Dr Monique Bertinetti

Dr Monique Bertinetti is a specialist general paediatric and burns surgeon with sub-specialist interests in neonatal surgery, burns and scar management and thoracic surgery. She is currently a staff specialist at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Monique gained her BMedSci and MBBS at the University of Sydney prior to undertaking specialist surgical training in Sydney and Auckland. Prior to this she completed a dedicated year of specialist burns training at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Monique has a broad general paediatric surgery practice with minor procedures including circumcision, hernia and hydrocele repair, minimal invasive surgery (laparoscopy/thoracoscopy), orchidopexy for undescended testicles, tongue tie release and excision of skin lesions.

In addition, Monique has a particular interest in scar management, prevention and research and established the first paediatric scar clinic at CHW in 2018. She offers microneedling, CO2 laser therapy, dermabrasion and steroid injection for hypertrophic and keloid scars.

Monique enjoys educating junior and future doctors. She is a lecturer for the University of Sydney Medical School and faculty for Tiny Tots Trauma Simulation and Emergency Management of Severe Burns courses.


  • ANZAPS (Austalia and New Zealand Association of Paediatric Surgeons)
  • ANZBA (Australia and New Zealand Burns Association)