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:

This service is available at the following locations:

Ascot Office Park, 95 Ascot Avenue, Greenlane, Auckland

Pukekohe Health Centre, 10 West Street, Pukekohe, Auckland

Private Services

NZ Respiratory & Sleep Institute

This service is available at the following location:

Ascot Office Park, 95 Ascot Avenue, Greenlane, Auckland

Public Services

Counties Manukau Health Respiratory

This service is available at the following locations:

Middlemore Hospital

Botany SuperClinicâ„¢

Manukau SuperClinicâ„¢