A Sydney neurosurgeon jailed after two escorts died following cocaine-fuelled sex sessions in his home could be released next year after his sentence was reduced.

Suresh Surendranath Nair appealed his sentence after he was jailed in 2011 for a minimum of five years and four months.

He had pleaded guilty in the NSW District Court to a number of charges, including supplying cocaine to 23-year-old Victoria McIntyre who died in hospital after a sex session at his Elizabeth Bay flat in February 2009.

He also pleaded guilty to manslaughter, by gross negligence, in failing to call an ambulance for another woman, Suellen Domingues-Zaupa, 22, who died in his flat in November 2009 after a similar incident.

In the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal on Thursday, Nair's sentence for supplying cocaine to Ms McIntyre was reduced from a fixed term of two years and three months to just six months.

Handing down the decision, Justice John Basten criticised Nair, saying he had "continued in a course of illegal drug use, regardless of the possible consequences, in flagrant disregard of the law".

Nevertheless, because it was his first offence, the original term of imprisonment was inappropriate, the judge said.

On the other two offences, which were the manslaughter of Ms Domingues-Zaupa and another count of supply, Justice Reg Blanch found Nair should have been aware of the dangers of supplying large doses of cocaine to the escorts.

"In my view, in this case no lesser sentence would be warranted," he said.

Justice Blanch proposed to keep the original sentences but backdate them to 2010.

Nair will now be eligible for parole in July next year as opposed to April 2015.

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