Dr Bob McCrossin is a Paediatrician and specialises in working with children that have challenging behaviours. He also works closely with the practice’s two psychologists, ensuring that there is a comprehensive care plan for the patients. Dr Bob McCrossin has more than forty years of experience as a Paediatrician in different settings across Australia and new Zealand. He also has several publication in refereed journals. In the last year Dr Bob McCrossin joined Cooroy Family Practice to take care of our young patients. Dr Bob McCrossin is available on referral. Click here to know more about our Pediatrician.
In November 2017 a new Paediatric service started at Macquarie University Clinic. The Centre for Paediatrics (CentrePaeds) is a Centre of excellence for quality multi-disciplinary paediatric care that brings together a wide range of experienced Paediatricians and Allied Health Professionals. CentrePaeds is the first private comprehensive and integrated care Paediatric service in the Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD). The dedicated Paediatric service at Macquarie University Hospital Clinics aims to service the local area, it is ideally situated between the two major Tertiary Children’s Hospitals: Sydney Children’s Hospital in the east and the Children’s Hospital at Westmead in the west. The Centre has begun to seeing a number of complex medical patients that require the integrated services provided by the team. A child with delayed speech and poor social interaction can be quickly diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through a number of investigations and assessments which will enable to the parents to get an accurate diagnosis early to allow intervention and application for NDIS funding to occur. Click here for more info
Dr Andrea Zalan Current Practice Dr Andrea Zalan is a Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrician who has worked exclusively in this area over many years allowing her to combine her expertise in Medicine, Paediatrics, Psychology and Educational Principles. This unique combination of skills offers an efficient, experienced assessment capacity allowing highly effective management advice and strategies for children and adolescents with developmental and/or behavioural problems. She founded MINERVA MINDS Paediatric Practice to realise her vision of creating a centre of excellence dedicated to optimising children’s health and well-being and improving their development. Through her clinical practice she regularly observes the benefits of early intervention and is keen to make that available for more children. Therefore she does not only see her regular clients but also supervises the doctors in the practice and provides the necessary developmental assessments if required. She regularly attends National and International Conferences and is an active member of the Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society of Australasia. Personal Dr Zalan grew up in Europe, speaking multiple languages and attending Universities in several countries, before moving to Australia in her early 20’s. She understands and respects cultural differences and the challenges of adapting to new settings. She has been...
Dr Arancha Gonzalez - Consultant Paediatrician & VMO Paediatrics at Ryde Hospital My name is Arancha Gonzalez, and I am a general paediatrician, as well as a mother of 4 school aged children, who attend Mona Vale Public School. I choose to work part-time to ensure I am always present and available to support the needs of my own children, and I have elected to remain local to the northern beaches to serve and contribute to the tight knit community I am part of. My purpose is to provide personalised, great quality supportive care and follow-through to all children on the peninsula and beyond, that need it, from birth to leaving-school age. My aim to form therapeutic relationships with each child and his/her family while overseeing their care, providing ‘umbrella care’ to ensure no gaps exist, and there is no duplication of services. The range of care I provide extends from routine newborn care to encompass all aspects of children’s health, behaviour and development. For example, I manage common ailments like asthma, epilepsy, bedwetting, growth problems, children’ nutrition and weight management, developmental concerns, as well as ADHD, learning difficulties and autism. My association with the excellent therapists of NBSLR has allowed the possibility of combining the medical and therapy models of care to provide...
Dr Carolyn Cooper is a paediatrician sub-specialising in Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics. Carolyn graduated from The University of Sydney in 1988. She trained in Paediatrics with The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Camperdown. Over the past 25 years, Carolyn has developed an interest in the diagnosis and management of children with ADHD, ASD, Developmental Delay, and early childhood behavioural problems. Carolyn is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and as well holds a Masters of Public Health and Masters of Health Administration. Carolyn maintains her professional development through membership of the Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society of Australasia and regularly attends international meetings relevant to ADHD and ASD. Click here to learn more
Dr Egbers is an experienced Specialist Paediatrician at Elanora Medical Practice. Dr Egbers’s approach to Paediatric care is holistic, warm and caring. When she isn’t helping newborns, children, teens and their families, you’ll find her spending time with her husband and two children, relaxing in a yoga pose or out in the ocean surfing waves.
