Dr Robert Tait

Meet Dr Tait

Dr Robert Tait is a specialist paediatrician at both Royal Darwin Hospital and Darwin Private Hospital.​ He is also a visiting paediatrician to Gove District hospital. Dr Tait is the founding doctor of Darwin Paediatrics, which opened at Darwin Private Hospital in 2014.

Dr Tait completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Following this, he spent time working in Tygerberg hospital in Cape Town, and following that, two years in Northern KwaZula - Natal (Border of South Africa and Mozambique), where he obtained his diploma in HIV management.

In 2008, Dr Tait came to Sydney, where he went on to complete his paediatric specialist training at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick. During his training, Dr Tait also spent time working at the British Columbia Children’s hospital in Vancouver.

Dr Tait is Chairman of both the Northern Territory State Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and the Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) for Darwin Private Hospital. He was also recently appointed to sit on the National College Council Committee of RACP.