Meet the Team

Dr David Cunnington

Dr David Cunnington is a specialist sleep physician delivering a quality healthcare to clients with complex sleep problems and promoting sleep health through education, research and advocacy.

He is co-director of Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre, where he practices, seeing people to diagnose and treatment a range of sleep disorders.

David undertook training in sleep medicine both in Australia and in Boston at Harvard Medical School as part of completing his specialist medical training as a specialist sleep physician.  In addition to training in sleep medicine, David has international qualifications in behavioural sleep medicine being a Diplomat Behavioral Sleep Medicine (US Board of Behavioral Sleep Medicine), which means he is expert in using non-drug treatments such as cognitive behavioural therapy to manage sleep problems, David is also a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT, Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists) and as such has recognised credentials in sleep measurement using a range of techniques.

Dr Jun (JK) Khoo

Dr Khoo is a specialist respiratory and sleep physician, working with Dr Cunnington, providing consultations at Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre.

Dr. Khoo attained his medical degree from The University of Adelaide, and had undertaken specialist training in Adelaide and across Alfred, Monash and Western Health in Melbourne. Dr Khoo’s training also included working at Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre as a Sleep Fellow for 12 months learning about all aspects of sleep medicine.

In addition to obstructive sleep apnoea and sleep disordered breathing, Dr Khoo has clinical interests in insomnia, hypersomnia, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm disorders, restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder.

Dr Khoo is also a specialist in respiratory medicine and is experienced in general and peri-operative medicine and intensive care. He also has accreditation in Chest Ultrasound. Dr. Khoo has published research papers in international journals, and is a member of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Australasian Sleep Association.

Sleep Medicine Fellows

Dr Cunnington trains specialists in sleep medicine who spend up to 12 months working with him at Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre to gain experience in treating complex sleep problems.

Dr Toby Fothergill (from 1st February 2021)

Dr Fothergill will be joining Dr Cunnington in 2021 to undertake advanced training in sleep medicine. This will complement the training in respiratory and general medicine that Dr Fothergill has already completed. Dr Fothergill graduated from medical school in 2012 and prior to entering medical school completed a Bachelor degree in Biomedical Science.

Practice Staff

Kathryn and Natalie are the friendly faces you will see when you attend for your appointment and hear on the phone when you call. As a team they aim to ensure the practice runs efficiently and your questions are answered.