Dr Tony Walls, child health specialist and paediatric specialist, Christchurch NZ

Child Health Specialist,
Christchurch

Dr Walls can provide paediatric specialist advice and manage a wide range of child health problems. 

 

About Dr Tony Walls

Dr Tony Walls is an Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Otago, Christchurch and an Infectious Diseases Specialist. He trained in Infectious Diseases at Great Ormond Street Hospital, worked at the Harley Street Clinic, and has an M.D. through the University of London.

Since then he has worked as a Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases at the Sydney Children’s Hospital, before returning to NZ in 2010. He is an advisor to PHARMAC and the New Zealand Ministry of Health on vaccine policy matters, and is an author on the National Immunisation Handbook.

He is a board member of the World Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and his current research interests include the epidemiology of infections in children, and the safety and efficacy of RSV vaccination given during pregnancy.

Dr Tony Walls is currently employed as a Pediatric Infectious disease specialist and general paediatrician at Christchurch Hospital.

Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRACP) 2003

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D) University of London 2007

  • Diploma of Child Health (DCH) 1996

  • Diploma of Tertiary Teaching  2001

  • Diploma of Epidemiology  - University of London 2019

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) - University of Otago 1992

Affiliations

Dr Tony Walls affiliation with Otago University

University of Otago, ChristchurchAssociate Professor of Paediatrics

Dr Tony Walls affiliation with Matatiki Child & Youth Health Services CDHB

Matatiki - Child & Youth Health Services, Canterbury DHB

Dr Tony Walls affiliation with New Zealand Paediatric Society

Paediatric Society of New Zealand – Chair of the Infection and Immunisation Special Interest Group

Dr Tony Walls affiliation with Australian and NZ Paediatric Infectious Deseases group

Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ANZPID) group – New Zealand rep and lead for the Clinical Research Network (2012 - 2020)

Dr Tony Walls affiliation with the European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases

European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Dr Tony Walls affiliation with the World Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

World Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID) - Board Member (ANZPID Representative) & Member of the Education Committee

Government advisory roles

PHARMAC subcommittee on Immunisations

Ministry of Health technical advisory group on Immunisations

Ministry of Health committee for the verification of elimination of measles

 

Book an appointment for your child

To make an appointment please obtain a referral from your child’s GP.

Tony works from WeCare in Wigram Christchurch.

WeCare Health logo - where child health specialist Dr Tony Walls works

WeCareHealth 
67 Skyhawk Road, Wigram
Christchurch 8042

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