DR SARAH ARACHCHI
MBBS (Hons) FRACP Dip.C.H
Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrician
Sarah is a general paediatrician who cares for patients from birth through to 18 years old, with a broad range of health concerns. Sarah is experienced in the provision of care to both young children and adolescents, and can assist with a diverse range of medical issues including asthma, eczema, allergic rhinitis, abdominal pain, constipation, infant feeding/settling and caring for the ex-premature infant, and also neuro developmental and behavioural problems, such as toddler tantrums, ADHD, Autism and anxiety.
Background and experience
Sarah graduated from Medicine with Honours from Monash University in 2008, and completed her Paediatric training at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Monash Children’s Hospital and The Mercy Hospital for Women. Sarah has also completed some Fellowship training in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine.
Sarah has a passion for Paediatrics and has been involved in mentoring, medical education and research throughout her training, and also enjoys organising medical conferences around Australia.
In addition to her private practice, Sarah works in the Monash Children’s Hospital outpatient clinic and in the emergency department.
Sarah is a friendly, compassionate practitioner who is passionate about providing high quality care to patients and their families. She strongly believes in the importance of working as a team, together with families, multidisciplinary health professionals and schools to achieve the best outcomes for her patients.
Sarah is also a mother and understands both the joys and challenges of parenting.
In her spare time, she loves baking cakes, Pilates, going for walks, and spending time with her family and friends.
Other activities also include organising VIC Feat for college of physicians and also a member of the women in medicine committee at AMA Victoria.