Dr Chloe-Maryse Baxter

Dr Chloe

Dr Chloe-Maryse Baxter

General Paediatrician

BSc(Hons) MBChB MHPE MSc FRACP

Clinical interests

Dr Chloe is a Specialist Paediatrician with Fellowship of the Royal Australiasian College of Physicians. She provides holistic care for a wide range of conditions in all ages. Her particular interests include newborn and infant health, feeding and nutrition, skin conditions, eczema, asthma and allergies, and neurodevelopmental differences such as autism, learning difficulties and ADHD.  She also helps with a variety of acute and chronic issues affecting children’s health and wellbeing including positive parenting, sleep, behavioural concerns, learning and development.

Background and experience

Dr Chloe is originally from Scotland and studied Medicine with European Studies at the University of Manchester in England.  Her paediatric training was through the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network, and the Royal Hospital for Children in Melbourne. She has also trained at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney, as well as regional hospitals in Victoria and NSW.

Dr Chloe has a BSc in Medical Ethics and Law (1st class honors, Manchester University), and Masters degrees in Medical Education (Maastricht University) and Paediatric Emergency Medicine (Distinction, Edinburgh University).  She is the lead author of the textbook The Practical Guide to Medical Ethics and Law (published by PasTest), and has published work in leading academic journals.  Chloe also works in the Emergency Department at Frankston Hospital and tutors medical students at the University of Melbourne.  She speaks French and Dutch, and conversational Italian.

Practice philosophy

Dr Chloe is a holistic paediatrician and aims to treat the underlying cause of issues.  As a mother of four children, she understands the practicalities of modern parenting and values each child’s uniqueness.  She believes in family-centred care, allowing children to reach their full potential.