Areas of Expertise

  • Asbestos Related Conditions Including Mesothelioma
  • Allergic Lung Disorders
  • Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diffuse Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Disorders of the Pleura (including Mesothelioma, Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax)
  • Management of Chronic and Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disorders in the Immunocompromised Host
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Haemorrhage
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Genetic and Developmental Lung Disorders


Dr James McKeon was involved in the supervision and training of residents and registrars, teaching medical students, and the supervision and training of advanced trainees in thoracic medicine at The Prince Charles Hospital from 1988 to 2012.

Dr McKeon has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of occupational lung disease including asbestos related problems.

Dr McKeon is actively involved in medical research and has presented nationally and internationally at scientific meetings on asthma studies, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease studies. Dr McKeon is author and coauthor of many medical research papers.


  • Private Practice – Thoracic and Sleep Physician, St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside, Chermside
  • Member Q-COMP Medical Assessment Tribunal


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Member of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of the Australian Sleep Association
  • Member of the Thoracic Society Queensland
  • Member of the General Medical Assessment Tribunal (GMAT)
  • Member of the Composite Tribunal (CMAT) for Q-COMP
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