Dr Tjia completed training in paediatrics in 2005, and has continued working in both outpatient paediatrics, and paediatric emergency medicine (most recently at Monash) from that time on. He was awarded a PhD by the University of Queensland in 2015. His clinical areas of interest include infant and childhood growth and development, asthma, eczema, and seizures; and common concerns such as childhood headache, abdominal pain, vomiting and cough. He has a particular interest in the lives of twins since becoming father to three wonderful daughters, including twins.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Lennox St
Richmond VIC 3121

Special interests

  • General / outpatient paediatrics
  • Paediatric emergency medicine


  • PhD University of Queensland 2015
  • FRACP RACP 2005
  • MBBS University of Queensland 1994

Professional Associations

  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law
  • Medico-Legal Society of Queensland
  • Child Protection Practitioners Association of Queensland
Clinical institute

Critical Care Clinical Institute

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Dr Stephen Warrillow
The Critical Care Clinical Institute includes anaesthetics, emergency medicine and intensive care medicine.
Clinical institute

Internal Medicine Clinical Institute

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Dr Michelle Caldecott
The Institute encompasses the specialties of general medicine, geriatric medicine, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, general practice, hospital in the home and paediatric medicine.