Dr. Riju Mittal
Paediatrician, Clinical Director

Dr. Riju Mittal brings over 24 years of experience in Paediatrics in Melbourne, specialising in addressing the complex developmental and behavioural needs of children. Her expertise covers a wide range of conditions including Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and ADHD.

Dr. Mittal conducts thorough assessments of children’s development, with a particular emphasis on autism spectrum disorder, using evidence-based standardised assessment tools. She places great importance on establishing strong relationships with each child and family to fully understand their concerns and expectations. Dr. Mittal collaborates closely with families, allied health professionals, educators, general practitioners, and sub- specialists to ensure the best possible care for every child.

She holds dual qualifications in General Paediatrics and Community Child Health. Dr. Mittal’s practice is firmly grounded in evidence and stays current through active participation in relevant conferences and memberships in professional societies such as the Australasian Society for Developmental Paediatrics (ASDP), Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA) and American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP).

With affiliations at Western Health and previous roles at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Austin Hospital, Monash Medical Centre, Sunshine Hospital, and Werribee Mercy Hospital for Women, Dr. Mittal brings a wealth of experience in neonatology and Paediatrics. She regularly contributes to medical education by providing formal teaching to paediatricians, trainees, and medical students.

In addition to English, Dr. Mittal is proficient in Hindi and Marathi, which enhances her ability to connect with a diverse range of patients and families. Being a mum of three herself, she knows how important good care is for children and always does her best to help them.


  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Developmental Delay
  • Behavioural Problems
  • Feeding & Sleep Problems
  • Paediatric Continence Issues
  • General Paediatric Issues

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