Consultant Neonatologist and Paediatrician
Dr.S.Siva is an experienced Neonatologist and expert Paediatrician who works as a staff specialist at The Townsville Hospital and as Adjunct Senior Lecturer for Paediatrics at the James Cook University, Townsville. After three years of private practice, he has now established Townsville Paediatrics Pty Ltd to enhance community health and patient care.
In new born care, prematurity, growth and development and behavioural paediatrics, Dr Siva believes in maximising physical health, emotional wellbeing and developmental potential of each child through partnerships with parents, caregivers, allied health professional, educators, GPs and paediatric sub-specialists.
Dr.S.Siva’s primary medical degree is from Tanjore Medical College, India, a premier institute in South India. He also holds a Diploma in Child Health and Post Graduate degree in Paediatrics from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He attained dual fellowship in Neonatology and Paediatrics from Royal Australasian College of Physicians, and was trained at Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital, Royal Children Hospital, Brisbane and The Townsville Hospital. He has more than 15 years of clinical experience in neonatology and paediatrics. He has worked at various teaching hospitals in India, Sri Lanka and Australia.