Dr Warke is a Consultant Respiratory Physician in the Royal Victoria Hospital. He qualified in Medicine from Queens University Belfast in 1995. He did his general medical training in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, becoming a member of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1998.
Dr Warke entered higher specialist training in Respiratory Medicine later that year and trained in the Belfast City Hospital, the Royal Victoria Hospital and the Mater Hospital.
In 2002, during this period of training, he was awarded his MD from Queen’s University Belfast for his thesis on ashthma. He also received the European Respiratory Society Young Invetigator’s Award First Prize in September 2001 following presentation of aspects of his research.
Further speciailist training in interventional bronchoscopy and lung cancer was undertaken at the North West Lung Centre in Manchester before he was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in 2004.
In November 2004, Dr Warke joined the Respiratory Team at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, having been appointed as Consultant Respiratory Physician. Dr Warke has interest in all respiratory diseases with specialist interest in lung cancer and bronchoscopy.
Dr Warke is involved in undergraduate medical education. In his role as a Foundation Programme Educational Supervisor, he is heavily involved in the postgraduate medical education of junior doctors.