Dr. David Barnes is a respiratory and sleep physician at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia, and Clinical Professor, University of Sydney. He is past Chairman of the Professional Standards Subcommittee of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, with a longstanding interest in both the professional and training standards within the specialty. With respect to the latter he has been for some years the Coordinator of Advanced Training in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
Dr. David reviews manuscripts for a number of journals including Chest, Respirology, Thorax, Sleep and Internal Medicine Journal. He has been appointed to the Editorial Boards of Chest, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, Sleep, Respirology, BMJ Case Reports as well as other journals.
Dr. David Barnesís clinical and research interests are in Respiratory infections; Lung cancer and Sleep disordered breathing, with over 60 publications in peer reviewed journals in these and other areas.