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Clinic at the Royal Children's Hospital

Ear, nose and throat (ENT) problems are one of the most common reasons for infants and children to visit their paediatrician. At CPMG our physicians have experience in dealing with and managing a wide range of Ear, Nose and throat conditions including recurrent tonsillitis, recurrent nose bleeds (epistaxis), snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea and recurrent otitis media. Our physicians will ensure you get the treatment you need in a timely manner and we have access to surgical colleagues on site if required.

The following practitioners at CPMG can be of service in helping investigate and manage ENT problems in children and adolescents:

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).

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.

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.

Theo is an experienced Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon with a subspecialty interest in paediatric ENT. He graduated from The University of Melbourne and then undertook post-graduate study in paediatric ENT. He worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital for 9 years as Head of Sinus Surgery and he currently has appointments at St Vincent’s Private Hospital (East Melbourne) and The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. Due to his experience, Theo also provides surgical training to junior surgeons.

Colin is a paediatric respiratory and sleep physician. He currently has appointments as a Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Children’s Hospital, a Professorial Fellow in Paediatrics at the University of Medicine and Research Fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. His clinical interests include the broad range of respiratory problems with a special interest in asthma, cough and exercise induced symptoms.
 

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