Natasha is a Consultant Clinical Geneticist who completed her training in Paediatrics and Clinical Genetics at the Royal Children’s Hospital and the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS). She completed her PhD through the University of Melbourne in 2015. Natasha has previously worked as a Consultant Clinical Geneticist in paediatric, adult and prenatal genetics services through Austin Health, the Mercy Hospital for Women and Northern Health. In 2017, Natasha returned to Parkville when she was appointed as a Consultant Clinical Geneticist at the VCGS and an honorary Clinical Geneticist at the RCH; through these roles she sees children with known or suspected genetic conditions in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Natasha also provides an outreach genetics service to the Gippsland region through her VCGS role and is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics.
Natasha is the genetics lead for the RCH Vascular Anomalies Clinic, and since 2019 she has led a genetic diagnostic research program for children with vascular malformations, together with colleagues at RCH and the University of Melbourne. Natasha’s clinical and research interests include paediatric genetic syndromes, somatic mosaic disorders and genetic therapies.