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Dr Anjali Dhawan, MBBS, MD, FRACP
Neonatologist & Paediatrician

Dr Anjali Dhawan is a Neonatologist and Paediatrician, with clinical experience providing care to newborns and their families for over a decade. After paediatric training from Sydney Children’s Hospital, she completed her specialist training in Neonatology from the Royal Hospital for Women and the Royal North Shore Hospital. Her research interests include the long term development outcomes of the high risk neonates. She has expertise in performing formal neurodevelopmental assessments and providing early intervention follow up.

Dr Shihab Hameed, MBBS, FRACP
Clinical Associate Professor, Paediatric Endocrinologist

Clinical Associate Professor Shihab Hameed is a Specialist Paediatric Endocrinologist with clinical appointments as Senior Staff Specialist at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick and Head of Department of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at Royal North Shore Hospital. He grew up in Sydney attending North Sydney Boys’ High School, and completed medical schooling with Honours from the University of New South Wales in 2002. He completed sub-specialization in Paediatric Endocrinology through Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick. He has also been awarded a Ph.D. in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes through the University of New South Wales. He has practiced for many years as a Specialist in Paediatric Endocrinology and worked at other sites including Campbelltown and Nepean Hospital.

Dr. Hameed has expertise in the management of growth disorders, puberty issues, adrenal dysfunction, pituitary and thyroid abnormalities, obesity, insulin resistance, polycystic ovary syndrome, diabetes mellitus, insulin pump therapy, and continuous glucose monitoring.

Clinical Associate Professor Hameed has an exemplary research track record and has been awarded many competitive research grants including from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC). He is a Senior Conjoint Lecturer at the University of New South Wales, and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney. He is a regular invited speaker at international and national conferences and an co-author of international consensus guidelines. He is approachable and great with children and adolescents. Outside of work, he enjoys bushwalking, kayaking and spending time with his family and their young labradoodle.

Areas of Interest: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Paediatric Endocrinology

Dr Swapnil Shah, MBBS, DCH, DNB (Paeds), MRCPCH, FRACP
Neonatologist and Paediatrician

Dr Swapnil Shah is a Neonatologist and Paediatrician (dual qualification). He is a Gold Medal recipient in DNB (Paeds).

He undertook specialist training across various hospitals in Sydney including Sydney Children’s Hospital, The Children’s Hospital Westmead, Westmead Hospital, Royal North Shore Hospital and Royal Hospital for Women.

He has many years of paediatric experience. Dr Shah is a consultant at The ‘Newborn and Paediatric Emergency Transport Services’ (NETS) and provide newborn services at Westmead Hospital. He has special interest in growth and development of newborns and is accredited to conduct General movement and Bayley developmental assessment.

He is comfortable in Hindi and Marathi in addition to English.


Dr Umesh Mishra is a neonatal paediatrician who completed advanced training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Paediatrics and Child Health division).
He undertook specialist training across various hospitals in Sydney and Melbourne including Sydney Children’s Hospital, The Children’s Hospital Westmead, Westmead Hospital, Royal Hospital for Women, Royal Women Hospital and Royal children’s hospital.

He currently provides newborn services at Westmead Hospital. He has a special interest in the growth and development of newborns and is accredited to conduct Bayley’s developmental assessment.
He is comfortable in Hindi, Punjabi, and Bengali in addition to English.


Dr Darazel Perez is a dual trained specialist and fellow of the Royal Australsian College of Physicians in general paediatrics and neonatal & perinatal medicine. She works as a paediatrician at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and as a fellow in the neonatal intensive care at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She continues to provide neonatal and paediatric emergency retrieval services across New South Wales as part of NETS.

She has completed her training within the Sydney Children’s Network and worked in several tertiary & regional hospitals across New South Wales, Victoria & ACT. She continues to engage in research & education activities within the network.

Dr Perez has expertise in follow up care of premature babies. She also has special interest in paediatric conditions such asthma, eczema and gastrointestinal issues. She supports families and manages children with developmental disabilities and those with chronic & complex medical needs up to the adolescent period.

Dr Shweta Batra.  MBBS, DCH, FRACP.
CONSULTANT Paediatrician

Dr Shweta Batra is a General Paediatrician. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). She has more than eight years of clinical experience in Paediatrics. She completed her basic as well as advanced training in Paediatrics at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She is currently involved in research in the Adolescent Medicine Unit at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She has expertise in the management of General Paediatric issues for age group ranging from newborn to adolescent years. She has special interest in growth & development and chronic disease management.

