Dr Sara McNeillis
MBBS, FRCA MMed
Sleep and Anaesthesia Consultant
Speciality: Anaesthesia, Sleep Disorders
Dr Sara McNeillis is a specialist in the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders and has experience in managing sleep apnoea, restless leg syndrome, parasomnia, narcolepsy and insomnia.
She graduated from Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry after which, she completed her speciality training in Anaesthesia in North Central School of Anaesthesia, gaining expertise in managing adults and paediatric cases. During her training, she took up a keen interest in managing sleep disorders and has been working in the field of sleep for over 10 years. She has a Masters in Sleep Medicine from the University of Sydney.
She is a Consultant in Sleep medicine and Anaesthesia at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital in UCLH. Her experience in anaesthesia gives her a unique perspective on sleep disordered breathing, she is an advocate of evaluating the upper airway to assess and tailor the treatments for this condition.
She is also an Honorary clinical lecturer at the University College London where she is involved in research into patients with sleep disorders. She has an interest in the effects of sleep disorders on the function of the upper airway including nasal congestion and the treatments for these.
She is currently involved in research in the effects of sleep on andrological conditions (erectile dysfunction and priapism).
Sleep apnoea medical management
Restless leg syndrome
Parasomnias REM and non REM
Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
Royal Society of Medicine
American Association of Sleep Medicine
British Sleep Society
Difficult Airway Society
Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital in the University College London Foundation Trust