Dr Emilia Esterman is a General Paediatrician with a special interest in chronic and complex care, disability and paediatric rehabilitation medicine. She enjoys working with children of all ages, from newborns to adolescents, across a range of general paediatric, neurodevelopmental and rehabilitation issues.
Emilia is a Sydney local and completed her medical degree at the University of Sydney. She undertook her specialist paediatric training through The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and additionally completed a 2-year fellowship in Paediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Sydney Children’s Hospital and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She has experience in brain injury, spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal disorders (including achondroplasia and hypermobility spectrum disorders) and spina bifida. In addition to complex care, Emilia enjoys all aspects of paediatric care including newborn care, asthma, constipation, nocturnal enuresis, growth and development. Emilia seeks to support and empower families through a patient and family-centred approach. She has considerable experience in multi-disciplinary care, involving allied health practitioners, psychologists and schools. She also has experience supporting families navigating the NDIS.
Outside of medicine, Emilia loves spending time with her family and is currently undergoing a toddler-led intensive in dinosaurs while simultaneously committing every known Julia Donaldson book to memory.