Practice Directory

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Medical

Dr Yolanda Arduca

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Dr-Yolanda-Arduca.jpgDr Yolanda Adruca is one of the Directors of Complete Children’s Health. 

She has trained in Melbourne at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Whilst currently enjoying the challenges of General Paediatrics, she also works one session a week at the RCH in the Plagiocephaly clinic and work in close association with the Craniofacial Unit.

Other areas of interest include:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental / Behavioural paediatrics
  • Continence issues
  • Ear, nose and throat
  • Asthma / Eczema
  • Feeding and sleep problems

 

Dr Natashia Dilla

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Dr-Natashia-Dilla.jpgDr Natashia Dilla is one of the Directors of Complete Children’s Health and is a mother of 3.

She obtained her Medical Degree in Johannesburg, South Africa before moving to Melbourne where she undertook and completed her Paediatric Training.

Dr Dilla is a General Paediatrician with a diverse range of interests including:

  • Acute Paediatrics
  • Infant Health
  • Feeding  Issues
  • Atopic Disorders
  • Behavioural and Developmental Medicine
  • General Child and Adolescent Health

Dr Dilla is also a visiting Medical Officer and has admitting rights at Sunshine Hospital.

 

Dr Jo Martin

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Dr-Jo-Martin.jpgDr Jo Martin is one of the Directors of Complete Children’s Health.

Jo trained as a paediatrician in Melbourne and the UK. She has a special interest in developmental and behavioural paediatrics including Autism, Aspergers disorder, ADHD and behaviour problems in young children. She also enjoys neonatal paediatrics and sleep and settling issues in infancy, in addition to seeing children for general paediatric problems.

In addition to working at CCH, Jo works at the Royal Childrens Hospital in the Department of General Paediatrics, in the outpatients department.

Jo also enjoys being a mum to her three young children.

 

Dr Michele Campbell

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Dr-Michele-Campbell.jpgDr Michele Campbell trained in general paediatrics and community child health at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne. She is also a postdoctoral researcher in public health at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, with interests in the area of children's growth and prevention of overweight. Dr Campbell has an interest in a wide range of general paediatric problems and has two young children.

 

Dr Shobha Iyer

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Dr-Shobha-Iyer.jpgDr Iyer has  extensive experience in Paediatrics and has been in the field for almost 20 years including time in India.

Retrained in Melbourne and is also fluent in 2 Indian language, Hindi and Tamil with good understanding of the Indian Culture.

Interests are general Paediatric, Developmental, infant and feeding difficulties or associated problems.

 

Dr David James

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Dr-David-James-Paediatrician.jpgDr David James has been in private general paediatric and hospital practice for many years, after having trained at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, and in the UK.

He has interests in child development and behaviour, including assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, as well as global developmental delay, and  child and adolescent behaviour problems. He has trained as a family therapist and takes a child in the family centred approach.

He has a longstanding interest in child nutrition, having set up the Weight Management Clinic at the Royal Children’s Hospital and remains involved in infant , children’s and young persons health and nutrition issues.

Childhood allergy has become more prevalent over recent years and Dr James has developed an interest in dealing with this challenge.

 

Dr Niroshini Kennedy

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Dr-Niroshini-Kennedy-Paediatrician.jpgDr Niroshini Kennedy trained in General Paediatrics and Community Child Health at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.

Her interests are in General Paediatric problems and treating developmental and behavioural issues, Sleep and encopresis (Soiling).

 

Dr Kypros Kyprianou

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Kypros Dr Kypros Kyprianou is a General Paediatrician. He works at Complete Children's Health on a weekly basis. His clinical interests include newborn care as well as growth and developmental paediatrics. His key focus is in health advocacy for children, teenagers and their families and works closely with families, schools and allied health staff. He also holds positions at Werribee Mercy Hospital (Neonatal inpatient and outpatient care) as well as at the Royal Children's Hospital and Freemason's Epworth. His other keen clinical interest is in supporting, educating and mentoring junior doctors and medical students, through his work with the University of Melbourne.

