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Dr Jerica Chai



Specialist Paediatrician

Jerica is a General Paediatrician, and graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2010. She completed her paediatric training in Victoria through the Royal Children’s Hospital and Monash Children’s Hospital training network and has worked in a number of Victorian hospitals. She is a member of Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society of Australasia (NBPSA) and Australian Chinese Medical Association of Victoria (ACMAV).

Jerica has experience in managing a wide range of medical, developmental and behavioural difficulties including developmental delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), learning difficulties, growth and nutritional difficulties.

Jerica is keen to empower families to best address their child’s health needs. Jerica adopts a holistic approach, and works collaboratively with educators and other allied health providers to achieve the best care. 

In addition to clinical work, Jerica had an active role teaching medical students and was one of the Lead Clinical Teaching Fellow at The University of Melbourne. 

Outside of work, Jerica enjoys having a good meal out with family and friends, travelling and running after her active children.

Dr Jerica Chai is currently taking new patients

Referrals must be triaged by our paediatric team before an appointment will be made



Days at Yarra Trail Medical




We cannot book an appointment with our paediatricians without a valid GP referral

A GP referral is valid for 12 months from the date of the first appointment. A specialist referral is valid for 3 months from the date of the first appointment

A new problem will require a new referral

We can accept referrals addressed to other paediatricians but only if they have not been used previously



Current waiting time for an appointment

4 - 6 months

Once booked, you can asked to be added to a cancellation list

Fees from 1 July 2024

Medicare rebate varies according to Medicare requirements

Initial Appointment

45 min - 60 min -  $510

Subsequent Appointments
20 min - $210

30 min - $300

40 min - $360

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