Mr Nathan Hayward is an Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgeon with comprehensive sub-speciality training in the surgical management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), Snoring and Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) in Adults and Children. He is one of very few surgeons in Australia who has undertaken post-Fellowship training in Sleep Surgery. He has been a visiting/observing surgeon at major Sleep Surgery clinics in the United States and is an invited speaker at International and National meetings focusing on Sleep Surgery. He is committed to advancing Sleep Surgery through innovation and is an active researcher in his field.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

ENT Specialists Group

6.2 10 Martin Street
Heidelberg VIC 3084

Consulting Location

Level 6 120 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Special interests

  • Sleep Surgery
  • Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Snoring in adults
  • Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Snoring in children

Education and training

  • Sleep Surgery education - Victorian OHNS lecture series


  • Sleep Surgery Education in OHNS trainees
  • Neurostimulation in treatment of OSA
  • Predictors of CPAP compliance


  • B.MedSci
  • M.B.,B.S (Hons)
  • DipSurgAnat

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • ASA
  • International Surgical Sleep Society
The Institute groups together surgical sub-specialties of dental, dermatology, opthalmology, oral and maxillofacial, otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat) and plastic surgery.