Dr Kim McLennan

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Area: Paediatric, Rehabilitation Medicine

Dr Kim McLennan is a Rehabilitation Paediatrician at the Queensland Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland.

Dr McLennan has been a medical practitioner for 30 years and has 17 years of specialist experience in Paediatric Rehabilitation Medicine in the public and private sector. She works with infants, children, and young people with congenital and acquired impairments to help them improve function and participation. She works closely with families, therapists and leads a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team.

Dr McLennan has experience in the provision of medical reports.

Qualifications and Fellowships

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with First Class Honours, University of Queensland, Brisbane, 1988
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)  (Paediatrics), 2003
  • Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (FAFRM) (Paediatric Rehabilitation Medicine), RACP, 2010

Current Positions

  • Senior Staff Specialist, Deputy Director, Queensland Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (QPRS), Queensland Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Queensland
  • Chair, Faculty Paediatric Rehabilitation Training and Assessment Committee, AFRM, RACP

Areas of Expertise

  • Assessment and rehabilitation management of children with acquired neurological conditions, including brain injury and spinal cord injury.
  • Physical treatments and interventions for children with cerebral palsy including botulinum toxin injections, intrathecal baclofen and selective dorsal rhizotomy.
  • Management of children living with limb difference, including amputations.

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