Special clinical interests in sleep and respiratory and paediatric sleep.
Dr Leanne Gauld graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1993. She undertook her intern year at the Royal Brisbane Hospital, before beginning her General Paediatric training. Leanne completed her General Paediatric training at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Brisbane and Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne. While completing this training, she began sub-specialty training in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Monash Medical Centre and Sydney Children’s Hospital. She completed her Respiratory and Sleep Training in 2003.
Her first consultant job was at The Children’s Hospital, Westmead where she worked as the Acting Director of the Sleep Unit for 2 years. In 2006, Leanne returned to Brisbane as a Respiratory and Sleep Specialist where she has remained caring for children with a variety of Respiratory and Sleep problems. Her special areas of interest are children with neuromuscular weakness and home ventilation.