 

Dr Chi Le

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Paediatrician

 

Dr Alissa Lim

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Dr-Alissa-Lim-Paediatrician.jpgAlissa is a general paediatrician who works at both the Royal Children’s Hospital and Complete Children’s Health.  She also has training in the area of paediatric clinical pharmacology.  She has an interest in a wide range of general paediatric problems, including continence, eczema, sleep problems, child development and behavioural problems.

 

Dr Emma Magrath

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Paediatrician

 

Dr Alison Pearce

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Paediatrician

 

Dr Antoine Pinto

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Antoine is a general paediatrician who trained in Queensland at the Royal Childrens Hospital. He has worked in a number of metropolitan, regional and rural settings. He has a keen interest in behavior and development, acute paediatrics, neonates and a special interest in paediatric rheumatology.

 

Dr Kirsten Walsh

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Dr Kirsten (Kirsty) Walsh is a general paediatrician. She trained in Victoria in both paediatrics and general practice, and thus has over a decade of experience working with families at all ages and stages of life. She enjoys managing a wide range of paediatric problems and has particular interests in acute medical conditions, neonatal paediatrics, asthma, allergy, nutrition, Vitamin D and immigrant health. She has a keen interest in medical education, with nine years of experience teaching medical undergraduates at The University of Melbourne. Kirsty has a Master of Public Health (epidemiology and international health) and is also a Visiting Medical Officer at The Northern Hospital. She has two young children.

 

Allied Health

Audiology Services

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  • Paediatric Audiological assessment ( VRA, Play Audiometry)
  • Impedance audiometry testing (tympanometry & reflex testing)
  • Vestibular screening assessment (Romberg, HIT, Occulomotor function, BPPV)
  • Adult Audiological Assessment / Auditory Processing Assessment / Neuropathy
  • Hearing Aids, Noise plugs, Musician plugs

 

Tanya Boyd

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Tanya BoydTanya is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist and a member of Speech Pathology Australia. She has also completed a post graduate diploma in Early Literacy Intervention.

Tanya has spent most of her time working with school age children across all sectors of education in both schools and in a clinical setting. Tanya is passionate about working with children, their families and their schools to assist and facilitate the development of their communication needs improving their overall learning outcomes.

Tanya is now an accredited member of the Early Intervention Provider Panel (HCWA), with eligible clients now being able to access FaHCSIA funding for speech therapy services

Referrals can be made for assessments or intervention in the following areas:
  • Articulation
  • Oral Language
  • Literacy
  • Fluency
  • Voice
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Pragmatics

 

Lisa Coloca

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Lisa is a fully registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and also a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Lisa is currently completing her PhD in early childhood through Monash University, and she has previously completed a Masters in Psychology; Masters in Social Work; Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) degree. She is a registered supervisor.

She has an interest in working with children and adolescents, in particular in the diagnostic assessment and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She also works with children and adolescents who display behavioural, conduct or emotional difficulties. Lisa is registered on the APS Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Identified Practitioners List, and is a registered provider through FaHCSIA to provide treatment intervention to eligible children.

 

 

Heartwise

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A technician attends these rooms once per month to perform ECG and Echocardiograms.

 

Mrs Melissa Juzva

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Melissa Juzva.jpgMelissa Juzva is a child, Educational & Developmental Psychologist.

Melissa is fully registered with the Psychology Board of Australia.

She also holds full and college membership of the Australian

Psychological Society and is a recognised supervisor.

Melissa specialises in child and adolescent issues such as:

  • Autism and Asperger's
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Behavioural Difficulties eg. ADHD
  • Intellectual & Learning Disabilities
  • Grief & Loss
  • School Refusal
  • Parenting
  • Bullying
  • Anger Management

Melissa studied at Monash University and having completed her Master's thesis on children with Autism and Asperger's she has a keen interest in this area.

Melissa started her career as a psychologist with the Department of Education 12 years ago, she then spent 2 years at an Independent Grammar school followed by 4 years at the Catholic Education Office. Most recently, Melissa spent 6 years at a Prep-12 College where she was head of Counselling. Melissa has strong connections with all sectors of education and believes it is imperative to work closely with schools to assist them in supporting the young people she works with.

