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Liverpool Paediatric Care

301/161 Bigge St, Liverpool, NSW, 2170

Ph: 02 8798-9530, Fax: 02 8798-9545

Dr Greg Blecher is a Paediatrician who specialises in general medical conditions as well as Sleep and Respiratory problems. He completed his medical degree in South Africa, and subsequent training in London and Sydney. Dr Blecher has been actively involved in medical education, teaching at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. He is a Staff Specialist at Sydney Children's Hospital and VMO at Liverpool Hospital and St. Luke's Private Hospital. He specialises in children with general medical disorders, respiratory disorders such as asthma, atopy including hay fever and eczema as well as sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnoea, parasomnias, and difficulties sleeping. Dr Blecher's patients have access to sleep studies at Sydney Children's Hospital, St Lukes Hospital (Potts Point) & Miranda Sleep Cottage; skin prick testing access for allergies at Southern Paediatrics.

Email: drblecher@lpc.doctor      Fax 8415-7176
Dr Samuel Heitner is an experienced Consultant Paediatrician. He is passionate about the care of children from newborn onwards. He sees children with a range of general medical conditions. He has a strong interest in acute paediatric medicine and runs a tongue tie service in Liverpool rooms for newborns. Dr Heitner is a consultant paediatrician at The Children's Hospital at Westmead and is also currently working in Liverpool Hospital and Campbelltown Hospital Emergency Departments. He is a VMO Paediatrician at Sydney Southwest Private Hospital (SSWPH). As a Clinical Associate Lecturer with Sydney University, Dr Heitner is actively involved in training undergraduate medical students as well as clinical research and publications.

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Dr Jonathan Forsey is a foetal and paediatric cardiologist. Jon undertook his medical degree and paediatric training in Southampton and Bristol in the UK and went on to subspecialise in paediatric and foetal cardiology, working in Bristol and at Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto. Jon is a staff specialist at both the Children’s Hospital Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital and is a conjoint lecturer at UNSW. His specialist interest is in echocardiography (ultrasound of the heart) and foetal cardiology. Jon is happy to see all general paediatric cardiology patients, including investigation of heart murmurs, complex congenital heart disease, familial screening of cardiomyopathy and connective tissue disorders.

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Dr Jonathan Mervis is an interventional paediatric cardiologist at the Sydney Children's Hospital Network (CHW & SCH). Jonathan completed his medical school training at The University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa (1996) and thereafter qualified as a general paediatrician. He further specialised in paediatric and congenital cardiology at Starship Children's Hospital (Auckland, New Zealand). Thereafter he completed post-graduate fellowships in interventional cardiology at The Heart Hospital (University College, London, UK) and The Royal Brompton Hospital (London, UK) where he stayed on as a consultant before migrating to Sydney. Jonathan is happy to see all general paediatric cardiology patients.

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Dr Thet Soe is a general and developmental paediatrician with a special interest in developmental and behavioural child health. She undertook 8 years of paediatric training through the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and a member of Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society of Australasia. Dr Soe gained extensive experience in Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics while previously working in a tertiary child developmental assessment unit specialising in the assessment, diagnosis and management of complex developmental and behaviour problems including Developmental Delay, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disability, ADHD and learning difficulty. Dr Soe is a qualified user of Griffiths III Child Developmental Assessment Scales and ADOS 2 (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition). She is also well versed with various developmental and behavioural assessment tools to assess complex developmental and behavioural needs of the children. Dr Soe is lucky to be a mum of the beautiful twins. She respects family values and she is passionate about family orientated approach in helping children with developmental needs. Dr Soe can speak Burmese.

A referral for new patients to see Dr Soe must be sent before a date is allocated as they need to be triaged due to the waiting list

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Dr Bindu Parayil Sankaran is a paediatric neurologist who is happy to see all paediatric patients with a neurological concern. She completed her specialist training in Paediatrics (1999) in India. After this, she completed her Neurology training (2004) at the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) Bangalore India. Subsequently, she joined the Dept of Neurology, NIMHANS in 2006 as a Staff Specialist Paediatric Neurologist and later as Professor of Neurology till she migrated to Australia in 2018. In Australia, she did her fellowships in the Dept of Neurology at Children’s Hospital Westmead in 2018 and 2019 in Neurogenetics and Neurology. She has also completed a PhD (2018) from Maastricht University, Netherlands, investigating the role of brain MRI findings and phenotype-genotype correlations in patients with mitochondrial disorders. Being a clinical academic, Dr. Sankaran has published more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers in the field of Paediatric Neurology, especially childhood neurogenetic and metabolic disorders.

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