Dr Carissa Yap
Respiratory and Sleep Physician
Dr Carissa Yap is a dynamic respiratory and sleep physician who practices with a personalized, caring approach to suit the needs of individual patients. She graduated with distinction from Monash University (MBBS) in Melbourne in 2009. She then completed physician training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and, subsequently specialised in respiratory medicine at Flinders Medical Centre with an emphasis on a wide range of lung disorders. She also specialised in sleep medicine at Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health (AISH), which is renowned nationally as a leading tertiary center for sleep medicine. She is active in clinical research to advance the field of respiratory and sleep medicine.
Dr Carissa Yap consults in a wide range of respiratory and sleep disorders. Her special interest is in the evaluation of the causes of sleepiness such as sleep apnoea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome and narcolepsy.
Dr Carissa Yap takes priority in meeting the individual needs of her patients and constantly considers their preferences in managing their conditions. She is known for her good rapport with her patients at comprehensive consultations, taking time to address her patients’ concerns and queries as well as providing optimal follow up.