About

Dr Elliot is a clinician, educator and health communicator who has more than 20 years experience working and training in Medicine.  As a hands-on parent himself, Dr Elliot is committed to practical, useful health care and communication.

Clinician

  • Dr Elliot trained through the Sydney Children’s Hospital’s Network Randwick.  He holds dual qualifications as a specialist in both General Paediatrics (the care of newborns, children and young people) and Community Child Health (developmental and behavioural medicine, public health and child protection).  
  • During his paediatric specialist training, Dr Elliot was awarded the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Examination Medal in Paediatrics as the candidate with the highest examination mark in Australia and New Zealand.  
  • He currently works in both in private consulting rooms in Kogarah, as a Staff Specialist Paediatrician at St George Hospital, Sydney and he holds an honorary Staff Specialist position in the Department of Community Child Health at Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick. 
  • Dr Elliot is the paediatrician for the St George Paediatric Multidisciplinary Complex Feeding Clinic.  In August 2016 Dr Elliot and the clinic team were awarded the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Award for Innovation in Integrated Care.
  • In 2013 Dr Elliot worked as a Fellow in Refugee Child Health at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network  and was part of the team recognised by a NSW Premier’s Award for the program Optimising Health and Learning for Newly Arrived Refugee Children.  
  • Dr Elliot’s practice is evidence-based and up to date.  He regularly attends relevant conferences and is an active member of the Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society of Australasia.

Research

  • Dr Elliot is Chief Investigator for the multi-centre Supporting Children with Complex Feeding Difficulties (SuCCEED) Study, aimed at improving the care of children with complex feeding problems
  • The SuCCEED Study is one of the first projects funded by the newly-formed Sydney Partnership for Health Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE).
  • Further information is available at www.childfeeding.org.

Health communication

education

  • Dr Elliot is a Conjoint Lecturer at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and has received student-nominated awards for his teaching.  
  • Working for UNSW he developed an innovative module to teach fundamental clinical skills in paediatrics to junior medical students, which was presented at an international Medical Education conference.
  • He is an Instructor for Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia, and regularly teaches on advanced paediatric life support skills courses around the country.
  • As a member of the editorial committee and a contributor to OnTheWards.org, he is a part of the global FOAMed (Free Open Access Medical Education) movement.