Some information about who we are and what we do

Our Team


Front of house is Desi our lovely secretary who has many years experience in paediatrics. Desi is a mother of three and understands the challenges of working, looking after one's own family and caring for ageing parents and extended family members. Desi has created and maintains our beautiful sunny balcony garden; full of flowers, herbs and citrus and olive trees. Desi brings a calm, mindful awareness to our clinic.

Desi works Monday to Thursday.

Dr Elisa Rough

Elisa portraitDr Elisa Rough graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1995 and has been working in paediatric medicine for over 20 years.  She has trained and worked in Perth, Western Australia and Lyon, France as well as in regional Victoria.  She enjoys all aspects of paediatric medicine, especially nutrition and mind-body medicine.  Elisa teaches at Monash University in the Health and Well-being program with Dr Craig Hassed.

Elisa is a mother of four children aged between 10 and 20 years.  She is also trained as a children’s yoga teacher and is currently training as a Joey scout leader. Elisa enjoys practising the French and German language and being involved in her local schools, scout group and church communities.  Elisa has presented overseas in France on the topic of mindfulness in paediatric medicine and she is looking forward to co-authoring a new book for families.


Dr Sargun Mahindroo

SMaine sq sml.jpgDr. Sargun Mahindroo is a paediatrician from Melbourne with sub-specialty training in Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics. She obtained her medical qualification at Adelaide University in 2007, following this, a Diploma in Paediatrics through Auckland University in New Zealand and most recently her Masters in Public Health through the University of Sydney.

Dr. Mahindroo did her advanced paediatric training at the Centre for Community Child Health at The Royal Children’s and Monash Children’s Hospitals. She has particular interests and expertise in the diagnosis and management of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning difficulties, Developmental delays, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Developmental trauma.

Dr. Mahindroo also has an interest in medical education and has links with The University of Melbourne where she teaches first year MD students.

As a mother of two young children, Dr. Mahindroo appreciates the challenges of parenting in todays world. She is committed to understanding the particular strengths and challenges that make each child and family unique.

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Please contact us for further information on any of our services.