Dr Alpana Kulkarni is a founder and Director of Wexford kids and has over 25 years of experience in paediatrics. She completed her training in General & Developmental Paediatrics through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and has worked in various tertiary hospitals in Perth, Melbourne, Hobart & Adelaide.
Dr. Kulkarni has been working as a General Behavioural/ Developmental Pediatrician at the Child Development Centre (West Perth and Armadale) and in the private sector since 2005. She has extensive experience in the management of a wide range of medical, developmental & behavioural problems in children & young people. She is appointed as Senior Clinical Lecturer at the School of Paediatrics and Child Health (UWA). She is also an examiner for undergraduates at the University of Western Australia and is actively involved in the training of undergraduate and postgraduate medical students in Paediatrics.
In 2004, Dr. Kulkarni was awarded a Telethon Fellowship for research in an autism phenotype genotype study. She is a member of the Neurobehavioural and Paediatric Society of Australasia (NBPSA), Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA) and Western Australian Autism Diagnosticians' Forum (WADDF). Dr. Kulkarni is a certified Griffiths and Bayle's Developmental Tester, Autism Assessment trained member and certified 3di Autism Diagnostician. She also has training in Leadership and Family Partnership programs. She is passionate about helping children achieve their full potential.
Dr Kulkarni is a proud mother of two girls and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.