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Dr David Cunnington

Dr David Cunnington

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Special Interests
All aspects of sleep including snoring and sleep apnoea, insomnia, restless legs and complex interactions between sleep and physical and mental health.

Specialist sleep physician delivering a high standard of clinical care to clients with complex sleep problems and promoting sleep health through research, education and advocacy.

Dr David Cunnington practices exclusively in sleep medicine, managing a broad range of sleep problems …

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  • MBBS - University of Melbourne 1991
  • MMedSci(Clin Epi) - University of Newcastle 2004
  • MAppMgt(Health) - University of Newcastle 2009
  • Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians 1999
  • Fellow, American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2005
  • Certified International Sleep Medicine Specialist, American Board of Sleep Medicine 2005
  • Certified International Behavioral Sleep Medicine Specialist, American Board of Sleep Medicine 2006
  • Registered Polysomnographic Technologist, Board of Registered Polysomnography Technologists 2010
  • Registered Sleep Technologist, American Board of Sleep Medicine 2011
Registration Numbers and Professional Memberships

APHRA no: MED0001148508;  Sleep Health Foundation; Australasian Sleep Association; Australasian Sleep Technologists; Association Amercian Academy of Sleep Medicine; World Association of Sleep Medicine; European Sleep Research Society; Indian Sleep Disorders Association; South East Asian Academy of Sleep Medicine; Narcolepsy Network; Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation.

Awards and Publications
  1. Cunnington D, Junge J, Fernando A. Insomnia. Prevalence, consequences and effective treatment. Medical Journal of Australia 2013; 199: S36-40 
  2. Cunnington D. Benzodiazepine hypnotics: do they work for insomnia?. British Medical Journal 2013. (BMJ 2012;346:e8699 doi: 10.1136/bmj.e8699)
  3. Dang D, Cunnington D, …
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Answers contributed by Dr David Cunnington

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