Dr Jeremy Robertson is a paediatric and general haematologist who has dual qualifications with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Jeremy obtained his undergraduate medical degree from the University of Queensland, and following completion of his specialist training in 2007 Jeremy was awarded the highly sought-after Baxter Bioscience Haemostasis Fellowship at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children. He continues to maintain an active interest in research, teaching and evidence-based clinical practice.
Dr Robertson is the medical director of Little Red Drop, a Brisbane-based private practice catering for children and young adults with a range of benign (non-malignant) blood disorders. His special interests include inherited and acquired bleeding disorders, venous thrombosis and thrombophilia, immune and non-immune cytopenias, inherited red cell disorders (e.g. thalassemia, hereditary spherocytosis, G6PD deficiency), iron deficiency and overload, and neonatal haematology.
Services also include diagnostic bone marrow collection (under general anaesthetic) for paediatric patients, genetic counselling for thalassemia and thrombophilia, a comprehensive chronic transfusion program for patients with inherited red cell disorders, pre-splenectomy vaccination assessment and follow-up, and intravenous iron infusions for patients refractory to oral iron replacement. Telehealth appointments are available for patients in eligible areas.