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.

Dr Ahmad Mansour Ahmad
Dr Ahmad Mansour Ahmad

Dr Ahmad Mansour Ahmad

Dr Mansour 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 Mansour 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 Mansour speaks Arabic.

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 diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disease, such as completing the ADOS module. 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 conditions. 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.

Dr Jeevani Ranaweera
Dr Jeevani Ranaweera

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 conditions. 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.

Dr Anne O'Neill

Dr Anne O'Neill

Anne has been working as a paediatrician on the Mornington Peninsula for 20 years. She has a special interest in acute paediatrics and works at Werribee Mercy Hospital in acute Paediatric care. She also sees children with chronic paediatric conditions and developmental concerns.

A/Prof David Armstrong

A/Prof David Armstrong is a Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Physician. He leads the department of respiratory and sleep medicine at Monash Children's Hospital. He specialises in in the diagnosis and treatment of asthma, cystic fibrosis and long standing cough in all age groups.

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A/Prof David Armstrong

A/Prof David Armstrong is a Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Physician. He leads the department of respiratory and sleep medicine at Monash Children's Hospital. He specialises in in the diagnosis and treatment of asthma, cystic fibrosis and long standing cough in all age groups.

Dr Dimple D'Silva

Dr Dimple D'Silva

Dr Dimple is a Consultant Paediatrician who graduated with Honours and has gained extensive experience in Australia and overseas in general paediatrics and neonatology. She has a special interest in neonatal issues such as unsettled babies, failure to thrive, skin rashes and general health issues in infants. She also specialises in general paediatric issues such as asthma, eczema, constipation, bed wetting and abdominal pains. She is passionate about assisting children with: autism, developmental issues, speech, learning and behavioural needs to help them achieve their full potential understanding the importance of advocating for and supporting their families and carers.

Dr Ruby Hameed

Dr Rubina Hameed is a General Paediatrician with a special interest in Paediatric Allergy.
Dr Hameed trained in Paediatric Medicine in the United Kingdom where she obtained a Diploma of Child Health and MRCPI. She moved to Australia obtained FRACP and completed a certificate training in Paediatric allergy for Paediatricians at RCH. She is a member of ASCIA and continues to be involved in allergy research at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. She regularly collaborates with experienced allergist in the field in regards to difficult cases.
At Redhouse Paediatrics Dr Hameed sees children from 0 to 16 years of age with eczema, IgE and non IgE mediated food allergies, FPIES, allergic rhinitis, insect, drug allergy, urticaria and asthma.
Some of the other services offered include on site skin prick testing, oral drug challenge, oral/ sublingual desensitisation to aeroallergens and anaphylaxis management training.
MBBS, DCH (London), MRCPI (Ireland), MRCPCH (UK), FRACP (Australia)
Dr Ruby Hameed
Cathie Hughes

Cathie Hughes

Cathie is an experienced educational and developmental psychologist who has worked extensively in the Bayside area in private practice. She has been a member of the paediatric team at Monash Medical Centre and has coordinated the assessment programs at the Krongold Centre at Monash University. Cathy believes in providing comprehensive and individualised assessments to help the paediatric team with the diagnosis of such disorders, such as autism, learning disability and ADHD. In her spare time Cathie loves bushwalking, swimming in the sea and reading books that she can pass on to friends.

You can book an appointment by texting 0422 479 832

Cathie Hughes

Cathie Hughes

Cathie is an experienced educational and developmental psychologist who has worked extensively in the Bayside area in private practice. She has been a member of the paediatric team at Monash Medical Centre and has coordinated the assessment programs at the Krongold Centre at Monash University. Cathy believes in providing comprehensive and individualised assessments to help the paediatric team with the diagnosis of such disorders, such as autism, learning disability and ADHD. In her spare time Cathie loves bushwalking, swimming in the sea and reading books that she can pass on to friends.

You can book by texting 0422 479 832

Dr. Michelle Gould

Dr. Michelle Gould holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. She currently works as a general paediatrician.

Dr. Gould completed her paediatric training at The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, after completing her medical degree at Monash University.

Dr. Gould is interested in a wide variety of general paediatric issues, including neonatal and infant health, asthma and eczema, constipation and encopresis, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders and developmental and behavioural paediatrics.

Dr. Gould also does some private neonates work. Outside of work enjoys spending time with her young family.

Michelle Gould
Emma Turner

Emma Turner

Emma graduated with an Honours Degree Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics from Monash University. She then completed post graduate SOS Feeding Therapy training and is working towards refining her clinical paediatric dietetics skills and increasing her case load.

Emma enjoys exploring the sensory properties of foods with her clients and helping them to increase their food vocabulary.

So its no surprise that Emma describes herself as a passionate foodie, and loves to cook and enjoy good food with family and friends.

Emma sees clients at Therapy Kitchen, Complete Children's Health and Redhouse Paediatrics.

To book email info@familydietetics.com.au or reach out to 0428 783 841

Rachel McGregor - Psychologist

Emma graduated with an Honours Degree Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics from Monash University. She then completed post graduate SOS Feeding Therapy training and is working towards refining her clinical paediatric dietetics skills and increasing her case load.

Emma enjoys exploring the sensory properties of foods with her clients and helping them to increase their food vocabulary.

So its no surprise that Emma describes herself as a passionate foodie, and loves to cook and enjoy good food with family and friends.

Emma sees clients at Therapy Kitchen, Complete Children's Health and Redhouse Paediatrics.

To book email info@familydietetics.com.au or reach out to 0428 783 841

Emma Turner