Best Paediatricians in Sydney

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Best Paediatricians in Sydney
Pediatrician holding baby on medical exam at a clinic. Source: BS

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

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Sydney’s Best Paediatricians:

Here are the leading Paediatricians dealing with infants, children, and adolescents issues:

  • Dr Alaric Koh – Sydney Kids Clinic
  • Dr Sam Nassar – Kids Clinic
  • Dr Hugh Allen – Northern Children’s Specialist Centre

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Sydney Kids Clinic

Dr Alaric Koh - Sydney Kids Clinic
Dr Alaric Koh – Sydney Kids Clinic

Dr Alaric Koh is a Consultant Paediatrician, sub-specialised in the field of Community Child Health (Developmental Paediatrician).  He primarily sees children with learning, developmental and behavioural difficulties, and is experienced in the assessment of children for Developmental Delay and other behavioural difficulties including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Alaric completed his Medical Degree (MBBS) at the University of Queensland, and subsequently gained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) (Paediatrics) and Associate Fellowship of the Australasian College of Health Service Managers.  Alaric has also completed a Masters of Public Health and Masters of Health Management though the University of NSW.

Alaric is currently a Paediatric Examiner for the Australian Medical Council.  He has been the Chair of the Child Population Health Special Interest Group within the RACP, and has been an elected Committee Member of the Chapter of Community Child Health within the Royal Australasian College of Physicians from 2007 to 2014.  Alaric continues to be on the Specialist Advisory Committee in Community Child Health within the RACP, where he is currently the Co-ordinator of Advanced Training.

Outside of work, Alaric enjoys spending time with his family.  He has 3 young children and enjoys taking them to camping and skiing trips.  He taught himself how to ride a bicycle so that he can accompany his children in their adventures around the neighbourhood.  In addition to watching his children’s sporting pursuits, Alaric also coaches his son’s basketball team.


General Paediatrics, Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis and management, Developmental Delay Assessment, Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics, Oppositional Defiant Disorder diagnosis and management, Clinical Genetics, Out-of Home Care assessments, Clinical Psychology counselling for children and their families, Assessment of children with emotional and behavioural difficulties, Educational Psychology assessment and counselling, Counselling and advice for pre-natally detectable conditions


Address: 7/56 Neridah St, Chatswood NSW 2067
Phone: (02) 9412 2822


“Dr Koh has always been very kind and thorough and gone out of his way to assist even at short notice and outside of appointments.” -Jenna

Kids Clinic

Dr Sam Nassar - Kids Clinic
Dr Sam Nassar – Kids Clinic

Dr Sam Nassar completed his medical school at Kaunas Medical Academy, Lithuania. He was then awarded Certificate of Specialization as a Paediatrician from the reputable Lebanese University in Beirut. Dr Nassar continued further training at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead – Sydney and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) -Specialist in General Paediatrics.

Dr. Nassar worked in various tertiary hospitals throughout Lebanon. He relocated to Sydney and has been working as a Paediatric doctor at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead for 10 years.

Dr Nassar believes that your family doctor (GP) is your first contact, they give their best primary care for your children. However, parents may need some additional assistance with a specialist in children’s health (Paediatrician).

“As far as my approach to taking care of your child at Kids Clinic, I have four children myself and I only recommend to you that which I would do for my family or myself. I take “living what I teach” very seriously and I recommend to you only that which I would do for my own child. At Kids Clinic, we strongly believe in developing and maintaining good relationships with families and carers to get the best results”.


Spectrum Disorder & Development Disorders, Newborns Conditions, Autism, Asthma and Chronic Cough, Adhd, Allergy and Eczema, Skin Rashes, Bedwetting and Daytime Wetting, Seizures Disorders, Learning Disorders


Address: 192 Northam Ave, Bankstown NSW 2200
Phone: (02) 8404 0567


“We are seeing Dr. Nassar for the last three years and from the very beginning the help was just invaluable. There was proper research, full attention and very helpful recommendations. With such an important thing as your kid’s health there can’t be better specialists to help than Kids Clinic.” -Sergey Kholodov

Northern Children’s Specialist Centre

Dr Hugh Allen - Northern Children's Specialist Centre
Dr Hugh Allen – Northern Children’s Specialist Centre

Dr Hugh Allen is a respiratory and sleep physician. He also does general paediatrics and allergy management. He offers services such as allergy testing and pulmonary lung function test.He works with the paediatric sleep study units at Sydney Adventist Hospital and Sydney Children’s hospital,Randwick for performing paediatric sleep studies. Both these Sleep Centres now offer a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic intervention sleep studies for children.

Dr Hugh Allen graduated from the University of Sydney in 1979 and completed his fellowship in 1985 . He has been a fully qualified paediatric sleep physician since 1987 through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He has worked both in rural and outback NSW. He is currently

Visiting Medical officer at the Royal North Shore Hospital and has worked there for the last 25 years.


Immunization,Autism, Child Development, Eating Disorders, Asthma, Newborn Care, Vaccination, Allergies, Fever, Developmental Disorders & Learning Disorders


Address: 69 Christie St, St Leonards NSW 2065
Phone: (02) 8068 2420


“Dr Hugh Allen is wonderful. We never feel like we are rushed through our appointments as he takes the time to listen to all your concerns. Will definitely recommend him and his practice to anyone seeking a specialist paediatrician.” – Gilda