Dr Gareth Collier

Consultant Chest Physician

MB Bch BPharm

Professional Membership

  • MRPharmS

  • MRCP

Clinical Interests

My specialist training is in Respiratory and General Medicine.  Within respiratory medicine I have developed a number of subspecialist interests.  I have published research and undertaken a european fellowship in interventional bronchoscopy and pleural disease.  I have gained proficiency in pleural ultrasound and thoracoscopy.  My current interests are in lung cancer, COPD, asthma and the investigation of breathlessness and chronic cough.

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Personal profile

I am a consultant physician in respiratory and general medicine based at West Wales General Hospital, Carmarthen with an additional outpatient clinic at Prince Phillip Hospital, Llanelli.

I completed my specialist training in the Welsh Deanery in January 2006.   I undertook a short fellowship in Holland training in thoracoscopic and interventional bronchoscopy techniques.  I was appointed as a consultant respiratory physician at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, where I established a pleural investigation service using ultrasound and thoracoscopy. 

I also developed a COPD supportive discharge and hospital at home service. I am now living in Carmarthenshire with my wife and two children.

I feel that I am an approachable doctor and I am particularly keen to ensure that patients are fully informed and involved in all aspects of their care.

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