Assoc. Prof Amy Rigby

Bmed 9hons) FRACP MSc
Consultant in Respiratory & General Internal Medicine

Areas of Specialty

  • Respiratory Failure
  • Advanced Lung Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Transplant
  • Respiratory
  • General Internal Medicine

Current Memberships

  • Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
  • European Respiratory Society
  • International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • American Thoracic Society


Assoc Prof Amy Rigby received her Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Newcastle, Australia and graduated in 2004. She also has specialist registrar training in General Medicine and Respiratory Medicine in Australia, and a Masters of Science in Public Health (Disaster Medicine) completed in Italy in 2009.


Assoc Prof Amy Rigby is a Consultant in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine at Beacon Hospital.

She is a medical consultant physician with International qualifications and experience in Europe and Australia. She holds specialist qualifications in General and Respiratory Medicine and holds sub-specialty expertise in lung transplantation medicine.

She was the youngest female appointed consultant to the prestigious State Heart & Lung Transplant Unit at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, Australia. A dual Finnish and Australian citizen, Amy has worked internationally extensively with her Masters in Public health being awarded by the University of Piemonte in Italy, when she was undertaking further studies and work experience at Cambridge University hospitals, and Royal Papworth Hospital. A mother of 4 young children, Amy successfully balances the demands of a highly skilled professional position with a young family.