General Paediatricians

Dr Suzanne Boyce

MBBS BMedSci FRACP

Suzanne is a general paediatrician who completed her medical education at the University of Melbourne. She has worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital since 2007. Suzanne cares for a wide range of both acute and chronic medical conditions in children from birth to adolescence. She has particular interests in asthma, eczema, urinary tract infections, incontinence, constipation, developmental delay and growth concerns.

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Dr Tom Connell

MBBAOBCH BMedSci MRCPI FRACP PhD

Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Tom is a general paediatrician and infectious diseases physician at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. He combines his clinical work with a research academic appointment at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI).

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Associate Professor Noel Cranswick

MBBS B Med Sc LLB FRACP

Noel is an experienced general paediatrician and clinical pharmacologist. He has a unique background, having worked in general practice for several years before completing his paediatric training. He currently has appointments as a general paediatrician and director of clinical pharmacology in the Department of General Medicine at the Royal Children’s Hospital and as director of the Australian Paediatric Pharmacology Research Unit at Murdoch Children's Research Institute.

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Dr Nigel Crawford

BMBS MPH PhD FRACP

Nigel is a general paediatrician with a special interest in immunisation and travel medicine. He currently has appointments as a general paediatrician and medical head of Immunisation Services in the department of General Medicine at the Royal Children’s Hospital. He is also the deputy director of SAEFVIC (an immunisation research and vaccine safety group) based at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

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Dr Daryl Efron

MBBS FRACP MD

Daryl is a paediatrician who has worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital for over 25 years and currently holds appointments as a general paediatrician in the department of General Medicine at the Royal Children’s Hospital, senior lecturer in the University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics, and senior research fellow in the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

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Dr Amy Gray

MBBS BMedSc PhD FRACP

Dr Amy Gray is a general paediatrician with broad interests in looking after children from birth to adolescence. In addition to private practice she works in the Department of Medicine at the Royal Children’s Hospital, and in medical education and international child health at the University of Melbourne.

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Dr Julian Kelly

MBBS FRACP

Julian is an experienced paediatrician who currently holds appointments as a general paediatrician in the department of General Medicine at the Royal Children’s Hospital and as a research fellow in the University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics.

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Dr Teresa Lazzaro

MBBS FRACP

Teresa is an experienced general and developmental paediatrician with an appointment in the department of General medicine at the Royal Children’s Hospital and a longstanding commitment to community paediatrics.

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Associate Professor Lionel Lubitz

MBBS FRACP MRCP DCH

Lionel is an experienced paediatrician having worked at the RCH for the past 30 years as a consultant general paediatrician. He was formerly deputy director in the Dept. of General Medicine at the RCH and is an associate professor in the Dept. of paediatrics, Melbourne university.

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Dr Fiona McDonald

MBChB MSc MRCP(UK) FRACP

Fiona is a General Paediatrician who completed her medical education and Paediatric specialist training in the UK. Prior to moving to Australia she worked for several years as a Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital.

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Dr Michaela Murray

BMBS BSc (Hons) FRACP

Michaela trained as a Paediatrician at the Royal Children’s and The Mercy Hospitals in Melbourne. During her training Michaela specialised in developmental and behavioural paediatrics, but since then she has continued to work both acute and outpatient settings, seeing children of all ages, including babies.

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Dr Romi Rimer

MBBS (Hons) FRACP

Romi is a general paediatrician who trained through the Royal Children’s Hospital and the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne as well as in the United Kingdom. In addition to her private practice, she works at the Royal Children’s Hospital in both the department of General Medicine and the Emergency Department.

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Dr Robert Sloane

MBBS MRCP FRACP

Rob is a General and Developmental Paediatrician who has worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital for 30 years. He trained at the Royal Children’s Hospital, worked as a lecturer in child health at London University, then returned to Melbourne to work in the department of general medicine and private practice.

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Dr Shidan Tosif

MBBS (hons) FRACP

Shidan is a general paediatrician and father of a young baby. He has broad experience in managing health issues affecting newborns, infants, children and adolescents. Shidan takes a holistic approach to health and enjoys working with families to find solutions that best suit their needs.

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