Darwin Sleep Health - Team


At Darwin Sleep Health we have a multicultural team of experienced Managers, Sleep Scientists and Sleep Technologists qualified to assist you and guide you through the sleep clinic processes.

Our technologists have health science backgrounds, are trained in First Aid, and play multiple roles in the patient's diagnostic sleep and CPAP titration studies.

Darwin Sleep Health - Dr. Subash Consulting

Dr. Subash Heraganahally MBBS, MD, FRACP

Our Director, Dr. Subash Heraganahally is a Respiratory & Sleep Medicine specialist, who provides his service through Darwin Private Hospital consulting suites. He is also affiliated with the Darwin Private Hospital and Royal Darwin Hospital. Subash completed basic and advanced training in Respiratory & Sleep Medicine in Australia, and is accredited by the Royal Australian College of Physicians to practice Respiratory & Sleep Medicine in Australia.

Darwin Sleep Health - Bedroom

Subash also teaches medical graduates at the NT Medical School, Charles Darwin University/Royal Darwin Hospital and has been awarded Lecturer status by the Faculty of Health Sciences at Flinders University in Adelaide.

Darwin Sleep Health - Waiting area

He completed his Medical Degree overseas (MBBS, MD) and worked for several years as a clinician and senior lecturer at one of the largest teaching tertiary care Christian Mission Hospitals in India (Christian Medical College, Vellore). He has not only gained vast experience in managing patients with simple and complex General Medical and Respiratory & Sleep disorders in Australia and overseas, but also developed a passion during his work in Christian Mission Hospital for helping people who are socially and economically disadvantaged.

His interests, aside from general Sleep and Respiratory Medicine, include interstitial lung disease, pleural disease, asthma and emphysema. He is committed to provide high quality service with honesty, passion, dedication and integrity, and has extensive medical research experience.

Darwin Sleep Health - Technicians

Subash is a member of the following Professional organisations:

  • Royal Australian College of Physicians
  • Australian Lung Foundation
  • Australian Sleep Association
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • Australian Respiratory & Sleep Medicine Institute, and;
  • Indian Chest society.

Selected Publications

  • Usmani, Z, Hlavac, M, Rischmueller, M, Heraganahally, SS, Hilditch, CJ, Lester, S, Catcheside, PG, Antic, NA, Chai-Coetzer, CL, McEvoy, RD. Sleep Disordered Breathing in Patients with Primary Sjögren's Syndrome: A Group Controlled Study. Sleep Medicine, 2012; 13: 1066-70.
  • Harvey, NT, Subash, HS, Au, V, Ellis, D, Klebe, S, Henderson, DW. Idiopathic diffuse dendriform pulmonary ossification in a dental technician Pathology, 2012; 44: 363-5.
  • Subhash, HS, Chen JWC, John, L, Bowden, JJ, Frith, P & Sajkov, D. Persistent right diaphragmatic palsy following liver transplantation. Medical Journal of Australia, 2010; 192: 52.
  • Subhash, HS, Au, V, Kondru, S, Bowden, JJ & Sajkov, D. Pulmonary toxicity associated with Infliximab therapy for ulcerative colitis. Internal Medicine Journal, 2009; 39: 629-30.
  • Subhash, HS, Heddle, RJ, Schultz, DW, Ring, J, Thompson, CH. Hepatic encephalopathy precipitated by sodium valproate therapy. Med J Aust, 2008; 188: 549.
  • Gorayski, PM, Thomas, AC, Thompson, CH, Subhash, HS. Hepatocellular carcinoma associated with recreational anabolic steroid use. Br J Sports Med, 2008; 42: 74-5.

Other Staff

Darwin Sleep Health - Finau - Practice Manager

Finau - Practice Manager
Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise Science) – (BAppSc)

Darwin Sleep Health - Demmi - Admin/Sleep Technologist/Lung Function Technician

Demmi - Admin/Sleep Technologist/Lung Function Technician
Bachelor of App Science – (BAppSc)

Darwin Sleep Health - Pawan - Admin/Sleep Technologist

Pawan - Admin/Sleep Technologist
Bachelors in business management, Masters in business administration. Specialized in Marketing and International Business

Darwin Sleep Health - Samantha - Senior Sleep Scientist

Samantha - Senior Sleep Scientist
Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), Diploma of Arts (Professional Writing) and Diploma of Professional Counselling

Darwin Sleep Health - Hannah - Sleep Scientist

Hannah Woerle - Sleep Scientist
Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Masters of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Darwin Sleep Health - Vashti - Sleep Technologist

Vashti - Sleep Technologist

Darwin Sleep Health - Urgen - Sleep Technologist

Urgen Dorji Sherpa - Sleep Technologist
Bachelor of Nursing

Darwin Sleep Health - Jemima - Sleep Technologist

Jemima - Sleep Technologist
Bachelor of Biomedical Science with a specialisation in Public Health

Darwin Sleep Health - Danni - Sleep Technologist

Danni - Sleep Technologist

Celeste - Sleep Technologist

James - Sleep Technologist