Dr Bob Lodge is a Consultant Physician in Internal Medicine (Consultant General Physician). He obtained MB, BS at Monash University in 1977 and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 1985, after completion of post-graduate training in Oxford UK (1983–1985).
Prior to 2002, when he moved to Bangalow in NSW, he had been based in Melbourne, VIC. His professional appointments included Senior Physician in the Department of Internal Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne; Director of the Stroke Unit, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne; Physician to Coronary Care Unit, St Georges Hospital, Melbourne; and he practised as Intensive Care Unit Physician at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and St Vincent’s Private Hospital in Melbourne. He had teaching and examining roles at the University of Melbourne and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and was an Honorary Senior Fellow of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Melbourne. Currently, he has an appointment as Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Griffith University, QLD.
Whilst practising across the broad width of Internal Medicine, Dr Lodge has particular interest in the areas of perioperative medicine, neurological diagnosis, cardiorespiratory disease, endocrine disorders (thyroid, pituitary and diabetes) and in the art and science of the diagnostic process.