Dr Katherine Parkhurst

Dr Katherine Parkhurst

General Paediatrician


Dr Katherine completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at Monash University with honours in 2009. She completed most of her Paediatric training at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne with further experience at The Royal Women’s Hospital. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Katherine is currently completing further studies in Medical Clinical Leadership.

Katherine is a dedicated General Paediatrician with a special interest in neonates and medical education. She works as a Paediatrician at Peninsula Health and is actively involved in teaching junior medical staff. Katherine has worked across multiple departments within the Royal Children’s Hospital and has worked within specialist clinics including allergy, dermatology and sleep medicine.

Dr Katherine is a passionate paediatrician specialising in the care of children, from birth to adolescence. Katherine has clinical interests in allergy, asthma, continence and development. She is also experienced in sleep, feeding, growth issues and follow up of ex-premature infants. Katherine is committed to proving excellent clinical care for her patients and families.