Dr Virginia Oliveira
Medical Director, Developmental Paediatrician, Paediatric Sleep Specialist
Dr Virginia Oliveira is a General Paediatrician and Paediatric Sleep Specialist. She has been a strong interest in behavioural and developmental challenges in children, as well as great belief and respect for neurodiversity. Dr Oliveira is the Clinical Director and Owner of Southern Healthcare Specialists. She founded the Paediatric Sleep Service at Southern Healthcare Specialists in 2016. In 2017, she founded The Sleep...
Dr Catherine Jonas
Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Sleep Specialist
Dr Catherine Jonas is a Consultant Paediatrician and a Paediatric Sleep Physician. In addition to general childhood medical conditions, she has special interest in obstructive sleep apnoea, insomnia and various non-respiratory sleep disorders. She completed her medical degree in India. She got trained in General Paediatrics as well as Sleep Medicine in the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. As a...
Dr Sameh Samuel
Respiratory & Sleep Medicine Physician
Dr Sameh Samuel is a Respiratory and Sleep Physician and is a Conjoint lecturer at the University of Newcastle. His main interests include asthma, COPD, lung cancer, sleep medicine and respiratory failure. Dr Samuel is widely involved in research including COPD, sleep medicine and rare lung diseases.
Dr Moe Moe Thinn
Dr Moe Moe Thinn is a Consultant General Paediatrician with a keen interest in developmental and behavioral specialties. Dr Thinn achieved a medical degree and postgraduate diploma in child health from University of New South Wales. She completed Master of Public Health from Monash University. Dr Thinn has more than ten years experiences in paediatrics working in both rural and metropolitan...
Nadine Mackay is a registered occupational therapist with a passion for working with children to assist them to reach their full potential. Nadine graduated from the University of Sydney in 2008 with first class honours, and has since worked in a variety of paediatric settings, including for the Autism Association; Skillbuilders Therapy for Children (in WA) and for NSW Health. Her expertise...
Dr Chitra Parab
Message from Dr Chitra Parab (11/12/2018)
Dr Chitra would herewith like to update all families under her care about upcoming changes. She will sadly be winding up her private practice work at the start of next year. Dr Martina Popelkova, Paediatrician has commenced at Southern Healthcare Specialists and she will be happy to provide ongoing...
Dr Haider Naqvi
Sleep and Respiratory Physician
Dr Naqvi is a Respiratory and Sleep Physician. He completed his specialist training at St George Hospital, St. Vincent’s Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He started a PhD in 2014 investigating the effects of sleep deprivation on neurobehavioural functions and cardiovascular health of patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
Karen Morris is a certified practicing speech pathologist. She has clinical expertise in the management of speech disorders, language disorders, fluency, social skills and feeding problems. Karen graduated from the University of Newcastle with honours in 2010 and has experience working in both community and disability settings. Karen believes in family centred practice and has particular interests in early engagement and paediatric...
Dr Jacqueline Kaelle
Jacqueline received her Bachelor of Applied Science (leisure and health) at Sydney University and obtained her MBBS at the University of Wollongong. She also completed a graduate certificate in medical education at the University of Wollongong. Jacqueline then obtained her fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. She believes in individualised,...