David Tickell – Ballarat Health Services

David Tickell-panelist photoDr. David Tickell trained at the University of Melbourne and then specialised at Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.  

He completed the end of his speciality training in Albury-Wodonga then moved to Malawi, Africa, before returning to Australia.  


David has been in Ballarat for the last 9 years, having taken over the Head of Paediatrics in mid-2013 and opting for a ‘tree change’, with a permanent move to Ballarat with the entire family 4 years ago.

He has recently taken on the daunting role of Clinical Director Specialist Clinics, Women’s & Children’s Health and, for the last few years, has presided as the Chair of the Senior Medical Staff Engagement committee for Ballarat Health Services.