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DR NATASHA PAREKH

MBBS BSC MRCPCH FRACP

General Paediatrician

Clinical Interests

Natasha is a General Paediatrician, specialising in the care of children from birth to age 18, and experienced in managing a broad range of medical, behavioural and developmental issues such as continence, toileting, and feeding problems, asthma, complex medical genetic conditions, growth and puberty issues and obesity.

Natasha has a special interest in providing care to older children and adolescents with complex medical, developmental and psychosocial problems, and is experienced in managing eating disorders and mental health issues such as anxiety.

Background and Experience

Natasha completed her undergraduate medical training in 2000 at King’s College London School of Medicine and Dentistry, and has trained at a number of leading Children’s Hospitals in the United Kingdom.

In 2004 Natasha moved to Australia, settling in Melbourne to complete her Paediatric training and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians and a Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

In addition to her role at Victorian Children’s Clinic, Natasha currently works in the Adolescent Medicine Unit at Monash Medical Centre.

Practice Philosophy

Natasha is a warm and compassionate practitioner who provides high quality family-focused, evidence-based care. As a mother of two school-aged children she understands the concern that parents experience when their child is unwell, and aims to allay this with clear and consistent communication. Natasha is passionate about working collaboratively with families and liaising with a range of experienced multi-disciplinary health professionals to achieve the best health and wellbeing outcomes for each of her patients.