Dr Jose Thomas

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.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Jose Thomas at Spire include:

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Additional information

Special clinical interests: Sleep Apnoea; Narcolepsy; Restless Legs Syndrome; Parasomnias (sleep walking, sleep terrors, sleep-related eating disorders, sleep-sex and others); REM-sleep Behaviour Disorder; Circadian Rhythm sleep disorders; Insomnia; Asthma, COPD; Interstitial lung diseases; Unexplained breathlessness.

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

Professional memberships

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

Consultant in Sleep and Respiratory Medicine.


Owns 100% of the sleep study equipment Pulsox 300i and Alice TDx which he uses at Spire Cardiff Hospital
Telephone 0292 073 6011
Email drjthomas.nhh@gmail.com
Private secretary telephone 0771 390 9866