Dr. Miriam Vassallo

Dr. Vassallo is a respiratory and sleep physician, providing consultations in Cleveland. She is a visiting medical officer at Mater Hospital Redland. She is committed to providing quality and timely care to patients suffering from lung and sleep health problems.

After graduating as a Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 1997, and obtaining the Membership of the Royal college of Physicians (MRCP UK) in 2002, Dr. Vassallo moved to Australia from Europe in 2003. She undertook physician training at Mater Hospital South Brisbane and further specialist training at Prince Charles Hospital and Greenslopes Private Hospital. She has spent time in renowned treatment centres, such as the Mayo Clinic USA, and treatment centres in Malaysia. As such she has had exposure to a wide range of respiratory and sleep disorders. Dr. Vassallo travels extensively to scientific meetings around the world to keep abreast of new developments.

She is an associate of Sleep Care, and has set up Redlands Specialist Centre at Cleveland, across the road from Mater Hospital. She offers respiratory and sleep consultations at Cleveland, bronchoscopies, lung function testing and sleep studies.

Speciality Respiratory and Sleep Physician
Areas of Expertise
  • Chronic Cough
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma and asbestos related lung disease
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Smoking cessation
  • Sleep Apnoea
Phone 3193 5401
  • Sleep Apnoea

    Sleep apnoea is a very common condition affecting a significant proportion of the population. Many are unaware they have it as patients often feel that they “sleep well”.
    An apnoea refers to a cessation of breathing for a short time. Patients with sleep apnoea can stop breathing many times in an hour.

  • Insomnia

    Insomnia is a very common problem in the community. It encompasses difficulty falling asleep (sleep onset insomnia) and difficulty staying asleep (sleep maintenance insomnia). Insomnia becomes a problem when it affects daytime function.

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