A General Paediatrician specialising in behavioural conditions especially ADHD and anxiety. Dr Donald L Butler MBBS FRACP is a Paediatrician in Mount Druitt. His Particular interest is the optimising of medical treatment for these conditions. As a physician he mostly uses medication just as surgeons use scalpels and the operating theatre. The treatment of these conditions requires collaboration between parents teachers councillors psychologists and physicians. Click here for the website
Dr Horsley (B Med Sci MBBS DCH MPHTM FRACP) aims to empower families and children to take ownership of their health and be an active team member in directing their health care journey. Dr Emily Horsley completed Specialist training in Paediatrics through the Sydney Children’s Hospital in 2012. She has an extensive educational background including a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She has continued her education through research centred around paediatric disease as well as Patient Safety and Quality Improvement. Dr Horsley currently works as a Specialist Paediatrician at the Northern Beaches Hospital and the Sydney Children’s Hospital. She currently works at two practices. See below for addresses Suite 406, 20 Bungan St Mona Vale, NSW 2103 Suite 4, Level 6 Northern Beaches Hospital French’s Forest, NSW 2086 Click here for more info
Dr Geoff Kewley is a Consultant Paediatrician that has been very involved in the ADHD world for many years. He worked in Gosford till 1990 as a General Paediatrician and was increasingly very involved with ADHD at that stage. He then went to the UK in 1990 and was at the forefront of increasing ADHD awareness there, in a society that at that stage was very stuck in a groove psycho socially. He started off working for the NHS and then ran a very busy nationally recognised ADHD unit there in the independent sector for 23 years until 2013. In 2013 he returned to Australia and is now working part-time in Castle Hill. Dr Kewley has a particular interest in gifted children with ADHD and related conditions and in the youth justice system and the high numbers of children with ADHD that end up in it. Dr Kewley founded and chaired the UK professional group within the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health for ADHD, the George Still Forum and co-founded the UK parent support group ADDISS.
Dr Iresha De Silva MBBS DCH MPH FRACP is a General and Developmental Paediatrician and Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians having trained with The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Iresha is dedicated and committed to the care and wellbeing of children of all ages and has been practicing in Paediatrics since 2006. She expertly manages paediatric patients from the neonate into the teenage years. She is an accredited administrator for Griffiths III Developmental Scales, which is a validated tool for formal developmental assessments. Her special areas of interests includes, Newborn and infant health including feeding difficulties, reflux, sleep and settling issues Behavioural and developmental Paediatrics such as developmental delay, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and learning difficulties Growth and nutrition Asthma Constipation and enuresis. Iresha has a holistic approach with a focus on family wellbeing and welfare. With two school-aged children of her own, Iresha has a good understanding of the rewards and the challenges of parenting. She is fluent in Sinhalese and English. Below are the two clinics where Dr De Silva works: 212, Building B, 20 Lexington Drive, Bella Vista NSW, 2153 02 9161 1100 / 02 9056 9253 Info@northwestspecialists.com.au Northshore-paediatrics, crowsnest Level...
Dr Justine Noble is a consultant paediatrician who is passionate about child health and development. Her interests range from general paediatric, such as asthma, constipation, enuresis, to developmental and behavioural issues such as ADHD, autism, speech delay and other developmental or behavioural concerns. Justine performs developmental assessments for children under 5 years of age. She also performs autism assessments for children under 18 years of age. Dr Justine is gifted-friendly, and LBGTQI-friendly and is passionate about advocacy for her clients. She is on the Board of Directors for Reframing Autism, a non-profit organisation celebrating autistic identities, embracing the autistic community, empowering autistic individuals and working to change the world to achieve respect, acceptance and citizenship. Dr Justine is also on the Board of Directors for Neurodevelopmental Behavioural Paediatrics Society of Australasia (NBPSA), a not-for-profit organisation for doctors with a specialist clinical or academic interest in neurodevelopmental paediatrics to ensure whose purpose is to ensure children who have (or at risk of having) neurodevelopmental disorders experience more successful childhoods and achieve their personal potential to become happy and contributing members of society, and also to ensure the doctors who care for these children will experience more successful and enjoyable professional lives. Dr Justine...
Dr Kit Chee MB, BS, FRACP is an Australian-based Paediatrician specialising in the behaviour and learning problems of children. She has a research interest in children's learning, language, ADHD and the effect of stimulant medication. Her practice is located at the Sydney Learning Clinic in Edgecliff, New South Wales. Dr Kit co-wrote a book with Dr Chris Green called Understanding ADHD A parents guide to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children (click here to view on Amazon) which was illustrated in 1997 Dr Kit Chee also Speaks Chinese (Simplified), Hokkien and Malay. Call (02) 9328 2199 for more information The clinic is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am - 5:30pm
MBBS DCH FRACP Consultant Paediatrician Dr Mindi Fernando is a specialist in General Paediatrics and cares for children from birth through to 18 years of age. She graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2008 and completed a Diploma of Child Health through the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, SA in 2010. She completed her paediatric advanced training in Melbourne having worked at Monash Health and Eastern Health. Her interests in paediatric care include poor growth, feeding difficulties and sleep concerns. She also has an interest in developmental paediatrics including developmental delay, ADHD, Autism and learning difficulties.
