Dr Amir Zangiabadi is a Consultant Respiratory Physician and Interventional Pulmonologist. He currently holds public appointments in Respiratory Medicine at Frankston Hospital and consults across a number of private practices including Frankston and Holmesglen Private Hospitals.
He obtained fellowship of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2016, undertaking his training in Respiratory medicine at Flinders Medical Centre and The Royal Adelaide Hospital in South Australia, with a fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine at Monash Medical Centre.
He gained further experience in the field of lung cancer and pleural diseases by completing a Clinical Fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK.
Amir has an interest in all respiratory disorders and is adept in the management of patients with a broad mix of respiratory conditions including chronic cough, Asthma, COPD, Bronchiectasis and Interstitial Lung Disease. His special interests are in pleural disease and interventional pulmonology with skills in minimally invasive methods of diagnosing and staging lung cancer, and management of pleural infection and malignancies. He performs diagnostic in-room chest ultrasound, chest drain insertion, bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Local Anaesthetic Video Thoracoscopy, and Indwelling Pleural Catheter insertions for management of refractory pleural effusions.
Amir is Iranian by birth and is fluent in both English and Farsi.