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Asthma

Dr Suresh and Dr Burgess are asthma specialists.   As respiratory paediatricians they are highly trained and have extensive experience with asthma.

Both Dr Suresh and Dr Burgess are involved in asthma research.
Dr Burgess’s research qualifications include a PhD from the University of Western Australia which involved investigating and developing new strategies to manage children with poorly controlled asthma.  Dr Burgess leads a number of research programs focused on improving the care of children with difficult to treat asthma. Dr Suresh is currently undertaking a PhD involving asthma epidemiology.

Dr Burgess and Dr Suresh can assist with:Using a spacer

  • Diagnosing asthma
  • Asthma Management plans
  • Difficult to treat asthma
  • Asthma attacks
  • Asthma education, including school / child care liaison

 

Their rooms at Woolloongabba have specialised lung function facilities which can assist with the diagnosis and ongoing management of asthma and shortness of breath.

Children with asthma exacerbations can be admitted if necessary to the Private Children’s Ward at the Mater Hospital.