Dr Reka Sankar, MBBS, FRCPCH (UK), FRACP (Australia) is a United Kingdom and Australian trained Paediatrician with over 18 years of experience in Paediatrics. She trained as a specialist at London, Cambridge and Manchester in United Kingdom (UK) followed by a period in Hunter New England, NSW. She worked as a Consultant Paediatrician both in the UK before moving to Australia and at John Hunter Children’s Hospital, Newcastle. Dr Sankar has substantial experience managing a broad range of general paediatric conditions (ages 0 – 18). She also has specific interests and experience in managing childhood neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD and Autism, behaviour and sleep difficulties, eating disorders and failure to thrive as well as other general paediatric conditions. Dr Sankar is available at LifeWise Maitland.
Dr Sangeeta Garg is a Consultant Paediatrician FRACP, FCP (SA), DTM&H, DCH, MBBS in Blacktown, NSW, Australia. Sangeeta finds every aspect of Paediatrics fascinating. Her special interests are developmental and behavioural paediatrics, Autism, ADHD, enuresis, allergy and asthma, cardiology, growth, and other endocrine disorders, weight management, diabetes, reflux, and other infant feeding issues. Sangeeta aims to provide compassionate, caring and knowledgeable care to all the children and families she comes in contact with. Sangeeta’s work ethic is from her Alma Mater- Christian Medical College, Vellore in India. The basis of her rich knowledge of organic pathology is the grueling training she received in the battlefields of Soweto in Johannesburg in the days when continuous 30-Hour Shifts were the norm. Sangeeta’s expertise in ADHD, Autism and behavioral difficulties in children was gained in her work in Brisbane and Dubbo. Her notable teachers in child psychology have been her own two daughters. Sangeeta speaks fluent English, Hindi and can understand Urdu and Punjabi. She also knows a few words of Tamil from her years in Vellore. Sangeeta’s passions are children- helping to make their lives better and to help their parents improve their children’s lives. Sangeeta is also an advocate for children...
Dr. Alison Poulton, Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics at Sydney Medical School, Nepean and The University of Sydney Alison is a paediatrician specialising in treating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She studied medicine at Girton College Cambridge and Guy’s Hospital London, qualifying in 1982. Dr Poulton trained in paediatrics in Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham UK before migrating to Australia. She completed her advanced training in Melbourne and Sydney and gained the FRACP in 1993. Alison works at Nepean Hospital, at Penrith Child and Youth Mental Health Service and in private practice in Penrith and has raised a family of four children. Click here to see her website
Dr. Blessy John-Denny MBBS DCH FRACP (Gen Paed) FRACP (PEM) MPH MHM Hello, my name is Blessy. I am a children’s specialist and also a paediatric emergency physician. For over a decade, I invested in learning paediatric conditions that required immediate attention as well as community based comprehensive care at the Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. Along the way, I gained my dual fellowships in Paediatrics and Child Health and Paediatric Emergency Medicine with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. I also acquired a Master of Public Health and a Master of Health Management from UNSW. SPECIALTY General Paediatrician Paediatric Emergency Physician AREA OF INTEREST Adolescent Health Behavioural, ADHD, Autism (ASD), Anxiety & learning difficulties General paediatrics - Asthma, Eczema, poor growth & sleep & newborn care I look forward to a child and family focussed collaboration with you at Holistic Paediatrics. Check out the website here
Dr Maina Kava is a consultant paediatric neurologist at Perth Children’s Hospital and privately at Paedswest. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians . Maina is an active member of the Australia and New Zealand Child Neurology Society (ANZCNS). She graduated from University of Mumbai with several distinctions and a gold medal. She completed her paediatric training with a gold medal and paediatric neurology training from India, Australia, and Canada.
