Dr Rohit Saldanha
Paediatric Immunologist, and Allergist and
Rohit is a staff specialist Paediatrician at Bankstown hospital and a VMO at Sydney Children's Hospital and the Mater Hospital. Rohit completed his specialist training at Sydney Children’s Hospital and is actively involved in teaching and clinical research. His research focussed on examining the role of pollen allergens in atopic diseases. He has held postdoctoral positions in several leading research laboratories including the Australian Proteome Analysis Facility and the Children’s Cancer Institute Australia at UNSW to advance research in paediatrics.
Rohit is experienced in general paediatrics and neonatology and also manages patients with all forms of allergy, including food, drugs and environmental allergens. He has previously worked in the paediatric Intensive care unit at Randwick as well as the neonatal intensive care unit at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown. He also manages and treats disorders of the immune system including primary immunodeficiency and inflammatory disorders and is member of the CIRCA consortium for Immunogenomics .
Rohit is well versed in managing acute as well as chronic and complex medical issues in children. He employs evidence based medical research to develop management plans for his patients while focusing on the expectations of families to achieve the best outcome.