Dr Geoffrey Isbister

Newcastle Mater Hospital

Geoffrey’s interests lie in the area of clinical toxinology. His focus is on the effects of bites and stings of venomous land and marine creatures, including snakes, spiders and jellyfish. Geoff’s clinical work includes appointments as a clinical toxicologist to the NSW and Queensland Poison Information Centres and the Hunter Area Toxicology Service.

Major research projects include “The Australian Snakebite Project (ASP)”, “The Redback spider antivenom evaluation study (RAVE)” and the use of hot water treatment in box jellyfish and blue bottle stings.