Dr Jacob Twiss



MB ChB 1995 Auckland; FRACP 2004


A graduate from Auckland Medical School, Jacob trained in paediatric respiratory and sleep medicine at Starship Children’s Hospital and the Melbourne Children’s Sleep Unit before returning to a specialist position at Starship. He gained a PhD in paediatric bronchiectasis and has considerable experience working with children and young people with a wide variety of respiratory health issues.

Dr Twiss is consulting at NZRSI one day per week by prior appointment. Referrals can come through GPs or paediatricians.


  • persistent cough
  • recurrent chest infections
  • asthma
  • obstructive sleep apnoea / sleep disordered breathing
  • congenital lung disease
  • neuromuscular problems that affect breathing

Title or Designation

Respiratory Paediatrician, Sleep Specialist

Full NZ Registration Date

30 May 1997

Vocational Scope


Healthlink EDI


Contact Details

Dr Jacob Twiss is available at the following services:

Private Services

NZ Respiratory & Sleep Institute

This service is available at the following location:

Ascot Office Park, 95 Ascot Avenue, Greenlane, Auckland

CPAP Sales: 0800 895 122

Public Services

Starship Paediatric Respiratory Services

This service is available at the following location:

Starship Child Health, Central Auckland

For Respiratory Department Team Support, phone  (09) 307 4949 ext 22245

For the Respiratory Clinic, Bronchoscopy and Sleep Study Scheduler phone our scheduler on (09) 307 4949 ext 22491