BPhysio, GradCertArts, MBBS, DCH, FRACP

General and Developmental Paediatrician

Clinical Interests

Michelle has broad interests in paediatrics and feels privileged to spend her time working with children. She enjoys caring for children across the age spectrum, from infancy through to adolescence. She has expertise in both general paediatric problems – including asthma, eczema, continence and sleep difficulties – and complex developmental and genetic issues that include developmental delay, autism, ADHD, intellectual disability and learning difficulties.

Background and Experience

Michelle graduated from Melbourne University as a physiotherapist and subsequently she graduated from Deakin University as a doctor.  She entered paediatric training following internship.  Michelle completed her specialty training through the Royal Children’s Hospital and Monash Children’s Hospital, and has also spent time working in peripheral hospitals in Melbourne, Geelong and Cairns.

Michelle has a keen interest in continually building upon her clinical and theoretical paediatric knowledge and has a passion for ongoing learning. She attends conferences, participates in research activities and is completing a Masters of Forensic Medicine.


Michelle is an enthusiastic and caring paediatrician, and aims to make a difference to the lives of children and their families. She loves building a relationship with the children and carers she sees, and putting them on a pathway towards happy and fulfilling childhoods and future lives. Michelle works collaboratively with referrers, allied health clinicians, schools and other stakeholders to ensure the best outcomes for each child. She values integrated care and the involvement of a wider team, with previous experience as a physiotherapist and an athlete.

When not at work, Michelle is an avid sportswoman. She has competed in triathlons, and enjoys swimming, running, cycling and being at the beach.