Dr Tanya Newnham

Dr Tanya Newnham F.R.A.C.P., B.M.,B.S., B.Med.Sci.


Is consulting from  Thrive Paediatrics,  at Level 1, 218-220 Whitehorse Road, BALWYN, 3103. Contact details  are Ph: 8574 1220 Fax 8574 1221 Email: info@thrivepaediatrics.com.au


Dr Tanya Newnham is an experienced general paediatrician with an interest in behavioural and developmental paediatrics including Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Tanya initially trained at the University of Nottingham in the UK before migrating to Australia in 2002 and completing paediatric training at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, gaining her Fellowship in 2009. During training, as well undertaking hospital based rotations, Tanya also worked in a number of specialist clinics in the Centre for Community Child Health, including unsettled babies, sleep, behaviour, ADHD, learning difficulties and encopresis/enuresis clinics.  


In addition to private paediatrics, Tanya has an appointment with Eastern Health and works in Maroondah Hospital’s Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit managing acute presentations, undertaking medical student teaching and running a public outpatient clinic. She has also jointly established the private community based multidisciplinary autism assessment clinic, Passport Autism Assessments, in Box Hill South.


Outside of work, Tanya spends her time with her young family and enjoys camping and travel.