Jonathan Williamson

Associate Professor

  • 394 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
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A/Prof Jonathan Williamson is a respiratory and sleep physician trained in Sydney, interstate and overseas in Heidelberg, Germany. He is a Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Physician at Liverpool Hospital and a Visiting Medical Officer at Macquarie University Hospital. A/Prof Williamson’s practice covers a wide range of respiratory and sleep pathologies including lung cancer, COPD, pulmonary infections, interstitial lung disease, asthma and sleep disorders and has specialised sub-interest in airway interventions including rigid bronchoscopy, cryotherapy, endoscopic therapies for advanced COPD, airway stents and managing central airway obstruction. A/Prof Williamson convened the Interventional Pulmonology Special Interest Group of the TSANZ between 2015-2019 and chairs a subcomittee developing and implementing national guidelines for competence in respiratory procedures.

A/Prof Williamson looks forward to implementing the MUH motto of Heal, Learn and Discover through his clinical work and research.

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Research Outputs 2004 2019

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Respiratory Function Tests

Cryobiopsy versus open lung biopsy in the diagnosis of interstitial lung disease (COLDICE): protocol of a multicentre study

Troy, L. K., Grainge, C., Corte, T., Williamson, J. P., Vallely, M. P., Cooper, W., Mahar, A. M., Lai, S., Mulyadi, E., Torzillo, P. J., Salamonsen, M., Don, G., Myers, J., Raghu, G., Lau, E. M. T. & COLDICE Investigator Team, 1 Jun 2019, In : BMJ Open Respiratory Research. 6, 1, p. 1-8 8 p., e000443.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Interstitial Lung Diseases
Multicenter Studies

Outcomes of an initiative to improve inpatient safety of small bore thoracostomy tube insertion

Santos, C., Gupta, S., Baraket, M., Collett, P. J., Xuan, W. & Williamson, J. P., 1 May 2019, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 49, 5, p. 644-649 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Quality Improvement

Pneumocystis jirovecii in a patient on dose-dense chemotherapy for early breast cancer

Khoo, C., Gilchrist, J., Williamson, J. P., Paul, M. & Kefford, R., Oct 2019, In : Respirology Case Reports. 7, 7, p. 1-4 4 p., e00459.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Pneumocystis carinii
Breast Neoplasms
Drug Therapy
Pneumocystis Pneumonia

Transbronchial lung cryobiopsy: a novel confirmatory tool to diagnose asbestos-related pulmonary fibrosis

Zajaczkowska, M., Johnson, A., Gallur, L., Shin, J., Henderson, C. & Williamson, J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Respirology Case Reports. 7, 1, p. 1-4 4 p., e00380.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Pulmonary Fibrosis

Activities 2007 2018

  • 28 Oral presentation

On-site tracheobronchial silicone stent customisation aided by a 3-D printed airway - the first case report

Jonathan Williamson (Speaker), N Hersch (Speaker), J Xu (Speaker), PM Young (Speaker), L Gallur (Speaker), M Byrom (Speaker), H Low (Speaker), H Ong (Speaker)
13 Jun 201816 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Accuracy of STOP-Bang questionnaire as a screening tool for obstructive sleep apnea among surgical populations

Jonathan Williamson (Speaker), F Choudhury (Speaker), G Marks (Speaker), F Smith (Speaker), B Buchanan (Speaker), T Shih (Speaker), A Mahalingham (Speaker), F Garden (Speaker), S Giurgis (Speaker), S Wong (Speaker), H Vedam (Speaker)
17 Oct 201820 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Determination of biocompatability and mechanical suitability of 3D printable materials for use in personalized airway stents

Jonathan Williamson (Speaker), J Xu (Speaker), H Ong (Speaker), D Traini (Speaker), M Byrom (Speaker), P Young (Speaker)
22 Apr 201826 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

New technologies for diagnosis and management of lung cancer

Jonathan Williamson (Speaker)
22 Jun 201824 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Transbronchial lung crybiopsy - a new paradigm for limited postmortem assessment

Jonathan Williamson (Speaker), M Cheng (Speaker)
24 Mar 201728 Mar 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation