Dr Reetika Dhir
MBBS, MD, FRACP
General and Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrician
Dr Reetika Dhir is a dynamic and talented paediatrician who specializes in developmental and behavioural paediatrics.
Reetika trained in various institutions in Australia and overseas including Royal Children’s Hospital, Monash Medical Centre and Austin Health. She completed her specialist paediatric training at The Royal Children’s hospital where she specialized in Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics at The Centre for Community Child health. Reetika gained further experience working in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at The Integrated Mental Health Service at the RCH, Melbourne. At the RCH, she has been a paediatrician in the Learning Disabilities Clinic, Behaviour Clinic, ADHD Clinic and the School Function Program Clinic. She was involved with the Eating Disorders Clinic at The Austin Hospital.
Reetika was awarded The Young Investigator award by the Perinatal Research Society of The United States giving her the opportunity to conduct research in Neonatal Health with leading researchers of US.
Reetika’s clinical areas of expertise include:
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Developmental Delay
- Sleep disorders
- Irritable infants
- Feeding, eating and toileting problems
- Learning Difficulties
- Oppositional Behaviors
- Anxiety, Depression and Mood Disorders
- Unsettled infants
- General emotional and behavioural problems in teenagers, children and toddlers
- Eating Disorders
Reetika values a team approach to promote the best outcome for the child.
Reetika is a mother of two teenagers and loves to dance and cycle in her free time.
Fax: 03 90178929