Dr Duncan Nass


General Paediatrician

Dr Duncan Nass is a General Paediatrician who enjoys all aspects of caring for paediatric patients and their families, from the newborn period through to adolescents. He has a particular interest in working with babies, children and families with developmental and behavioural needs, along with a variety of acute and complex medical conditions such as asthma, eczema, constipation and gastrointestinal issues.

Dr Nass became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians following graduation from the University Of Wollongong Graduate School Of Medicine and completing his paediatric specialisation at the Sydney Children’s hospital. He currently has appointments as a consultant Paediatrician at Liverpool Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick, where he has also served as the Chief Resident Medical officer. Prior to his professional medical training, Dr Nass worked and managed, a group respite service for Northern Beaches children with disabilities, giving him a rounded and holistic approach to clinical care that he continues to incorporate into his practice.

Dr Bronwyn Chan


General Paediatrician

Dr Chan is a general paediatrician with expertise in both acute and chronic paediatric medical conditions  from newborns to adolescents, with particular interests in newborn and infant care, and management of chronic and complex medical conditions. Her focus is on patient centered care with an emphasis on supporting families, and strong communication with their health care providers including General Practitioners, allied health and other specialist medical providers.

Dr Chan has practiced as a consultant general paediatrician since 2005. She is a Staff Specialist paediatrician at Royal North Shore Hospital, and has VMO appointments at North Shore Private Hospital and The Mater Hospital. She has a close affiliation with the tertiary specialist children’s hospitals in Sydney, particularly Sydney Children’s Hospital, having trained in general paediatrics, and subsequently practiced as a Consultant Paediatrician there for almost 17 years before establishing practice in the North Shore area.

Dr Chan has an interest in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in paediatrics, and spent 7 years as a clinical academic in curriculum development and teaching at the University of New South Wales School of paediatrics. She has had previous consultant appointments at Bankstown Hospital and in Rural Locum practice which have given her a breadth of experience in all areas of paediatric clinical medicine.

Dr Joanne Smuk


General Paediatrician

Dr Smuk is a Consultant Paediatrician who enjoys all aspects of paediatric care and parenting concerns, from newborns to adolescents. She has a particular interest in working with families as they adjust to the challenges of a newborn, general paediatric issues such as asthma, eczema, constipation, growth issues, infant and child development and the management of children with complex medical needs.  She finds it a privilege to support families in understanding and managing the diverse range of medical conditions that babies and children can experience.

Dr Smuk has a VMO appointment at Royal North Shore Hospital. She has been working in Paediatric Medicine for over 10 years. Dr Smuk completed her Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Sydney and trained as a General Paediatrician with the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Prior to commencing medical training, Dr Smuk completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) and practised for a number of years as a Paediatric Speech Pathologist. She has also provided respite care for families with children with developmental disabilities.

Dr Smuk is a mother of four young children and can relate to the many challenges of parenthood. When not working she enjoys spending time with her family, photography and enjoying Sydney’s beaches.

Dr Samantha Lade


General Paediatrician

Samantha is a general paediatrician with a special interest in unsettled babies and feeding. She has worked in the feeding clinic at Westmead Children’s and Royal North Shore and also has experience with eating disorders.

Dr Lade is a visiting medical officer at Westmead Children’s Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Sam has also worked in Singapore and therefore has extensive experience in travel medicine and vaccinations.

When not working Sam enjoys running, completing multiple half marathons and spending time with her family of two active boys.

Dr Adrienne Moline


Developmental and General Paediatrician

Dr Moline is a developmental and general paediatrician who is a passionate advocate for vulnerable populations and has developed specialist multidisciplinary clinics for infants at risk of cerebral palsy due to birth trauma or prematurity; for infants and children born to substance using mothers and for adolescents with eating disorders. She has worked extensively with children who have complex developmental and behavioural needs including Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD.

Dr Moline undertook 10 years of paediatric training through the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network working in developmental paediatrics, community paediatrics, child protection and general paediatrics. She has a further 10 years of specialist experience working in the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District as a Consultant Paediatrician. Dr Moline is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and a member of the RACP Chapter of Community Child Health. She has a Masters of Public Health and a Masters of Health Management, both from the University of New South Wales.