Prof. Stuart MacKay: advances in sleep surgery in Australia

Posted On 2018-01-15 04:01:09

Prof Stuart MacKay BSc (Med) MB BS (Hons) FRACS, is a Clinical Professor in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at University of Wollongong. He oversees the training of a Fellow, Accredited Registrar, Unaccredited registrar, and gives regular lectures to medical students. Stuart is an Honorary Fellow University Western Australia (Lecturer in the Graduate Diploma Dental Sleep Medicine course). Stuart has pushed the academic efforts of sleep medicine and is the Chief Investigator for an NHMRC Grant focusing on Clinical Outcomes, Safety and Incremental Cost Effectiveness of Multi-Level Airway Surgery in Patients with Moderate-Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnoea who have Failed Medical Management. This project has patients already recruited and randomized. He is the Chief Investigator Garnett Passe Grant on the Use of Smart Polymers in a 3D Printed Upper Airway Model of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Chief Site Investigator for Nyxoah, who are undertaking a Mini Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator Trial.