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Clinic at the Royal Children's Hospital

Continence problems are common in children. Whether your child's problem is related to constipation and overflow with soiling or with day-time of night time bedwetting or enuresis, the practitioners at CPMG have the experience and commitment to help. At CPMG we see children with chronic constipation, day and night time enuresis, dribbling, frequency or urgency. We have a dedicated continence nurse in our practice that will ensure you and your child are supported throughout your treatment. We also have a dedicated team of psychologists who can add additional support and professional advice where required.

The following practitioners at CPMG can be of service in helping investigate and manage continence issue in children:

Daryl is a paediatrician who has worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital for 30 years and currently holds appointments as a general paediatrician in the department of General Medicine at the Royal Children’s Hospital, associate professor in the University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics, and senior research fellow in the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

Daryl is active in research into better ways to treat children with developmental disorders such as autism, ADHD and Tourette syndrome.

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.

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).

Carolyn is a general paediatrician who manages a wide range of acute, chronic and developmental paediatric problems. She graduated from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and trained as a general paediatrician in South Africa and the United Kingdom, before moving to Australia. She works as a general paediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital and is also employed by the University of Melbourne, as co-ordinator of medical student education.

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.

She has worked within the General Medicine department at the Royal Children’s Hospital since 2014.

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.

His areas of interest include acute general paediatrics, learning and behavioural disorders and lymphoedema.

Julian also has experience in international child health, working as a WHO consultant in the People’s Republic of China and the Solomon Islands.

Dr Gard is a Paediatrician and Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) who holds degrees as a Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Master of Public Health and Master of Clinical Education. 

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.

Michaela’s areas of interests include developmental delay, speech delay, failure to thrive and growth concerns, Autism, ADHD, constipation, encopresis and enuresis, behavioural problems, anxiety, eczema, asthma and urinary tract infections.

Shidan is a consultant paediatrician with a 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.  He has an interest in acute and chronic health issues such as failure to thrive, asthma, eczema and urinary tract infections, as well as travel medicine.  

Suzanne is a general paediatrician who cares for children with a wide range of acute and chronic medical conditions from birth to adolescence. In addition to working in private practice, she has appointments at The Royal Children's Hospital as a General Paediatrician as well as a Medical Consultant in Hospital in the Home.

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