Melbourne Paediatric Specialists

COVIDSafe Update for Parents & Children

UPDATE | COVID-19 VACCINATION IN ADOLESCENTS FROM 12 YEARS OF AGE

In keeping with advice from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), Melbourne Paediatric Specialists recommends children who are 12 – 18 years of age receive the COVID-19 vaccine. A two dose schedule using the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine is recommended.

COVID-19 VACCINATION ADVICE →
COVID-19 Vaccination
MPS is currently providing TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENTS for patients.
*Face-to-Face appointments may be offered if clinically indicated.

  • Melbourne Paediatric Specialists is dedicated to the safe care of our patients.
  • Melbourne Paediatric Specialists is currently providing Telehealth consultations for new and existing patients. However, Face-to-face appointments at the clinic may be available for patients when clinically indicated.

COVID-19 VACCINATION:

  • All staff at Melbourne Paediatric Specialists (practice admin team and practitioners) are fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • For the safety of all working at and attending Melbourne Paediatric Specialists, we encourage all our patients and their families to get vaccinated as soon as they’re able.
  • If you are unable to get vaccinated, please discuss telehealth options with our reception staff.
  • We ask that any patients with approved face-to-face appointments, wear a mask and check in via the QR code before entering the clinic. If you are unable to wear a mask, please notify our reception staff and discuss Telehealth options.

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New Patients | Allied Health→
Existing Patient Enquiries →
At the Children’s
Melbourne Paediatric Specialists

Melbourne Paediatric Specialists at the Children’s brings together many of the most highly experienced children’s doctors and allied health professionals in Australia at a specialist clinic facility in Parkville, Melbourne.

What We Do →
Paediatric Care
Paediatricians & Paediatric Sub-Specialists

Our unique group practice includes 30 paediatricians who cover the spectrum of general and subspecialist paediatric care, enabling the provision of expert diagnosis, treatment and care for babies, children and teenagers across many acute and chronic illnesses.

Who We Are →
Team Focus
Allied Health

Our allied health team includes highly experienced paediatric neuropsychologists, paediatric physiotherapists, speech pathologists and clinical psychologists.

Who We Are →

Who We Are

Paediatricians & Paediatric Sub Specialists

A/Prof CHRIS BARNES

MBBS FRACP FRCPA

Paediatric Haematologist

Dr Eunice Chan

MBBS BMedSci FRACP

Paediatric Neurologist,
General Paediatrician

Dr Katherine Chen

MBBS(Hons) FRACP

General Paediatrician
Developmental & Behavioural Paediatrician

Prof Nigel Curtis

MBBS DCH DTM&H MRCP FRCPCH PhD

Paediatrician
Specialist in Infectious Diseases,
Immunisations & Travel Medicine

Dr Gabriel Dabscheck

MBBS (Hons) FRACP MClinEpi

Paediatric Neurologist
and Epileptologist

Dr Amira Dkeidek

BS (HONs) MBBS FRANZCOG

Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology
General Gynaecology

Dr Tom Forbes

MBBS (Hons) FRACP

Paediatric Nephrologist

Prof Sonia Grover

MBBS FRANZCOG MD

Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecologist

Dr Amanda Gwee

MBBS FRACP DTM&H PhD

General Paediatrician,
Infectious Diseases Physician,
Specialist in Travel Medicine and Immunisations,
Clinical Pharmacologist

Dr Monika Hasnat

MBBS BMedSc (Hons) FRACP FAFRM

Paediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist

Dr Rick Jarman

MBBS FRACP

Paediatrician (Developmental & Behavioural Paediatrics)

Dr Jeff Kao

MBChB FRACP DMedSc

Paediatric Endocrinologist

Mr Randal Leung

MBBS (Hons) PGDipSurgAnat FRACS

ENT Surgeon
(Otology, Rhinology, Paediatric ENT)

