Dr John Gowardman joined Queensland Physician Care (QPC) in 2020, which is located at The Wesley Hospital in Auchenflower, Brisbane.
Dr Gowardman studied medicine at the University of Auckland School of Medicine (NZ), graduating in 1986, BHB, MBChB. He is a dual qualified senior specialist in both internal medicine (FRACP, acute and general subdivision) and Intensive Care Medicine (FJFICM). He was awarded fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 1994.
His interests are acute hospital, internal medicine, perioperative medicine and intensive care medicine, where he has been senior specialist at the Royal Brisbane Hospital, Intensive Care Service, since 2006. He has worked extensively in Australia and New Zealand over the past 35 years in both fields, accumulating significant experience in the above.
He enjoys working at QPC, whereby it provides him flexibility of practice in acute hospital medicine and provides great team support, which is vital when managing complex hospital in-patients and providing excellent continuity of care.
Whilst not working, Dr Gowardman enjoys reading and spending time listening to music.