Sleep consultants

Our dedicated team are committed to improving your sleep, health and wellbeing by coordinating management and treatment of all sleep disorders.

  •   Dr Terry Sands

    Dr Terry Sands M.B.B.S.FRAcP

    Consultant Physician/Paediatrics & Sleep Disorders

  •   Dr Andrew Jones

    Dr Andrew Jones M.B.B.S.(hons)FRAcP

    Consultant Chest / Sleep Physician

  •   Dr Bradley Martin

    Dr Bradley Martin MBBS FRAcP

    Consultant Paediatrics / Sleep Physician

Dr Terry Sands

  • Specialising: Paediatrics / Sleep Disorders
  • Experience: 28 Years
  • Education: M.B.B.S. FRACP
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Dr Terry Sands graduated in Medicine at the University of New South Wales in 1984 and specialised in Paediatric Medicine training at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children at Camperdown, Sydney and at the Sydney Childrens Hospital in Randwick, Sydney. Dr Sands furthered his studies in Bristol, England before returning to Australia and completing his training in 1991 becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Dr Sands has practiced Paediatric Medicine in the Illawarra for over 20 years and is a VMO at Wollongong Public Hospital.

Dr Sands main interests include the effects of abnormal sleep on childhood behaviour and learning, as well as the genetics of sleep disorders.

Dr Andrew Jones

  • Specialising: Respiratory, Sleep
  • Experience: 20 Years
  • Education: M.B.B.S.(Hons)FRACP
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Andrew Jones is a Respiratory and Sleep Physician who trained at Royal Prince Alfred and Concord Hospitals in Sydney. He is a Senior Staff Specialist and current Head of Department in Respiratory Medicine at Wollongong Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Wollongong. Andrew's practice covers a wide range of Respiratory and Sleep Disorders including COPD, Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Interstitial Lung Disease and a wide range of Sleep conditions. His specific clinical and research interests are in the Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer including Endobronchial Ultrasound, Asthma and treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea other than CPAP therapy.

Dr Bradley Martin

  • Specialising: Respiratory, Sleep
  • Experience: 20 Years
  • Education: M.B.B.S. FRACP
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Dr Brad Martin is a Staff Specialist in Sleep Medicine at Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick and a Conjoint Lecturer at the University of New South Wales.  Dr Martin graduated in Medicine with first class honours from the University of Sydney and later completed a Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) degree there. He completed his Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine training through Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick and the Children’s Hospital at Westmead and has also worked at John Hunter Children’s Hospital in Newcastle.

  •   Dr Eric Douglas

    Dr Eric Douglas BSc, MBBS, FRACP

    Respiratory and Sleep Physician

  •   Dr Chris Brereton

    Dr Chris Brereton BMed (Dist) PhD FRACP

    Respiratory and Sleep Physician

Dr Eric Douglas

  • Specialising: Respiratory, Sleep
  • Experience: 10 Years
  • Education: BSc, MBBS, FRACP
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Eric is a dual qualified consultant Respiratory and Sleep Physician and General Physician. He completed his BSc and MBBS at The University of Queensland and has subsequently trained as a specialist at The Royal Brisbane, Wollongong and Concord Hospitals.

Eric additionally completed a clinical fellowship at John Radcliffe and Churchill Hospitals, part of the Oxford University Hospitals group, in Oxford, United Kingdom. There he specialised in the early diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer using a range of techniques known as interventional pulmonology. An additional focus was risk stratification of lung lesions which may represent early lung cancer called pulmonary nodules. Eric's time in Oxford coincided with the peak of the Delta variant of Covid 19 and he has extensive experience in managing patients with very severe Covid 19 lung disease.

Eric's additional areas of interest include all other medical conditions of the lungs including long covid, COPD (or "emphysema"), asthma, bronchiectasis, interstitial lung diseases and sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnoea. Eric is open to new referrals.

Dr Chris Brereton

  • Specialising: Respiratory, Sleep
  • Experience: 5 Years
  • Education: BMed (Dist) PhD FRACP
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Dr Chris Brereton is a Respiratory and Sleep Physician, and is currently a Staff Specialist in Respiratory Medicine at Wollongong Hospital.

After graduating Medicine with Distinction from the University of Newcastle he completed his respiratory training at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, before undertaking his sleep training at Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney. He embarked on a Clinical Research Fellowship in Respiratory Medicine in Southampton UK, where he was awarded his PhD in Interstitial Lung Disease.

Chris has a broad scope of practice in respiratory and sleep disorders including pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic cough, COPD, lung cancer, insomnia, narcolepsy, and sleep apnoea.