Dr Anne Lohr

MBBS FRACP

General Paediatrician
Developmental & Behavioural Paediatrician

Dr Shaamini Lokuge-Hayes

MBBS FRACP

General Paediatrician
Developmental & Behavioural Paediatrician

Dr Danielle Longmore

MBBS FRACP MPHTM

Paediatric Endocrinologist

A/Prof Michael Marks

MBBS MD MPH FRACP

General Paediatrician
Developmental & Behavioural Paediatrician

Prof John Massie

MBBS FRACP PhD

Respiratory Paediatrician

Dr David Metz

MBBS FRACP

Paediatric Nephrologist

Dr Saadia Oularbi

MBBS FRACP

General Paediatrician

Prof Anthony Penington

MDBS FRACS

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
– Vascular Anomalies

A/Prof Adam Scheinberg

MBBS FRACP FAFRM DCH MMed

Paediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist

Dr Vered Schildkraut

BSC MD FRACP

Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr Peter Simm

MBBS (Hons) MD FRACP

Paediatric Endocrinologist

Dr Valerie Sung

MBBS (Hons) FRACP MPH PhD

General Paediatrician
Developmental & Behavioural Paediatrician

Dr Monika Tasani

MBBS BMedSci FRACP Dip Prac Derm

General Paediatrician

Dr Michelle Waterham

BSc. MBBS (Hons) FRACP

General Paediatrician
Developmental & Behavioural Paediatrician

Dr Ian Woodcock

MBBS BSc MSc MRCPCH FRACP

Paediatric Neurologist
– Specialist in Neuromuscular Conditions
General Paediatrician

Paediatric Allied Health

Ms Genevieve Ackland

BSpPath, CPSP, MSPAA

Senior Speech Pathologist

Dr Zeta Bierenkrant

BABSc(Hons) DPsych(Clinical) MAPS

Clinical Psychologist
Child and Family Psychology Clinic

DR CINZIA DE LUCA

BA/BSc(Hons) MPsych(Clin Neuro) PhD

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Dr Ellen Gentle

BSc(Hons) DPsych(Clin Neuro)

Paediatric Clinical Neuropsychologist

Dr Brooke Harcourt

BNutDiet(HONS) BSc(HONS) PhD APD

Paediatric Dietitian

DR ESTHER HUTCHINSON

BSc(Hons) DPsychClinNeuro

Paediatric Neuropsychologist

DR SARAH KNIGHT

BASc(Hons) MPsych (Clin. Neuropsych) PhD

Paediatric Neuropsychologist

Ms Katherine Ong

B.App.Sci. (Speech Pathology) M.A. (Applied Linguistics)

Paediatric Speech Pathologist
– Feeding, swallowing and early communication

Ms Ursla Sevil

MSpPath, CPSP

Paediatric Speech Pathologist

Ms Robyn Stephen

B.App.Sci. (Speech Pathology) MSPAA,CPSP

Paediatric Speech Pathologist

Dr Katie Waters

BA (Hons) D.Psych (Clinical Child) MAPS

Clinical Psychologist

Mr Richard Wu

B.App Sc(Physio) MPH
PGCert in Physio (Paediatrics) APAM

Physiotherapist
Important Health Alert for all Parents & Children

If you have a cough, cold, fever, or have travelled internationally in the last 14 days please call our reception staff on 03 9948 5005.

Do not come to the clinic.

We will organise a Telehealth or telephone consultation.

MAKING AN APPOINTMENT

Make an Appointment With A Paediatric Health Professional.
Contact us for further information about making an appointment for your child and any questions regarding referrals and the services we provide.

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Melbourne Children's Travel Clinic

Advice and vaccinations for the whole family.
Our travel clinic provides a one-stop comprehensive service for children and their families who are travelling overseas. The clinic is run by specialists in infectious diseases with particular expertise in travel medicine.

Travel Clinic

Fussy Baby Clinic

For families of babies and toddlers (0 to 2 years old) with crying, feeding, settling and sleeping problems.
Includes assessment, management, counselling and education regarding all aspects of infant care and behaviour.

Fussy Baby Clinic

Developmental & Autism Assessment Team

Designed for families who have children up to 12 years of age with difficulties relating and communicating.Comprehensive assessment service based on international standards for autism prepared by a highly experienced team including a Paediatrician, Clinical Psychologist and Speech Pathologist.

ASD Assessment Team

At Melbourne Paediatric Specialists we are dedicated to providing the very best paediatric patient and family focused care