Alex was a GP in Christchurch from 1978 until 2007. In 2000 he began a sleep medicine practice, The Sleep Well Clinic, alongside his General Practice.
In April 2007 Alex left General Practice to concentrate on developing the Sleep Well Clinics around New Zealand. The Sleep Well Clinics are designed to offer assessment and treatments for all sleep disorders from Snoring and Sleep Apnoea to Insomnia, from Shift Work to children’s sleep difficulties and the Parasomnias.
Alex is on the Education Sub- Committee of the Australasian Sleep Association, and an inaugural member of the Asia Pacific Paediatric Sleep Association involved with research into children’s sleep. He was a co-author of the NZ Guidelines for sleep disordered breathing in children. He completed his Masters in Sleep Medicine through Sydney University in 2009.
Alex regularly presents seminars to international and national conferences, industry, doctors and the general public in New Zealand.