RESPIRATORY

Complex and Severe Asthma

Dr Vincent has an interest is the management of customised treatment of asthma to patients whose asthma is poorly controlled via phenotyping the subgroup, determining biomarkers, included FeNO (fractional exhaled Nitric Oxide) and starting treatment based in the results, including combination ICS/LABA, ICS/LABA/LAMA and in severe cases biologic therapies such as IL-5, IL-4/IL-13, IgE antagonists.

He is principal investigator in an asthma study determining the effects of long acting IL-5 antagonists

Lung Cancer

Dr Vincent manages a significant proportion of new lung cancer patients
and expediates the diagnostic and staging component of their management.
He is chair of the Cairns Hospital Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Team.

Chronic Cough

Dr Vincent employs a complex chronic cough diagnostic and treatment strategy to this difficult and common condition He utilises Nasoendoscopy, bronchoprovocation and high-resolution CT to the diagnostic algorithm

Other Conditions

Dr Vincent employs a complex chronic cough diagnostic and treatment strategy to this difficult and common condition He utilises Nasoendoscopy, bronchoprovocation and high-resolution CT to the diagnostic algorithm

  • Unexplained breathlessness
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease
  • Idiopathic pulmonary artery hypertension
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Pneumonia and empyema
  • Tuberculosis and non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections
  • Complex diseases of the pleura 
  • Dysfunctional breathing and paroxysmal vocal cord spasm

Respiratory Disease

Complex and severe asthma, Lung Cancer, Chronic Cough

Sleep Disorders

Insomnia, Chronic respiratory failure, Obesity Hypoventilation, REM behavioural disturbance, Restless legs syndrome, Narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnolence

Occupational Lung Disease

Asbestosis, Mesothelioma, Silicosis, Mould induced lung injury, Occupational Asthma, Reactive Airways dysfunction syndrome

Research and Links

Dr Stephen Vincent's Publications, Research and Links

We are located in Flecker House Medical Specialist Centre

5 Upward St, Cairns City QLD 4870
Phone (Reception) Hours Mon - Thu 9.30am - 4.30pm
Consulting Hours Mon & Wed 9am - 4pm, Thu 9 - 12pm