Queensland Paediatric Rehabilitation Service

The Queensland Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (QPRS) provides coordinated family-focused rehabilitation, health assessments and interventions for children and adolescents with a range of disabilities resulting from injury, illness or disease. Our goal is to maximise function, prevent or minimise predictable complications and improve quality of life for children. Our team cares for children and adolescents with:

  • acquired neurological injury or illness e.g. brain injury
  • spinal cord dysfunction
  • cerebral palsy and similar conditions
  • limb difference and amputation
  • rare complex conditions e.g. achondroplasia for developmental guidance.

Our specialist outpatient clinics include:

  • Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
  • Botulinum Toxin Injecting Clinic
  • Physical Assessment Clinic
  • Limb Difference Clinic
  • Cerebral Palsy Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Hip Surveillance Clinic
  • Neurocognitive Clinic
  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic
  • Achondroplasia Clinic
  • Feeding and Nutrition Clinic
  • Spinal Disabilities Clinic
  • Spina Bifida Clinic

Further information

For families and carers
For health professionals

The team

Director

Dr Priya Edwards MBBS, FRACP, FAFRM

Paediatric rehabilitation consultants

 Dr Theresa Carroll MBBS, FRACP, FAFRM

Dr Lisa Copeland MBBS FRACP FAFRM

 Dr Owen Gillies BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRACP, FAFRM

Dr Kim Mclennan MBBS, FRACP, FAFRM

 Dr Kate Rodwell

Paediatricians

 Dr Sasaka Bandarayanke

 Dr Nicola Previtera MBBS, DCH (Lond), FRACP

Orthopaedic Surgeons

 Dr Ivan Astori MBBS, FRACS (Ortho)

 Dr David Bade

 Dr John Walsh