Eli Gabbay
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A/Prof Eli Gabbay

Respiratory Physician

A/Prof Gabbay graduated from the University of Western Australia Medical School in 1986 and went on to finish specialty training in Respiratory Medicine at Royal Perth Hospital.

He then completed additional specialty training in the United Kingdom, at the prestigious Stanford University in California and at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. He returned to Perth in 1998 and has been in private practice as a respiratory physician since then. As well as continuing to work at RPH, He is an Associate Professor with both University of Western Australia School of Medicine and Pharmacology and Curtin University School of Physiotherapy.

He is interested in all aspects of Respiratory Medicine including asthma and allergic diseases, COPD, Emphysema and assessment of breathlessness. He has particular experience and training in pulmonary vascular disease including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism as well as lung transplantation and respiratory problems complicating the connective tissue diseases such as scleroderma, SLE (lupus) and rheumatoid arthritis.

He was the inaugural head of the Western Australian Lung Transplant Unit and is the current director of the only advanced lung disease program in WA, based at RPH. He is the current chair of the Australian Lung Foundation experts group on pulmonary vascular disease and interstitial lung disease, is the only respiratory physician on the Australian National Scleroderma taskforce and is the chair of the Heart and Lung Transplant Foundation of WA.

He lives in Perth and is married with two daughters and enjoys playing golf, listening to music and reading about the History of World War One.

Current Appointments


  • St John of God Hospital, Subiaco

  • Hollywood Private Hospital

  • Mount Hospital


  • Royal Perth Hospital

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