Dr Kirsten (Kirsty) Walsh is an experienced general paediatrician. She sees children from newborns to 18 years of age with a wide variety of medical problems, including asthma, eczema, growth and development, nutritional issues and constipation. She has particular interests in acute paediatric medicine and neonatal medicine, seeing newborns with a range of issues including prematurity, slow weight gain and feeding issues. She cares for children on the paediatric ward at Epworth Richmond and for babies in special care nursery and on the post-natal ward at Epworth Freemasons. Trained at RCH Melbourne, Kirsten has public appointments at Eastern Health and Northern Health.

Kirsty teaches and mentors medical students and undergraduates and regularly teaches paediatric life support. With three young children of her own, Kirsty has a good understanding of the joys and challenges of parenting. She has a pragmatic, holistic approach to caring for unwell children.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond


Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Sessional Consulting Suites

Level 1, Suite 1.2 173 Lennox St
Richmond VIC 3121

Special interests

  • Acute paediatrics
  • Neonatal medicine
  • Growth and development
  • Infectious diseases/immigrant health
  • Medical education


  • MBBS The University of Melbourne 1999
  • DRANZCOG Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2003
  • FRACGP Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 2005
  • FRACP Royal Australasian College of Physicians 2012
  • MPH The University of Melbourne 2012

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • AMA
All our obstetricians are specialists, supported by experienced midwives. Epworth also treats a wide spectrum of gynaecological conditions.