About

Dr Monika Hasnat is a Paediatric Rehabilitation Specialists and sees children and young people with differences in function or disability. Monika is experienced in physical management of children with cerebral palsy, including assessment of muscle tone and movements, administration of botulinum toxin injections, and assessing children for interventions such as selective dorsal rhizotomy and intrathecal baclofen. Monika also has an interest in the rehabilitation care of children with spinal cord injury, neurological and neuromuscular conditions and acquired brain injury. Monika enjoys working together with children, their families, schools and allied health professionals to maximise the functional capacities of each individual.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Melbourne Paediatric Specialists

Suite 4.3, Level 4 48 Flemington Road
Parkville VIC 3052

Special interests

  • Paediatric Rehabilitation
  • Spasticity and dystonia management
  • Botulinum toxin injections

Research

  • Cochrane Review: Intrathecal baclofen for spasticity in children with cerebral palsy
  • Disclosure of Developmental Disability: A study of paediatricians' practices
  • Disclosure of Developmental Disability: parent satisfaction and the determinants

Qualifications

  • FRACP
  • FAFRM
  • MBBS
  • BMedSc(Hons)

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • AFRM
  • RMSANZ
  • AMA
The Institute encompasses the specialties of general medicine, geriatric medicine, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, general practice, hospital in the home and paediatric medicine.
Rehabilitation is delivered by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians who collaborate in providing care for patients, developing individualised programs and setting recovery goals.