Dr Suparna Vaidya
Dr Suparna Vaidya is a General Paediatrician providing care for children of all ages, from birth through to adolescence.
Her expertise encompasses the management of a broad range of paediatric issues, including newborn and infant feeding problems, settling and sleeping issues, rashes, eczema, food intolerance and allergies, constipation, bed-wetting, wheeze and asthma. She can also assist with poor growth, developmental and behavioural concerns, as well as the care of children with complex medical needs and chronic conditions.
She applies an evidence-based approach to diagnosis, treatment, and management, and recognises the importance of holistic family-centred care. She believes that effective communication with families and understanding their goals, values, and preferences is the heart of paediatric medicine.
Dr Vaidya can work in collaboration with other care providers, like allied health therapists, GPs, specialists, and support services to achieve the best outcomes for the children she sees.
She holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) which she completed in India. She has over a decade of experience working in paediatrics both in the UK and Australia. She holds a Fellowship in General Paediatrics with The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP).
She has trained in many hospitals in Brisbane, including the Queensland Children’s Hospital, Mater Mothers Hospital, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, The Prince Charles Hospital, Redlands Hospital, and Logan Hospital. She also enjoyed working in Rockhampton Hospital, which was part of her rural training.
She is passionate about children’s rights and welfare, and since an early age was involved in social work with the Youth Red Cross Society in India, including the Pulse Polio immunisation program, blood donation campaigns, and volunteer work for child health organisations. This is when she discovered her passion for paediatrics.
Being a mother herself, she recognises and appreciates the many challenges of parenting. She is fluent in three languages, namely English, Hindi, and Marathi, and can also understand Telugu. Her hobbies include baking, oil-painting and yoga.
Working as a paediatrician is immensely rewarding for Dr Vaidya, and she is enthusiastic and committed to delivering the best healthcare for your child.
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