KITE Centre is a brand new multi-disciplinary Paediatric Medical & Health Centre located in Frenchs Forest. KITE Centre has been developed in partnership by a group of like-minded medical and health professionals. Their Paediatricans, Dr Arancha Gonzalez & Dr Minna Koo have a strong interest in helping those with ADHD. AIM: To support children and families fulfil their potential through integrated, quality healthcare. VALUES: Kids and Families: We value the potential each individual brings to KITE. Integrated: We value a collaborative partnership between KITE’s specialists and families. Teamwork: We value a respectful and cooperative professional service. Environment: We value a nurturing therapeutic and physical environment. GOALS: 1. Family focused - supporting the whole family 2. Multi-disciplinary approach - all under one roof 3. Individualised care plans for each child/adolescent 4. Empowered specialists - enthusiastic, knowledgeable, team-oriented approach 5. Staff Education - Quality Assurance activities, supportive of clinical research Kite Centre now has Occupational Therapy! They are thrilled to have on board highly sought after Paediatric Occupational Therapists, Poonam Shah and Lindy Williams. Poonam and Lindy will be at Kite Monday to Friday. Both ladies currently have available appointments so please do not hesitate to call on 9056 1919 or...
Paeds in a pod is a new private medical practice providing specialist care to newborns, infants, children and adolescents. Our mission is to provide comprehensive medical care with best practice standards and modern expertise. We also provide 24 hour neonatal care to the Greenslopes Maternity Service and Special Care Nursery. We specialise in growth and development and practice within a multidisciplinary team to provide a holistic approach to the management of complex paediatric patients. With this vision in mind, the practice employs experienced allied health professionals on location and has an extended network of professionals off site to integrate into the multidisciplinary team. Click here for our many locations
Dr Sarahn Lovett BMedSci, MBBS, GradDipClinEd, FRACP Sarahn is passionate about all aspects of children’s’ health and welfare, and aims to help families navigate through these challenges. She enjoys seeing children with simple to complex problems, with particular interests in development and following up bubs who have spent time in Neonatal intensive care, medical issues, autism, promoting healthy lifestyles, and kids with chronic and complex conditions. During her training at John Hunter Children’s Hospital, she was also involved in teaching for the University of Newcastle Medical Program and has completed further studies in Clinical Education. Dr Lovett continues her interest in teaching with being an instructor for the Advanced Paediatric Life Support Course and involvement medical students and junior medical trainees at John Hunter Children’s Hospital. She continues to keep up her acute skills by working at the Paediatric Emergency Department on regular basis. She looks forward to working with and supporting local General Practitioners to care for the kids of the Hunter and Central Coast Regions. Ultimately her goal is to make sure kids, and their families, are happy, safe and as healthy as can be. To find out more click here
Sunshine Coast Paediatrics is focused on providing specialised, high quality, timely, and caring medical care to babies, children, and teenagers. Children are unique in their patterns of growth and development. Child health problems often present in a different manner and require significantly different assessment, investigation, and treatment than adult health problems. Children are generally active, healthy, happy and resilient. They usually grow, learn and develop spontaneously. Supporting them through their early years is a rewarding and fulfilling task for parents. Occasionally though, things don’t always go as expected. If problems with health, growth, development, learning, behaviour and emotional well-being emerge. Support and advice from a Paediatrician can be invaluable. The medical staff at Sunshine Coast Paediatrics are all qualified, experienced Paediatricians who have completed substantial additional training to attain recognition within Australia as consultant/ specialist Paediatricians. We only deal with babies, children, and teenagers and that is all that we do. This means we have vast experience and expertise in understanding, diagnosing and treating babies and children. Click here to see our Doctors
Western Children’s Health Centre is a private multidisciplinary paediatric clinic, which provides full health services for children and adolescents up to 16 years of age. Our stellar team of practitioners includes paediatricians, ENT surgeons, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, audiologists and dietitians, all of who can provide you and your child with holistic and comprehensive care. They have 2 locations. See both below: Altona Meadows 152 Central Avenue Altona Meadows, VIC 3028 Sydenham 556 Melton Hwy Sydenham, VIC 3037 Check out their website to find out more!
Western Specialist Centre (WSC) is a private women’s & children’s clinic. Our team includes: * Paediatricians * Gynaecologists * Uro Gynaecologist * Obstetricians * Paediatric Psychologist/Speech Therapist/Occupational Therapist * Women’s and Children’s * Imaging Specialists *Paediatric General Surgeon * Paediatric ENT Surgeon * Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon * Surgical services * Melbourne Pathology is on site. We work in conjunction with your GP and we may also liaise with your schools, maternal health nurses and other Allied Health professionals. WSC is the only private specialist centre in Victoria providing all specialist services for women’s health and children’s health. It is located in the convenient location on Main Road West, close to the St Alban’s train station. WSC is a new purpose built, child friendly specialist centre and is easily accessible by all means of public transport & has plenty of car parking. Locations: 131 Main Rd W. St Albans, VIC 3021 113-115 Princes Hwy, Werribee, VIC 3030