Dr Philip C Robinson

Consultant Rheumatologist,
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital,

Dr Philip C Robinson currently works as the Consultant Rheumatologist at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. Previously he also serves as the Staff Specialist Rheumatology at Logan Hospital and as the Director of Clinical Training, Australian Rheumatology Association Queensland Branch. Dr Robinson consults for a number of pharmaceutical companies in relation to patient education, pharmacoeconomic applications, clinician education and meeting organization.

Dr Robinson trained in medicine at the University of Otago in New Zealand. He then completed specialty training in general and acute care medicine and rheumatology in Wellington and Dunedin, New Zealand. He then completed a PhD in genetics at the University of Queensland Diamantina Insititute.

Dr Robinson holds several professional memberships. He is the Associate Member of the Assessment of Spondyloarthritis Special Society (ASAS), Member of the Australian Rheumatology Association, International Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and the Associate Member of the New Zealand Rheumatology Association. He is also the member of Rheumatology Specialty Training Committee, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Scientific Advisory Board, Australian Rheumatology Association Research Trust, NZ Joint Executive and NZ Adult Medicine Education Committee, Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Dr Robinson's primary research interest lies in the inflammatory crystal arthritis gout and the disease associations of serum urate including cardiometabolic disease and neurodegenerative disease. He also has an interest in spondyloarthritis (ankylosing spondylitis, axial spondyloarthritis and psoriatic arthritis), as well as classification criteria in rheumatic diseases and inflammatory eye disease.