Sleep Specialist, Melbourne
Dr David Cunnington is a specialist sleep physician delivering quality healthcare to clients with complex sleep problems and promoting sleep health through education, research and advocacy.
David is the co-director of Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre, a multi-disciplinary sleep clinic for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.
Guidance from the experts
David undertook training in sleep medicine both in Australia and in Boston at Harvard Medical School. In addition to training in sleep medicine, David has international qualifications in behavioral sleep medicine, using non-drug treatments to manage sleep.
David has a passion for all things sleep, and with his breadth of experience and training, is devoted to helping to develop the field of sleep medicine as well as educating health care professionals and the public about sleep.
A recognized specialist on sleep disorders.
David regularly appears in print, radio and TV media as an expert commentator on sleep, and is a regular national and international keynote speaker.
David has completed a range of research projects in conditions such as insomnia, sleep apnoea, restless legs syndrome and narcolepsy, both independently and in collaboration with academic and industry partners, and has written numerous journal articles, editorials and book chapters.
A leader and innovator in sleep.
David is always looking for new and better ways to improve the sleep of people with sleep disorders, sleep problems, and people who feel like they are not sleeping well.
He is open to new opportunities and also developing initiatives to promote sleep health and wellness in the community.
If you’d like to see David in his role as a specialist sleep physician, you can request an appointment.