Dr James Douglas


Dr James Douglas is a distinguished sleep and thoracic physician passionate about managing non-respiratory sleep disorders, including insomnia, restless legs syndrome, parasomnias, and narcolepsy. With extensive expertise in treating sleep-related conditions, he is a trusted figure in the field, providing effective and compassionate care to patients at North Brisbane Sleep and Thoracic since 2017.

Thoroughly trained in Australia, Dr Douglas completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Queensland in 1990 and pursued specialised education in sleep and thoracic. With a Royal Australasian College of Physicians fellowship (1999) and Sleep Medicine Level II qualifications (2000), Dr Douglas provides evidence-based specialist services for patient health and well-being.

Dr Douglas brings valuable knowledge, insight, and skills to North Brisbane Sleep and Thoracic, with experience as a Senior Staff Specialist at the Prince Charles Hospital and physician at prestigious sleep and thoracic centres.

As an active member of professional societies, including The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Dr Douglas remains engaged in ongoing professional development courses and lectures, staying informed about the latest advancements and best practices in his field.

Recognised for his exceptional leadership skills and commitment to his medicine, Dr Douglas has been involved in numerous professional committees and leadership groups, holding chairman roles and shaping the sleep and thoracic profession.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr Douglas has furthered research in sleep and thoracic medicine, contributing to numerous publications and research papers. Dr Douglas also served as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland, using his knowledge and expertise to educate the next generation of medical professionals.

Dr Douglas is a passionate advocate for raising awareness about sleep health within the community. He firmly believes in a holistic approach to managing sleep disorders, addressing physical, emotional, and psychological elements that can impact sleep quality.

Dr James Douglas | North Brisbane Sleep & Thoracic | North Lakes & Clayfield | Brisbane

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