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Dr Andrew Fon

Respiratory and Sleep Physician



Dr Fon graduated from the University of Adelaide, School of Medicine in 2006, and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine.

Dr Fon has a particular interest in respiratory and exercise physiology, obstructive lung disorders, and sleep medicine. He has trained at both the Royal Adelaide Hospital as well as the Lyell McEwin Hospital and currently holds access Consultant positions with the Departments of Thoracic Medicine and General Medicine, in the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Dr Fon has a keen interest in research and has presented papers in local, national, and international conferences.  He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide, researching the physiological changes following lung volume reduction therapies for emphysema.  He has undertaken further educational secondments at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra and at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Centre in Los Angeles and is also involved as a senior clinical consultant in research at the University of South Australia, School of Physiotherapy.

Dr Fon is passionate about the future of medical education and holds a Senior Clinical Lecturer position at the University of Adelaide; a position he has held since 2010.  He has been recognised for his enthusiasm with several teaching awards, and continues to teach and examine in the School of Medicine.  He is active in the further education of colleagues of other disciplines, including General Practitioners, Physicians and Allied Health.


Breathe SA

215 Melbourne St

North Adelaide SA 5006

P: 7123 6316

F: 8361 8108


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