Associate Professor Sloane Madden is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist recognised for his expertise in the management of eating, mood and anxiety disorders. Prof Madden has more than 20 years’ experience in the field of eating disorders. He is the Eating Disorder Service Coordinator for the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network and has been the Director of The Eating Disorder Service at the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network (Westmead Campus) NSW since 2000. He has been the director of the Eating Disorder Service at Northside Clinic (St Leonards) since 2017.
Prof Madden is a past President of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorder who awarded him a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and of the US-based Academy of Eating Disorders, where he was a board member for 5 years and responsible for Research Practice Integration.
Prof Madden has served as a member and adviser to various professional and government bodies and has participated in the development of the College of Psychiatrists, Eating Disorder Guidelines for professionals and consumers. He has been a steering committee chair for the Federal Government, funded National Eating Disorder Collaboration
Prof Madden is one of Australia’s foremost researchers in the eating disorder field and has published over 100 peer reviewed scientific articles and abstracts. He has been a chief investigator on multiple NHMRC grants. Prof Madden’s research has three major foci including the treatment of anorexia nervosa, early onset eating disorders and the neurobiology of eating disorders.
Prof Madden sees children, adolescents and adults for assessment and management of eating disorders. Prof Madden also sees children with depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Prof Madden works at Redleaf on Wednesdays, however currently his books are closed to new patients.