About Us

Established in 2004 by Melbourne paediatrician, Bronwyn Cathels, Barkers Road Specialist Centre provides highly trained and experienced paediatric care for acute, chronic and complex medical conditions.

 

Through our close connections with academic teaching hospitals and participation in continuing medical education, we provide our patients with the latest evidence-based medical care.

 

We strive to meet our patients’ unique needs as they grow from infants through childhood to young adults. We see children as central players in an extended team. We emphasise family centred care and also work closely with schools, kindergartens and other allied health professionals to optimise children’s potential.

 

Special Interests include:

  • Food Allergy
  • Asthma and allergic rhinitis, excema
  • Continence (constipation and wetting)
  • Developmental delay, disability and intellectual disability
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attentional difficulties including ADHD
  • Feeding, sleeping and behavioural concerns
  • Learning  and educational difficulties