Best Paediatricians in Melbourne

Below is a list of the top and leading Paediatricians in Melbourne. To help you find the best paediatrician located near you in Melbourne, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Melbourne’s Best Paediatricians:

The top rated paediatricians dealing diagnoses and treating childhood illnesses, from minor health problems to serious diseases:

  • Dr Tanya Newnham – Barkers Road Specialist Centre
  • Dr David Tran – Melbourne Paediatrician
  • Dr Martin Tuszynski – Monash Children’s Hospital

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Barkers Road Specialist Centre

Dr Tanya Newnham - Barkers Road Specialist Centre
Dr Tanya Newnham – Barkers Road Specialist Centre

Dr Tanya Newnham is an experienced general paediatrician with an interest in behavioural and developmental paediatrics including Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Tanya initially trained at the University of Nottingham in the UK before migrating to Australia in 2002 and completing paediatric training at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, gaining her Fellowship in 2009. During training, as well undertaking hospital based rotations, Tanya also worked in a number of specialist clinics in the Centre for Community Child Health, including unsettled babies, sleep, behaviour, ADHD, learning difficulties and encopresis/enuresis clinics.

In addition to private paediatrics, Tanya has an appointment with Eastern Health and works in Maroondah Hospital’s Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit managing acute presentations, undertaking medical student teaching and running a public outpatient clinic. She has also jointly established the private community based multidisciplinary autism assessment clinic, Passport Autism Assessments, in Box Hill South.

Outside of work, Tanya spends her time with her young family and enjoys camping and travel.


Specializes in Food Allergy, Asthma and allergic rhinitis, excema, Continence (constipation and wetting), Developmental delay, disability and intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attentional difficulties including ADHD, Feeding, sleeping and behavioural concerns, Learning  and educational difficulties.


Address: 429 Barkers Road Kew, VIC 3101
Phone: (03) 9817 4688


“The staff is very attentive and accommodating. Doctors were able to assist us. Highly recommended.” – Andrea S.

Melbourne Paediatrician

Dr David Tran - Melbourne Paediatrician
Dr David Tran – Melbourne Paediatrician

Dr David Tran is a Melbourne trained General Paediatrician who has a keen interest in looking after the health and well being of children of all ages. He did his Paediatric training through the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, and has had experience in Neonatal Medicine, General Paediatrics and Adolescent Health. David is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.


Specializes in Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine, Newborn Growth and Development, Paediatric Emergency, Childhood Immunisations, Asthma and Allergy and Childhood Developmental and Behaviour.


Address: Suite 11/135 Plenty Rd Bundoora, VIC 3083
Phone: (03) 9468 0490


“Met David at Northpark Private – he was fantastic! So easy to approach, ask questions to and we just instantly got this honest genuine feeling from him – just a lovely man, my husband and I were super happy with him! He visited us often during our stay checking on out bub and making sure she was well. David is clearly an expert in his field and we are so happy to have him care for our daughter. Thank you David!” – Rach G.

Monash Children’s Hospital

Dr Martin Tuszynski - Monash Children's Hospital
Dr Martin Tuszynski – Monash Children’s Hospital

Dr Martin Tuszynski is a paediatrician with wide-ranging expertise in child health, growth and development, and a particular focus on acute paediatrics.

Martin works in General Paediatrics and Paediatric Emergency at Monash Children’s Hospital.

Referrals are accepted for infants, toddlers and primary school-aged children up to 12 years of age.


Growth & Development of the child, Unsettled Infants, Behaviour, Sleep, Learning, Physical Health and Mental Health of the child.


Address: 15 Murray St Clayton VIC 3168
Phone: (03) 1300 121 000


“Great doctor! Highly recommended.” – Alicia G.

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