Expert in Sleep Medicine
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Association of Sleep Technologists
Board of Registered Polysomnography Technologists
British Sleep Society
British Thoracic Society
European Respiratory Society
European Sleep Research Society
Royal College of Physicians