Sleep Specialist Clinic - Sydney Sleep Centre
Sydney Sleep Centre is a convenient one-stop-centre for all sleep & breathing related issues. Our Sleep Clinic offers Sleep Specialist Consultations, diagnostic tests and a range of treatments for Sleep Disorders, all available at the one site. Be sure to check out our Sleep Store to see our extensive range of sleep clinic products.
"A Centre Dedicated To Diagnosis, Investigation and Treatment Of All Sleep Disorders."
GP Clinic - City of Sydney Doctors
This is a boutique GP practice bringing together highly experienced GPs from various suburban practices to one central Sydney CBD location. Our GP's all have at least 15 years experience each as General Practitioners, predominantly in the Eastern Suburbs and inner city areas of Sydney. They are highly capable and manage all GP conditions, from mental health, preventative care, children's health, travel medicine, and vaccinations, to common respiratory and other infections.
Our GPs are known for their warmth and compassion. Their long years of practice ensure your health will be well looked after.
Lisa Connell, Clinical Psychologist, has joined the GP Clinic in 2020. She works with children, adolescents and adults experiencing a very wide range of emotional, behavioural and psychological issues. She is particularly experienced in anxiety.
Dr Alexandra Dollman is a Specialist Respiratory and Sleep Physician. She graduated at the University of Adelaide in Medicine in 2010 and in 2012 moved to London where she completed a Masters of Science in Aviation Medicine at Kings College London and also obtained a Diploma of Aviation Medicine through the Royal College of Physicians Faculty of Occupational Medicine. In London, she conducted research at the Lane Fox Respiratory Unit at St Thomas' Hospital. She then returned to Australia in 2014 where she completed physician training in Sydney and then went on to undertale Specialist Sleep Medicine training at Canberra Sleep Clinic and Respiratory training at Prince of Wales and St Vincent's Hospitals. During her advanced training she also completed 6 months training in lung transplantation.
Upon obtaining her RACP Fellowship, she worked as a Fellow at Northern Beaches Hospital in 2019 and then across several hospitals in Adelaide in 2020 to be closer to family during the initial Covid19 response. Since then, she has returned to Sydney and holds a Senior Staff Specialist position at Macquarie University Hospital where she is also involved in teaching at the medical school and is a Senior Conjoint Lecturer.
She runs the respiratory failure service with Macquarie Neurology where she manages complex respiratory failure in patients with neurodegenerative diseases. She has a special interest in sleep disordered breathing and complex respiratory failure, particularly in ventilatory respiratory support. She has experience working in 6 different sleep laboratories before joining Sydney Sleep Centre and enjoys a multidisciplinary approach to managing sleep conditions, working closely with CPAP technicians, sleep psychologists, sleep dentists, ENT surgeons, respiratory physiotherapists and weight loss specialists. She is also trained to manage general respiratory conditions such as asthma, COPD, lung cancer and interstitial lung disease.
Dr Anup Desai is a Specialist Sleep and Respiratory Physician. As well as his Specialist Sleep and Respiratory Physician qualifications, he has a PhD (Syd) in Sleep Medicine. He sees all Sleep and Respiratory conditions, and has a particular interest in non-respiratory sleep disorders, such as insomnia, parasomnias, restless legs, narcolepsy and unexplained sleepiness/tiredness.
He has extensive experience in issues related to obstructive sleep apnoea and driving and has helped to draft regulatory guidelines in this area. His focus is on a broad and realistic approach to each patient's sleep disorder. For instance, when treating obstructive sleep apnoea, treatment advice will consider CPAP, dental splint management, ENT procedures, managing nasal disease, weight loss and possibly positional therapy.
Dr Desai has built up a strong multi-disciplinary team around him at Sydney Sleep Centre (including CPAP therapists, a Sleep specialised dentist, a Sleep Psychologist and Dietician) and has close relationships with other local experts, such as ENT surgeons.
Jenny is an accredited practicing dietician who brings a range of experience from hospitals, the community, private practice and aged care facilities. Jenny's inspiration to be a dietician orginates from her passion for food and science, and the realisation that a nutritious diet not only dramatically improves health but also quality of life.
Jenny focuses strongly upon tailoring her nutrition advice to suit her clients and empowers them to become resilient and engaged in a healthy sustainable relationship with food. She has expertise in the nutritional management of weight loss, metabolic disorders, hyperlipidemia, IBS and low FODMAP diets.
.Dr Ankita Roy is a well-established and experienced city based GP, specialising in both general and mental health. She is well regarded by her patients, many of whom have been with her for years. She brings warmth and compassion to her consultations, along with dedication and highly developed clinical skills.
Dr Roy is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP). She graduated as a GP specialist from the University of Sydney in 1999, then spent a further three years studying Psychiatry at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney. She has worked in general practice since 2002.
Dr Geraldine Ash is a graduate in Dentistry from the University of Sydney with experience and qualifications in the practice of Dental Sleep Medicine. She has worked as a Dentist in both Australia and internationally since the early 1980s and over the past decade has provided Dental Sleep Medicine consultations and services in addition to general dental services.
In pursuit of her interest in treating sleep difficulties with dental appliances she completed a Graduate Diploma in Dental Sleep Medicine in 2013, being in the first cohort of that qualification. She works closely with the Specialists who refer patients to her. Patient care is of paramount concern to her. She has tutored and mentored colleagues in the field and continues to extend her knowledge in the area.
Geraldine is a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA); the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA); and the Sleep Health Foundation. She has been a member of the Board of the ADA in Canberra.
As a Clinical Psychologist working in Sydney for over 20 years, Rosemary Clancy has extensive mental health experience which can benefit your patients, through psychological assessment and evidence-based, best-practice treatments for circadian sleep-wake disorders and insomnia, as well as associated mood and anxiety issues.
Her background in mental health (post -Clinical Psychology Masters degree from Adelaide University) stems from a decade (1993-2003) with Macarthur Mental Health (SWSAHS), treating adult mood, anxiety, sleep and eating disorders. Since 2008 she has been Senior Psychologist/Allied Health Manager at The Sydney Clinic, where she has continued to specialise in treating insomnia, anxiety (including panic, phobic, and obsessive compulsive, disorders), and mood (particularly major depression, and bipolar patients’ sleep needs).
Now at the multidisciplinary Sydney Sleep Centre, she can provide your patients with proven behavioural and cognitive interventions to regulate sleep-wake cycles and manage/stabilise mood, and treat worry, panic and unhelpful coping behaviours associated with sleep disorders.