 

Frank Muscara

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Neuropsychologist

 

Ms Miriam Raleigh

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Miriam is a Paediatric Dietitian with local and international experience working with children of all ages.

She undertook her Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Monash University and completed a certificate in Paediatric Dietetics at RCH. During her time there Miriam looked after the Nutritional needs of children with type 1 Diabetes, Renal Disease, Orthopaedic.

While in th UK, Miriam worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital where she looked after the Nutritional needs of neonates, children following gastrointestinal surgery, as well as children with varying gastrointestinal complaints.

  • Poor growth
  • Obesity
  • Fussy eating
  • Gastrointestinal problems (including Coeliac Disease and Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
  • Allergies

 

Dr. Renee Testa

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Dr Testa is a Clinical Paediatric Neuropsychologist with extensive experience in providing specialist clinical neuropsychological assessment and intervention for children, adolescents and their families.

Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Behavioural Science, Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology and a Doctorate in Clinical Neuropsychology. She is registered with the Psychologist Board of Australia, and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Association and the Clinical College of Neuropsychologists.

Renee is also a lecturer at Monash University within the Doctoral Clinical Neuropsychology Program teaching the paediatric neuropsychology course curriculum. She also undertakes research within the paediatric neurodevelopmental and learning difficulty field supervising, Doctoral and Honours students. For the past 7 years, she has also co-ordinated the multidisciplinary Learning Difficulties Clinic and Neurodevelopmental Clinic in the Western region and has a long history working collaboratively with allied health professionals (social work, speech pathology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy), and the school and education system.

 

Paediatric Sub Specialists

Dr. T H Goh

Paediatric Cardiologist

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Dr T.H. Goh has more than 35 years of experience in paediatric cardiology and interventions. Having trained in Malaysia, Australia and the United States of America, he introduced the M-Mode Echocardiography and founded the echocardiography department at the Royal Children’s hospital. 

He introduced several interventional techniques to Australia such as the balloon angioplasty of pulmonary valve stenosis, aortic valve stenosis and recoarctation of the aorta, 2D and colour flow Doppler studies, Rashkind patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) devices for PDA closure, coil occlusion of PDA and the use of the Rashkind umbrella device for closure of muscular ventricular septal defects. 

In 1998, Dr T.H. Goh pioneered the use of Amplatzer muscular ventricular septal defect (VSD) for closure of muscular VSD.

Dr Goh now works at Monash Medical Centre and Epworth Hospital and enjoys an extensive private practice in Victoria.

 His interests include paediatric cardiology and interventions, echocardiography and adult congenital heart disease. Dr Goh sees patients with heart conditions from infancy up to 30+ years of age or adults with congenital heart disease.

 

 

Dr Jeremy Rosenbaum

Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

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Dr Jeremy Rosenbaum is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and a specialist Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist. He is a member of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) and accredited to perform paediatric endoscopy by the Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in Gastroenterological Endoscopy (CCRTGE).

He graduated from Monash University Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS, Hons) and then completed his paediatric sub-speciality training at the The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.

Additional postgraduate training includes a Clinical Academic Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

Dr Jeremy Rosenbaum works at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Barwon Health and has a small private practice.

 

Dr Caroline Ryan

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

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Caroline Dr Caroline Ryan has commenced private consulting at Complete Children’s Care, Moonee Ponds and is taking new referrals for paediatric conditions. Special interests include Paediatric ENT but also general adult ENT such as snoring, sleep apnoea, functional rhinology and airway abnormalities.

Dr Ryan completed her medical studies at the University of Adelaide. She commenced Ear, Nose, and Throat, Head and Neck Surgical training in London, UK and completed this in Melbourne, Australia obtaining her Fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2007. Dr Ryan did further sub-specialty training in Paediatric ENT Surgery in Auckland, New Zealand before commencing consultant practice. Dr Ryan is married with three young children.