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 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.

Dr Jeevani Ranaweera
Dr Ruby Hameed

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 2 year certificate training in Paediatric allergy for Paediatrician at RCH. She is a member of ASCIA and continued 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 18 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)

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.

Cathie Hughes
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.

Rachel McGregor

Rachel is a experienced psychologist providing tailored intervention programs for children. Rachel has been working in the field since 2004 and is passionate about achieving meaningful outcomes for children and their families. 

Rachel has worked as a school psychologist, in behaviour intervention programs and general child psychology practice. Rachel completed her psychology training in Sydney and has completed postgraduate training in behaviour analysis. Rachel has a special interest working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and children with behavioural and developmental conditions. Rachel utilises a range of interventions including behaviour analysis, cognitive behaviour therapy, ACT, and parent training. 

Rachel lives on the Mornington Peninsula with her husband and four boys.

Rachel McGregor - Psychologist
Filomena Micozzi

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 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 encoperesis, ADHD and autism spectrum disorders, and developmental and behavioural paediatrics.

Dr. Gould also does some Private Neonates work and outside of work enjoys spending time with her young family.

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.

Rachel McGregor - Psychologist