Dr Brian Wood is the Divisional Director of Medicine and Emergency care at Logan hospital where he started in January 2017 after emigrating from the UK. He is clinically also working at Redland Hospital currently within general medicine.
Brian is from the North East of England and graduated in Medicine from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland in 1993. He underwent training in Geriatric and General Medicine in the North of England; including a year in Sydney and a 2 year teaching and research fellowship; obtaining a doctorate investigating falls in Parkinson’s disease.
He obtained his CCT in Geriatric and General Medicine in 2002 and was appointed as a consultant in Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust. In that role he developed a Parkinson’s disease service caring for over 600 people with Parkinson's across the county of Northumberland. He also set up the Northumbria Acute Medicine service and had roles as Specialty Tutor and Clinical director of Medicine and Emergency within the trust. In his management role he was heavily involved in the development of a new hospital build in Cramlington.
He developed a major role in the management of Medical Education and became Head of School of Medicine and Director of Specialty Training in Health Education England; along with being a council member and the national Director of Training for the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. He has a personal research profile with 23 peer reviewed publications and over 50 national and international presentations in a variety of fields.