Thoracic and sleep medicine, a subspecialty of internal medicine, provides diagnostic and therapeutic services for respiratory and sleep disorders, and non-respiratory sleep disorders.
Thoracic physicians often focus on a specific area of this field such as asthma & allergy; sleep disorders, occupational & environmental lung disease; paediatric thoracic medicine; interventional pulmonology, respiratory infectious diseases and pulmonary malignancy.
Specialists are Fellows of the Royal Australian College of Physicians following postgraduate training in thoracic medicine. They use the post-nominals FRACP.
The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand represents health professionals in thoracic medicine.
In 2009 there were 155 specialists working in thoracic medicine as their main specialty of practice. (AIHW 2011. Medical labour force 2009. AIHW bulletin no. 89. Cat. no. AUS 138. Canberra: AIHW)
This category lists thoracic physicians, and respiratory and sleep physician in Australia.
MBBS (University of Melbourne); FRACP
Consultant Physician, Respiratory and Sleep Specialist
Box Hill, VIC 3128Medical Consultant Physician specialist in respiratory medicine and sleep disordered breathing. Graduate from University of Melbourne 1997. Completed specialist training 2005.
Malvern East, VIC 3123
Waitara, NSW 2077The Sleep Disorder Centre Australia, a Private Hospital located in Waitara, is dedicated to overnight sleep study. Sleep study services are also available at Strathfield Private Hospital, The Hills Private Hospital and Dudley Private Hospital.
Paediatric Respiratory & Sleep Physician
Melbourne Children's Clinic
Camberwell, VIC 3124
Respiratory and Sleep Physician
Sleep Services Australia
Malvern East, VIC 3145
Sleep & Respiratory Group
Brighton, VIC 3186
Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Physician
Greenslopes, QLD 4120
Bentleigh East, VIC 3165Welcome to the Southern Region Respiratory Service (SRRS).
SRRS provides lung function testing and consultation services in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne. On site testing for Industrial workplaces available on request. Bulk Billing available.
We have laboratories located in Moorabbin and Frankston.
Consultant Respiratory Physician
MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP, DTM&H, FCCP
Nedlands, WA 6009Dr Bruce Robinson is the co-author of the book titled Immunopathology of Lung Disease, published by Butterworth-Heinemann.
Epworth Sleep Centre
East Melbourne, VIC 3002