Dr Leon Kitipornchai is an ENT specialist who was born and raised in Brisbane. He received his undergraduate medical degree and subsequent Masters Degree from the University of Queensland.
After completing his ENT training in Queensland, he was awarded his Fellowship in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery from the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Subsequently, he completed a post-fellowship clinical and research post with Professor Stuart MacKay in Wollongong with a sub-specialisation focus on Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in children and adults as well as Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery.
Dr Kitipornchai is currently completing a Master of Medicine (Sleep Medicine) qualification at the University of Sydney. He is a Senior Lecturer (clinical) with the University of Queensland who is actively involved in education of medical students, training ENT specialists and ongoing research in the field of sleep surgery.
On the topic of Surgery for Sleep Apnoea, Dr Kitipornchai has multiple international publications, a book chapter, and he has been an invited speaker at national conferences and courses.
Brisbane Private Hospital
St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Australian Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery