Dr. Kate Riney

Dr Kate Riney (MB BCh BAO, MRCP(Irl), MRCPCH(UK), FRACP (General Paediatrics and Neurology), PhD) is a Senior Specialist, Paediatric Neurologist & Epileptologist working at Gold Coast Child Neurology and at the Mater Children’s Hospital, Brisbane. She is also a Senior Lecturer at the Mater Medical Research Institute – University of Queensland, Chief Executive Officer of the Australia and New Zealand Child Neurology Society, Secretary of the Epilepsy Society of Australia, Chair of the Queensland Paediatric Epilepsy Network and is a member of the Steering Committee, Queensland Health Statewide Child and Youth Clinical Network.

Dr Riney has international roles that include serving as a member of the Commission on Classification and Terminology of the International League Against Epilepsy. Dr Riney is a member of the American Epilepsy Society, the International Child Neurology Society, the Asian and Oceanian Child Neurology Association and the British Paediatric Neurology Association.

Dr Riney is a Paediatric Neurologist with sub-specialist interest in epilepsy. She has an active role in a number of areas of paediatric neuroscience research, including involvement in international epilepsy research consortiums. Her areas of particular interest include risks of epilepsy including SUDEP, epilepsy surgery, metabolic epilepsies, tuberous sclerosis and epilepsy genetics. Dr Riney has authored a number of research papers and chapters in paediatric neurology books.

Dr Riney currently works full time in a public tertiary paediatric neurology setting Brisbane and consults privately at Gold Coast Child Neurology once a month.