Dr Gary Davies is a Consultant Respiratory Physician and Clinical Lead for Acute Medicine at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London. He is also the Consultant Advisor in Medicine for the Royal Air Force.
Dr Davies undertook his medical training primarily in London, and in particular the Royal Brompton Hospital, before undertaking a Senior Fellowship in Respiratory and Intensive Care at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. He undertook an MD in the pressure breathing system of the Typhoon (Eurofighter). This was undertaken between the National Heart and Lung Institute and RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine.
Dr Davies, on completion of his training, took up a consultant post at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in Respiratory and Acute Medicine and undertook the design and implementation of formerly the Acute Medical Unit and latterly the joint medical and surgical Acute Assessment Unit. This unit has won national recommendations for safety and innovation, recently having the lowest mortality figures in the UK, and has been used as a model for the implementation of acute medicine in a number of centres nationally. He currently continues to be the clinical lead for this unit.
He runs a specialist aviation medicine respiratory service and general respiratory clinic at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and a Specialist General Medical Aircrew Clinic at RAF Henlow. He has a subspeciality interest in pleural disease and pneumothorax and is building up a pleural service at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.