About

Dr John Swieca has been the medical director of the Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre since returning from a Sleep Disorders Fellowship at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles in 1994. In his clinical practice, he cares for patients with a range of sleep disorders. Dr Swiecas clinical interests are broad, although he specialises in the management of complex multi-factorial sleep disorders. He is a principal investigator in a range of clinical research trials. Dr Swieca is open to a range of treatment strategies for sleep apnoea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, parasomnias and narcolepsy. He chairs the Sleep Physicians Council of the Australasian Sleep Association, the peak body representing sleep clinicians and researchers.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Geelong

Suite 4.2, Level 4 1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3126

Special interests

  • Sleep apnoea
  • Snoring
  • Insomnia

Research

  • Mindfulness-based therapies in sleep disorders, insomnia, central sleep apnoea in heart failure

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • FRACP

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • Australasian Sleep Association
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • RACP
Internal medicine covers a wide range of conditions affecting the internal organs of the body - the heart, the lungs, the liver and gastro-intestinal tract, the kidneys and urinary tract, the brain, spinal column, nerves, muscles and joints. Specialists with the Internal Medicine Clinical Institute have expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex, chronic and multisystem disorders.