Associate Professor Neil Smith, Sleep and Respiratory Physician - MBBS(Melb), FRACP, FCCP, RANR

A/Prof Neil Smith is a consultant respiratory and sleep physician (adult). He is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and holds a Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of Physicians in sleep and respiratory medicine. He is also a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. A/Prof Smith completed his specialist training in respiratory medicine and sleep disorders medicine in Melbourne, training at The Austin and Repatriation Hospital and The Western Hospital. He works in private practice at his main rooms at Hoppers Crossing and also consults at Sunbury Specialist Centre and John Fawkner Hospital in Coburg.

He works as a general and respiratory physician at Werribee Mercy Hospital. His special interests include bronchoscopy, COPD, asthma, chronic cough, obstructive sleep apnoea, men’s health and Veteran’s Health. He has an interest in helping patients with obstructive sleep apnoea who need CPAP therapy but have trouble tolerating treatment. A/Prof Smith also works in the Department of Respiratory Medicine at The Alfred Hospital and is involved with assessing patients with severe emphysema for lung volume reduction surgery.

He’s been working as a respiratory and sleep disorders physician in the Werribee area and at Werribee Mercy Hospital since 1998 when he commenced private practice and public hospital practice at Werribee Mercy. He was the first respiratory physician caring for patients in the Werribee/Hoppers Crossing area. In 2007 he built his own consulting rooms at 218 Heaths Road, Hoppers Crossing, and has been practicing there on a regular basis since then.

Dr Smith is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney School of Medicine, Werribee Clinical School, where he is involved in teaching medical students. 

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