Melinda is a skilled paediatrician who sees children with a range of medical, behavioural and developmental problems from birth to 18 years. She has a particular interest in unsettled babies, developmental and behavioural concerns, ADHD, autism, sleep issues and learning differences. She also has experience in a range of common paediatric conditions including constipation, asthma, eczema, and toileting concerns.
Melinda studied medicine at Monash University, graduating with honours. She has worked in paediatrics since 2008, conducting paediatric training mainly through The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne with additional placements overseas in New Zealand and Laos. She also has worked in community child health.
Melinda has completed a Masters of Public Health and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education and has an ongoing interest in medical education and global child health. Melinda holds dual appointments at the University of Melbourne in these areas.
Melinda loves working with children and their families. She enjoys collaborating with a wide range of professionals including educators, allied health professionals and GPs to provide the best possible care. As a mother of two young children she understands how important your children are and looks forward to working with you to help your children reach their full potential.