Our Practitioners

Dr Ylva Andersson

Dr Ylva Andersson is the founder of Redhouse Paediatrics. Her idea was to create a child centred medical home that offers a happy, interesting practice environment for children of all ages .

Dr Ylva Andersson completed her medical training and her PhD in Hamburg, Germany where she was born. She immigrated to Australia in 1997 and completed her paediatric training at Monash Medical Centre and the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.

Dr Andersson holds a public appointment with Peninsula Health and is actively involved in medical student teaching and registrar training. She has an interest in neonatology and acute paediatric conditions. She regularly assists with births and neonatal care at The Bays Hospital in Mornington.

Dr Andersson is married and has one child. In her free time she enjoys swimming, skiing, playing music, travelling and family time.

Dr Ahmad Mansour Ahmad

Dr Ahmad is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Consultant Paediatrician. He completed his paediatric training in Australia and has also worked at several hospitals in Victoria including the Royal Children’s Hospital, Warragul Hospital and Monash Medical Centre.

Dr Ahmad has wide experience in managing various general paediatric conditions such as infant feeding & growth, food intolerance, asthma, eczema, bowel and bladder issues, sleep related disorders, migraine, epilepsy, developmental delay, diagnosis & management of autism, ADHD & other behavioural conditions.

In addition to English, Dr Ahmad speaks Arabic.

Filomena Micozzi

Dr Marlise Tilders

Dr Marlise Tilders is a general Paediatrician who has a special interest in behavioural and developmental paediatrics including ADHD, autism spectrum disorder and specific learning disorder.

Dr Tilders underwent medical training in Stellenbosch, South Africa, where she graduated from the University of Stellenbosch Medical School. She completed a Diploma in Child Health and Tropical Medicine in London and also worked in Canada as a Neonatologist. She immigrated to Australia in 1996 and worked in Mackay, Queensland until 2000, then at Monash Medical Centre.

Dr Tilders has been a paediatrician in the Frankston bayside area since 2002. She also has a paediatric clinic at Parkdale Community Centre. She attends child developmental meetings at Monash Medical Centre on a regular basis. Dr Tilders has completed accredited specific training relating to diagnose children with autism spectrum disease, such as completing the ADOS module and she works closely with local psychologist, speech pathologists, schools and occupational therapist to support children with special needs. Dr Tilders is married and has two children. She enjoys gardening, walking, the arts and relaxing with her family.

Dr Jeevani Ranaweera

Dr Jeevani Ranaweera is a paediatrician who enjoys managing the care of and treating children of all ages with both acute and chronic general paediatric problems including developmental and behavioural problems. Jeevani obtained her general paediatric training at Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Monash Medical Centre , Birmingham City Hospital and Lady Ridgeway Children’s Hospital Colombo.

Filomena Micozzi
Filomena Micozzi

Filomena Micozzi

Filomena is a registered psychologist who has expertise in assessing and treating children with behavioural problems, ADHD, autism, learning disorders and family issues.Filomena obtained a Bachelor of Science, a postgraduate Diploma of Education and a completed postgraduate degree in Psychology at Deakin University. She worked at Deakin Disability Centre assessing children and adults.

Filomena has been practising on the Mornington Peninsula since 2004. She has extensive experience working in the school setting and has been advocating for children at the community level. She is skilled to do cognitive and educational assessments and assessments for possible autism spectrum disorder. Her treatment approach includes elements of creative therapy, play therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness.