Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine


Dr Ramaa Puvvadi is a Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Physician who specialises in management of wide range of Respiratory and Sleep issues in children from birth to the age of 18 years. She has extensive experience and special interest in the management of chest infections, asthma, sleep apnoea and difficulties with sleep initiation and/or fragmented sleep.

Special Interests:

Dr Anil Gautam is a senior Paediatric Intensive Care specialist working at the Townsville Hospital.


Dr Ramaa Puvvadi has completed MD and FRACP in Paediatrics. She has sub-speciality qualifications in Respiratory Medicine and sleep Medicine. Dr Puvvadi has submitted her PhD in lung infections at The University of Western Australia. Her main objective is to deliver high standard respiratory and sleep service to children in regional areas.
Dr Ramaa Puvvadi consults patients privately at The Townsville Paediatrics and undertakes sleep studies at Mater Hospital, Pimilico. She also works at the Townsville Hospital.


MBBS; MD, DNB (Paediatrics ); FCICM; DDU (Critical Care); ESC Cert (Congenital echo)

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