Dr. Niroshini Kennedy

Dr Niroshini Kennedy (MBBS MPH FRACP) is an experienced developmental and behavioural paediatrician and general paediatrician. She trained  at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, and continues to work there and at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service in Fitzroy. She is highly skilled in assessing and managing a range of childhood problems including Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental delay, behavioural problems, learning difficulties, ADHD, sleep disorders and continence and toileting problems and all general paediatric problems. Dr Kennedy brings a holistic approach to her work, and is a strong advocate for her patients.

As a mother of two school-aged children herself, she brings a keen awareness of the needs of children and families in the modern age and is able to use her networks, knowledge, and experience to help families find practical solutions to their problems.

Dr Kennedy is actively involved in child health policy and advocacy with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and has particular interests in promoting early childhood development, addressing inequities through the social determinants of health, and access to health care for vulnerable children.