General Paediatrician

Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrician

Clinical Interests

Dr Rimer sees a broad range of medical, behavioural and developmental problems in children from birth to 18 years. Romi’s broad interests include asthma, constipation and encopresis, eczema, allergies, growth monitoring, headache, abdominal pain, seizures, tics and anxiety. She also treats behavioural difficulties as well as developmental issues such as developmental delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, school readiness and learning difficulties.

Romi has a particular affinity for helping families with unsettled babies and sleep problems.

Background and Experience

Romi graduated from Monash University with honours and trained through the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) and in the United Kingdom. She works as a paediatrician at RCH and is actively involved in teaching junior medical staff as well as medical students from the University of Melbourne. Romi is the editor of the most recent RCH Paediatric Handbook and an expert reviewer for the Raising Children Network website.

Romi is the Medical Lead of Quality and Safety at RCH. She is also a Director of Paediatric Education for paediatric trainees in Victoria.

Practice Philosophy

Romi believes in holistic care and looking at all aspects of a child’s life. Being a mother herself, Romi believes that all children are unique and special in their own way. She loves working with children and their families to ensure that they reach their full potential, both physically and emotionally.