Dr. Timothy Weir
MBBS, GradCertMed (Critical Care Medicine)
Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto The College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (CICM)
The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS)
Tim completed his undergraduate and medical degrees in Brisbane at the University of Queensland before completing his prevocational residency years in both Central Queensland and Hobart. He commenced specialist Intensive Care Medicine training in Adelaide in 2015 at Flinders Medical Centre, before moving in 2020 to the Alfred ICU in Melbourne, where he worked throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Outside of the ICU, Tim has worked in a variety of settings including anesthesia, general medicine, palliative care, and medical education. He is completing a Master of Clinical Ultrasound degree with the University of Melbourne.
Areas of Interest/Research
ARDS, respiratory failure
Point-of-care echocardiography & ultrasound
End-of-life care and the ICU-palliative medicine interface
ICU quality improvement
Weir TE, Bihari S. Factors associated with intubation in patients with acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure treated with high-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy: A prospective, observational study. Aust Crit Care. 2023 (article in press).
Jeffcote T, Weir T, Anstey J, Mcnamara R, Bellomo R, Udy A. The impact of sedative choice on intracranial and systemic physiology in moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: A scoping review. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2022;35(3):265-273.
Maximizing free time with his wife and infant son, Australian rules football,
running, music discovery and digital crate-digging, reading, wine-tasting