Below is a list of the top and leading Sleep Specialists in Adelaide. To help you find the best sleep specialist located near you in Adelaide, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
This article is updated every 3-4 months.
Adelaide’s Best Sleep Specialists:
The top rated sleep specialists in Adelaide are:
⦁ Dr Dien Dang – Adelaide Sleep
⦁ Dr Kristyn Kemp – Adelaide Insomnia Clinic
⦁ Dr Carissa Yap – The CPAP Room
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Dr Dien Dang is a fully qualified Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Physician.
Dr Dang undertook his medical training at the University of Adelaide, then worked in the United Kingdom for the National Health Service (NHS) before returning to the Royal Adelaide Hospital to complete his specialist training. He has completed fellowships in respiratory and sleep medicine at the Western Hospital in Victoria and the Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre.
He is also medical-board accredited in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, by both Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and Medicare.
His clinical practice in sleep medicine encompasses all aspects of sleep, including snoring and sleep apnoea, REM behaviour disorder, restless leg syndrome, circadian rhythm disorders, narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia, insomnia, and parasomnias. His respiratory interests include lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and interstitial lung disease.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians accredited in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, and is an active member of both the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Australasian Sleep Association. He’s also a Fellow of both the American College of Chest Physicians and the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology.
Dr Dang currently holds a Senior Staff Specialist position at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, and is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Adelaide.
His sleep lab is based at Burnside War Memorial Hospital.
Snoring, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Central Sleep Apnoea, CPAP Therapy, The Restless Leg Syndrome, Parasomnias, Narcolepsy, Cyradian Rhythm Disturbances
“Great Doctors good friendly staff.” – Nikki R
Adelaide Insomnia Clinic
Dr. Kristyn Kemp completed all of her undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Flinders University. She completed the Bachelor of Arts (Major in Psychology and Biology), Honours (Class 1), Master of Psychology (Clinical) and Ph.D. Her honors thesis was conducted under the supervision of Professor Leon Lack (world-renowned expert in sleep) and investigated bright light therapy for people with early morning awakening insomnia. Dr. Kemp’s master’s training was in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.
During her studies at Flinders University, Dr Kemp (maiden surname Schumacher) was awarded: The University Medal, Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation; and the Australian Psychological Society Prize in Psychology.
Her PhD thesis was conducted at the Family Court of Australia and evaluated the mediation and litigation service with regards to client satisfaction and psychological well-being.
She became registered as a psychologist in 1997, and has worked as a Family and Child Counsellor at the Family Court of Australia, Senior Psychologist at an Offender Treatment and Assessment Program, and Senior Psychologist at Helen Mayo House (inpatient and outpatient unit for women with postnatal depression).
In 2004 Dr Kemp became Director of Adelaide Insomnia Clinic, providing an assessment and treatment program for people with sleep disorders. She has been involved in research at Flinders University evaluating a new non-drug therapy for insomnia, and has also conducted research at Flinders Medical Centre investigating healthy home environments for children.
Dr Kemp is a member of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists, so is able to provide Specialist Psychology Services. She is also a member of the Australasian Sleep Association, and has published research in the sleep and family law fields.
Withdrawal from sleeping medication; Managing sleep as a shift worker; Shifting the sleep phase for people with circadian rhythm disorders; Reducing anxiety and depression associated with poor sleep; Helping manage narcolepsy, night terrors, plus many other types of sleep disorders.
“Good doctor.” – Jennifer R.
The CPAP Room
Dr Carissa Yap is a dynamic respiratory and sleep physician who practices medicine with a personalised, caring approach to suit the needs of individual patients.
She graduated with distinction from Monash University (MBBS) in Melbourne in 2009. She then completed physician training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and, subsequently specialised in respiratory medicine at Flinders Medical Centre with emphasis on a wide range of lung disorders.
She also specialised in sleep medicine at Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health (AISH), which is renowned nationally as a leading tertiary centre for sleep medicine.
Dr Carissa Yap is an award winning researcher and is active in clinical research to advance the field of respiratory and sleep medicine. She recently completed an extensive prospective research study at AISH in collaboration with CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) and FHBHRU (Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit) to achieve weight loss in overweight patients with obstructive sleep apnoea.
She is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and is a member of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) as well as the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA).
She consults in a wide range of respiratory and sleep disorders, in particular: chronic cough and breathing difficulties including asthma and COPD, lung infections and malignancies as well as narcolepsy and restless legs syndrome. Her special interest is in the investigation of the causes of sleepiness such as sleep apnoea and insomnia.
Dr Carissa Yap takes priority in meeting the individual well-being needs of her patients and constantly considers their preferences in managing their illnesses. She is known for her good rapport with her patients at comprehensive consultations, taking time to address her patients’ concerns and queries as well as providing optimal follow up.
Non-invasive, overnight test; Equipment setup by our Sleep Specialist; Analysis of results for a diagnosis and possible sleep solutions
“They give quality assistance for your needs.” – Marie K.
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