Dr. Ryan Nichols
General Paediatrician & Adolescent Health Physician
Ryan’s Specialty Areas Include:
- Adolescent health and wellbeing.
- Developmental and behavioural problems, including assessment and management of ADHD and autism.
- Eating disorders and body image concerns
- Substance use problems
- Bedwetting and/or daytime urinary incontinence in older children and adolescents.
Ryan is a general paediatrician with a special interest in adolescent and young adult health. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) with a long history working in Sydney and throughout Western Australia, including the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney Children’s hospital, and Perth Children’s Hospital (previously Princess Margaret Hospital for Children). He is currently a Staff Specialist in South Western Sydney, Community Paediatrics and Youth Health.
Ryan has also completed specialist training in adolescent & young adult medicine (AYAM) and is a member of the International Society for Adolescent Health & Medicine.
Ryan has broad experience in both acute and general paediatrics as well as extensive experience in the common health problems of school age/adolescence. In caring for young people and their families Ryan’s vocational goal is to optimise wellbeing and function, in doing so positively affect the life trajectory of the future adult. He believes in a holistic approach to health care that focuses on empowerment of the young person.