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    Paediatric Sleep Service

Paediatric Sleep Service

Queensland Sleep is pleased to offer an accredited paediatric sleep service to address the ever growing concerns of parents in their children’s quality of sleep and breathing at night. Queensland Sleep has two dedicated Paediatric Sleep and Respiratory Physicians who provide comprehensive care to children of all ages – babies to teenagers – with respiratory and sleep problems. Overnight sleep studies are performed in the newly renovated Sleep Centre which is located on level 4 of the Salmon Building, Mater Children’s Private Brisbane. We offer the latest in diagnostic equipment to ensure quality of measurement, the luxury of large spacious rooms to accommodate both child and parent, a warm and comfortable private hospital setting. All children are seen be one of our Paediatric Sleep and Respiratory Physicians prior to their overnight sleep study. Find out how to arrange a sleep study.

Symptoms

  • Snoring / obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Apnoea or pauses in breathing in sleep
  • Insomnia and tiredness
  • Settling problems in babies and young children
  • Restless sleep
  • Bed wetting
  • Sleep walking, night terrors, body rocking
  • Narcolepsy

Our Sleep Physicians also manage Respiratory related problems:

  • Asthma
  • Persistent Coughing
  • Acute Chest Infections
  • Shortness of breath on exercise
  • Congenital Lung Problems
  • Lung diseases in premature babies

Investigations

  • Private sleep studies
  • Lung function testing
  • Actigraphy

Meet The Doctors

Dr Scott Burgess MBBS PhD FRACP, Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Specialist

Dr Burgess is an experienced paediatrician specialising in problems affecting the lungs, breathing and sleep in children from birth to adulthood.

Dr Burgess has extensive experience in managing children with asthma, coughing, chest infections, snoring, obstructive sleep apnoea and difficulty sleeping.

Dr Burgess is a compassionate doctor who enjoys caring for children and their families. Following a thorough assessment of your child’s problems Dr Burgess will develop a collaborative plan that will hopefully have your child breathing / sleeping well again.

Dr Sadasivam Suresh MBBS MRCPCH FRACP, Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Specialist

Dr Suresh is a Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Paediatrician based at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital and Queensland Children’s Lung & Sleep Specialists [QCLASS], Brisbane, Australia. After training in India, United Kingdom [including Great Ormond Street Hospital, London] and Australia, he has settled in Brisbane and finds both the people and the weather warm.

Dr Suresh is an experienced paediatrician specialising in problems affecting the lungs, breathing and sleep in children from birth to adulthood. He has extensive experience in managing children with asthma, coughing, chest infections, cystic fibrosis, snoring, obstructive sleep apnoea and difficulty sleeping. He is currently a board member of Australasian Sleep Association and member of the overseas trained paediatrician subcommittee of Royal Australasian College of Physicians overseeing training and assessment.

Dr Suresh admits patients privately to Mater Children’s Private Brisbane.

Sleep Physician Consultation Location

Dr Scott Burgess & Dr Sadasivam Suresh
Speciality: Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Queensland Children’s Lung and Sleep Specialists, 639 Stanley St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102, Australia