Doctor Profile


Dr Marcus McMahon

Marcus is a Respiratory and Sleep Disorders physician with expertise in the management of sleep disorders such as sleep apnoea. He also has a strong interest in the diagnosis and management of disorders of excessive daytime sleepiness including narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia. He also has an interest in the assessment and management of parasomnias and sleep related movement disorders. Marcus is based at Epworth Richmond and he admits patients to the sleep labs at both Epworth Richmond and and Epworth Camberwell. Marcus is heavily involved in medical education, particularly of physician trainees, with a Masters degree in Medical Education. He is a member of the Australasian Sleep Association and represents the ASA on several committees. Marcus completed his medical degree at the University of Melbourne before being granted his fellowship in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Marcus completed his Masters degree in Medical Education through Monash University.

Hospital

Specialty

  • Sleep Medicine and Respiratory
  • Respiratory Medicine

Special Interests

  • Sleep apnoea
  • Parasomnias
  • Disorders of excessive sleepiness
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • COPD

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • FRACP
  • M. Med Ed

Research

  • Percutaneous versus surgical tracheostomy: A randomized controlled study with long-term follow up. Silvester W, Goldsmith D, Uchino S, Bellommo R, Knight S, Seevanayagam S, Brazzle D, McMahon M, Buckmaster J, Hart GK, Opdam H, Pierce RJ, Gutteridge GA. Critical Care Med. 2006 Aug;34(8):2145-52.​​
  • Central neural correlates of chronic cough hypersensitivity in humans: Evidence for central sensitization and dysfunctional inhibitory control. Ayaka Ando, David Smallwood, Marcus McMahon, Louis Irving, Stuart B Mazzone and Michael J Farrell. Thorax (in press, January 2016)

     

  • Young drivers’ knowledge of road safety, sleepiness and fatigue: Examining the internal consistency of the Institute for Breathing and Sleep Driver Awareness Questionnaire.  Cortes-Simonet EN, Kennedy GA, Howard M, Gill H, McMahon M. Adelaide: Australasian Chronobiology Society; 2010.

     

  • An evaluation of the learning styles of trainee physicians using the Approaches and Study Skills Inventory for Students (ASSIST) and an evaluation of the impact of learning style on examination performance. Masters Thesis, Monash University, 2008

  • A pilot study of inspiratory capacity and resting dyspnea correlations in exacerbations of COPD and asthma. Pretto JJ, McMahon MA,Rochford PD, Berlowitz DJ, Jones SM, Brazzale DJ, McDonald CF. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2007;2(4):651-6.

    Percutaneous versus surgical tracheostomy: A randomized controlled study with long-term follow-up. Silvester W, Goldsmith D, Uchino S,Bellomo R, Knight S, Seevanayagam S, Brazzale D, McMahon M, Buckmaster J, Hart GK, Opdam H, Pierce RJ, Gutteridge GA. Critical Care Med. 2006 Aug;34(8):2145-52

Contact Details & For Appointments

Ph
+61 3 9274 8000
Fax
+61 3 9429 8774

Consulting Address

    • Suite 6.1 Level 6
    • 89 Bridge Road
    • Richmond VIC 3121

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • Australasian Sleep Association
  • Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • American Thoracic Society,American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • European Respiratory Society

Education and Training

  • Central neural correlates of chronic cough hypersensitivity in humans: Evidence for central sensitization and dysfunctional inhibitory control. Ayaka Ando, David Smallwood, Marcus McMahon, Louis Irving, Stuart B Mazzone and Michael J Farrell. Thorax (in p
  • Young drivers’ knowledge of road safety, sleepiness and fatigue: Examining the internal consistency of the Institute for Breathing and Sleep Driver Awareness Questionnaire. Cortes-Simonet EN, Kennedy GA, Howard M, Gill H, McMahon M. Adelaide: Australasia
  • An evaluation of the learning styles of trainee physicians using the Approaches and Study Skills Inventory for Students (ASSIST) and an evaluation of the impact of learning style on examination performance. Masters Thesis, Monash University, 2008
  • A pilot study of inspiratory capacity and resting dyspnea correlations in exacerbations of COPD and asthma. Pretto JJ, McMahon MA, Rochford PD, Berlowitz DJ, Jones SM, Brazzale DJ, McDonald CF. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2007;2(4):651-6.
  • Percutaneous versus surgical tracheostomy: A randomized controlled study with long-term follow-up. Silvester W, Goldsmith D, Uchino S, Bellomo R, Knight S, Seevanayagam S, Brazzale D, McMahon M, Buckmaster J, Hart GK, Opdam H, Pierce RJ, Gutteridge GA. Cr
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