Dr Kavita Bhola, MBBS, DNB, FRACP
Neonatologist & Paediatrician

Dr Kavita Bhola is a Neonatologist and Paediatrician who undertook her training at Canberra Hospital, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Royal Hospital for Women and the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She is a consultant at Blacktown Hospital and holds visiting medical officer positions at Westmead Private Hospital and Prince of Wales Private Hospital. Her expertise is in looking after babies in the newborn period extending to the early formative school going years.


Dr Kavitha Kothur has specialist qualifications in paediatric neurology and paediatrics.

She completed paediatric neurology training through fellowships in epilepsy, neuromuscular, neuroimmunology and general neurology at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She also worked in neurodisability/rehabilitation clinic and child psychiatry. Dr Kothur provides comprehensive care for neonates and children with neurological problems from birth through to 16 years of age and works towards providing best possible care for her patients and their families. She has broad range of clinical experience in the diagnosis, investigation and management of children with seizures, epilepsy, headache, developmental and behavioural concerns, neuromuscular problems, neurogenetics, Tics, abnormal movements and psychosomatic disorders and brain injury. She has experience in managing children with disability and strongly advocates for their support services. She has a strong interest in clinical research and teaching. She also has an appointment as clinical lecturer at the Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney. She is currently conducting research at Institute for Neurosciences and Muscle Research (INMR) in developing biomarkers of neuroinflammation as part of PhD. She has honorary appointment as postgraduate fellow in epilepsy at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She published her research in peer-reviewed journals and has presented her research work in national and international child neurology conferences. She is a mother of two young girls and understands family needs and challenges faced by the families.

Dr Narinder Kaur, FRACP
Paediatric ALLERGIST

Dr Narinder Kaur is a Paediatric Allergist and Immunologist. She had extensive experience in managing Paediatric food allergy (birth to 16 years), eczema/severe eczema (birth to 16 years), drug allergies, asthma, allergic rhinitis and immunotherapy for aero allergies. She is currently involved in research on peanut allergy with the Allergy and Immunology department at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Dr Kaur organises all the required investigations (skin prick tests and blood tests) at the time of consultation. She can organise food and drug challenges. Dr Kaur has keen interest in education and research. She is as academic paediatrician with the Sydney Child health Program at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Dr Kaur is a formal examiner with Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). She has presented her research at various national and international conferences.

Dr Kaur has 2 children, one of them with severe food allergies. She understands the challenges faced by children and their families in managing food allergies every day and how it affects them.


Dr Divya Namboodiri is a Consultant Endocrinologist dedicated to providing comprehensive and personalised, evidence-based care to her patients. After obtaining her Undergraduate Medical Degree from India, she underwent Basic Physician Training at Nepean Public Hospital and subsequently undertook Advanced Training in Endocrinology at Macquarie University, Blacktown, and Liverpool hospitals. She obtained Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 2022. She has publications in peer reviewed journals in the areas of Pituitary and Thyroid disorders. She has been actively involved in medical student teaching with the Macquarie University MD program and is also involved in clinical trials and research projects at Macquarie University Hospital.

Dr Namboodiri enjoys managing all aspects of Endocrinology including Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, metabolic health and weight management, thyroid disease, osteoporosis, pituitary disorders and endocrine disorders during pregnancy. She has a special interest in management of Type 1 Diabetes and Thyroid disorders.

She is multilingual (English, Hindi and Malayalam).

Associations: Hornsby Hospital (Visiting Medical Officer) and Macquarie University Hospital (Visiting Medical Officer)

Our clinic is supported by a range of specialists.




  • Preterm & High Risk infant follow-up
  • General Paediatrics
  • Newborn 6-week checks
  • Feeding issues
  • Tongue-tie repair
  • Growth & development checks
  • Endocrine disease management
  • Paediatric diabetes & obesity clinic
  • Developmental Paediatrics
  • ADHD and Autism
  • Paediatric Neurology
  • Adult acute and chronic disease management in elderly


  • All our specialist visits are by appointment.
  • Some of our specialists have weekend appointments for your convenience.


  • Our specialists are independent practitioners and each sets their own fee. This means there may be a gap fee (i.e. out of pocket fee).
  • At the time of booking your appointment, please speak to our staff to discuss the fee.
  • We ask that you pay the account in full on the day of consultation.
  • Medicare rebates are available to cover a portion of this fee for Specialist appointments. For your convenience we are able to process this claim for you online and Medicare will automatically deposit your rebate into your bank account usually within 24 hours.


Our friendly and helpful team
of practice Manager, Nurses and
Receptionists are always ready to
help and serve.