• Respiratory Medicine

Areas of interest


Professor Matthew Naughton MBBS MD FRACP is a physician specialising in respiratory and sleep disorders. He graduated in 1982, and has worked at Royal Melbourne Hospital, Austin Health, University of Toronto and, since 1994, at the Alfred and Epworth Hospitals. At the Alfred, he is head of general respiratory and sleep medicine and Deputy Director of the Department of Respiratory Medicine. He is also an adjunct clinical professor of medicine, Monash University. He has over 200 scientific publications with a particular interest in cardiovascular disease and sleep. He is a past president of the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA). He was awarded the ASA's distinguished achiever award in 2015. He has been made a fellow of both the American Thoracic and the European Respiratory Societies. His clinical interest is broad and predominantly encompasses sleep issues in patients with heart or lung disease. He is qualified to undertake disability assessment and frequently provides medico-legal opinions.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

55 Commercial Road
Melbourne VIC 3004

Consulting Location

Epworth Sleep Centre

3/126 Wellington Parade
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Epworth locations


Epworth Richmond


  • MBBS University of Melbourne 1982
  • FRACP 1991
  • Fellowship - University of Toronto 1992-1994
  • MD University of Melbourne 1995
  • Adjunct Professor Monash University 2009

Professional Associations

  • Australian Sleep Association
  • American Association of Professional Sleep Societies
  • Thoracic Society of Australian and New Zealand
  • American Thoracic Society
  • RACP

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