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Dr Christiaan Yu


Dr Christiaan Yu

Respiratory and Sleep, General Medicine

Appointments now available, call: 03 8804 4050
> Manage a broad scope of pulmonary conditions, including:
- airway disease
- advanced lung disease
- lung cancer
- long COVID
> Perform flexible bronchoscopy & endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
> Diagnose and manage sleep apnoea, narcolepsy and insomnia

Dr Christiaan Yu is a respiratory and sleep specialist. His emphasis is on tailoring the right treatment to each patient’s particular needs.  Graduating from the University of Melbourne, he completed his training at major tertiary hospitals in Victoria.

He received his fellowship in respiratory and sleep medicine from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2021. He was a staff specialist at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney where he particularly focused on treating patients with long COVID and tuberculosis. Since his return to Melbourne, he holds a public appointment at Alfred Health and is an adjunct lecturer at Monash University. In addition, he is the respiratory representative on the specialist panel for the Australian Government - Department of Home Affairs.  

Dr Yu has contributed to over thirty journal and abstract publications and has presented his work both nationally and internationally. He was one of only three delegates selected, from Australia and New Zealand, as a young investigator in the global respiratory leadership forum. For the past few years, he has been appointed to various committees in the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and Australasian Sleep Association. Currently, he is the chair of advanced training subcommittee.

His background and expertise allow him to manage a broad scope of pulmonary conditions including airways disease, advanced lung disease, lung cancer, long COVID as well as sleep disorders - sleep apnoea, narcolepsy and insomnia. He is able to perform flexible bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS).

He welcomes all referrals and is dedicated to maintaining the highest level of confidence among his patients. 

Dr Yu is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Expertise includes:
> Flexible Bronchoscopy
> Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
> Nasal Endoscopy
> Intercostal chest drain

Treatments include:
- Airways diseases: Asthma/ Bronchiectasis/COPD
- Chronic cough
- Lung cancer
- Long COVID
- Sleep disorders: sleep apnoea, narcolepsy, insomnia

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