Dr Paul Dawkins



MB ChB 1993 Bristol; MRCP (UK) 1996; CCT (UK) Resp Med and Gen (Int) Med 2006; FRCP 2012; FRACP 2014


Paul Dawkins read undergraduate medicine at the University of Bristol (UK), including an intercalated first class honours degree in Microbiology. His higher training was in the West Midlands Deanery (UK). He has an MD higher research degree from the University of Bristol (UK) from research work on the development of genetic models for alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency carried out at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston (USA). He has a Masters in Medical Education from the University of Warwick (UK). He has Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London (FRCP) and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). He has a number of published original articles, reviews and book chapters, and has delivered many presentations at international meetings.
Paul has been working as a consultant respiratory physician at Middlemore Hospital since October 2013. He was previously consultant respiratory physician and clinical director at Royal Wolverhampton Hospital in the UK for over 5 years.  At Middlemore he has responsibility for inpatients in respiratory and general medicine, as well as respiratory and sleep outpatient clinics. He performs bronchoscopies (including linear and radial endobronchial ultrasound).  He is clinical lead for lung cancer at Middlemore, chairs the Northern region lung cancer tumour stream, and sits on the national lung cancer working group.
He is principal and co-investigator for a number of commercial clinical trials at the hospital in respiratory medicine. He is an RACP educational supervisor for registrars in training. He regularly teaches medical students and has set up simulated medical emergency scenarios using high fidelity manikins.  He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine at University of Auckland.


  • COPD
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Mycobacterial disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Sleep medicine

Title or Designation

Respiratory Physician

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Paul Dawkins is available at the following services:

Private Services

Dr Paul Dawkins - Respiratory Physician

This service is available at the following locations:

Ascot Office Park, 93-95 Ascot Avenue, Greenlane, Auckland

Pukekohe Health Centre, 10 West Street, Pukekohe, Auckland

NZ Respiratory & Sleep Institute

This service is available at the following location:

Ascot Office Park, 93-95 Ascot Avenue, Greenlane, Auckland

CPAP Sales: 0800 895 122

Public Services

Counties Manukau Health Respiratory

This service is available at the following locations:

Middlemore Hospital

Patient Enquiries (09) 276 5004 or 0800 266 513
Information or Visiting Hours (09) 270 4799
Outpatient appointments & surgical booking enquiries:
Ph (09) 277 1660  or O800 266 513
Email: Customerservice@middlemore.co.nz

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 276 0000 or
FREEPHONE 0800 266 513

Botany SuperClinicâ„¢

Outpatient appointments
& surgical booking enquiries
Ph (09) 277 1660

Manukau SuperClinicâ„¢

Manukau SuperClinic™ has a Call Centre to receive incoming calls related to outpatient services. The Call Centre is open to receive calls between 7:30 AM and 6:00 PM Monday to Friday.