Our guest today is Dr. David McIntosh, a Pediatric ENT Specialist with a particular interest in airway obstruction, facial and dental development, and its relationship to ENT airway problems, and middle ear disease. He is also passionate about Indigenous Health. He has undertaken advanced surgical training in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery and Pediatric training at Starship Children’s Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand.
Dr. McIntosh has been published in peer-reviewed ENT Journals throughout the world, has presented on ENT topics throughout Australia and overseas, and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. During his career, Dr. McIntosh has held memberships with the Australian and New Zealand Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Australasian Rhinological Society, and the Australasian Sleep Association.
He is also the author of “Snored to Death: Are You Dying in Your Sleep?” You can find out more about Dr. McIntosh at https://entspecialists.com.au/.
"Imagine if there was an infection that spread through children, effecting 22-25% of children, and it caused brain damage…imagine an infection that did that.
How proactive and urgently would we act to address that problem? Well…that’s what sleep disordered breathing in children is. This condition is already here upon us." ~ Dr. David McIntosh, MBBS, FRACS, PhD
Join us next week in episode 14 for part two of our continued conversation with Dr. McIntosh.