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Best Paediatric Surgeons in London, UK

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Expert in: Paediatric Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
30 years of experience

 Mr Joseph Curry is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon who trained on the South East of England rotation and was awarded the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons' medal for outstanding performance in the intercollegiate examination prior to taking up his current post in 2003. He is currently the most senior neonatal and paediatric surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Mr Curry's main areas of interests include gastrointestinal (bowel) surgery and treating children born with abnormalities of the abdominal wall, diaphragm and gastrointestinal tract. Particular areas of expertise are in oesophageal surgery, anti-reflux surgery and lower bowel surgery including children with ano-rectal anomalies, Hirschsprung’s disease and inflammatory bowel disease. He is also highly experienced in laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery even in infants as small as 1kg.

Mr Curry is also highly active in training senior trainees in surgery in his NHS practice. He holds a post-graduate Certificate and Diploma in medical education from the University of London. He is currently the representative for the South of England on the executive committee of the British association of Paediatric Surgeons.

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Expert in: Paediatric Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
28 years of experience
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Simon Clarke is a Consultant Paediatric surgeon with over 13 years experience and is currently the Clinical Director for Children's surgical services at the Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust & The Royal Brompton Hospital, in West London. 

Mr Clarke completed his training in London at Great Ormond Street Hospital, St Georges and Chelsea & Westminster as well as holding an associate professorship in the academic unit in Hong Kong. Mr Clarke’s extensive training has led him to have over 40 published articles and 5 book chapters. Mr Clarke has an interest in training paediatric surgeons and has developed and runs courses both in the simulation of operations as well as minimal access surgical techniques.

Mr Simon Clarke is a board member on the national training committee for the UK and Ireland and has been awarded 9 clinical Excellence awards during his 13 years as a consultant. 

In 2017 he was elected President of the British Association of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons.

Mr Clarke has a busy practice in West London and specialises in minimally invasive surgery for procedures such as inguinal hernia but also gastro-oesophageal reflux and lower Gastrointestinal conditions.




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Expert in: Paediatric Surgery
25 years of experience

Mr Okoye is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon in London. He specialises surgery in children up to the age of 16. He works in the NHS at St George's Hospital in South London.  His training in paediatric surgery has taken him to leading specialist centres including Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital, Diana Princess of Wales Children’s Hospital, Birmingham and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He also went on to be awarded an MD from the University of Liverpool. 

Mr Okoye performs a full range of general surgical operations in children. His specialises in oncologial surgery, dealing with cancer and tumours of childhood. He deals with solid childhood tumours, complex gastrointestinal problems and in paediatric thoracic surgery.

His main NHS base St. Georges Hospital, in partnership with the Royal Marsden, is one of only two centres providing surgery for tumours of childhood in London. Mr Okoye is very experienced in the use of laparoscopic (keyhole) procedures in children. 

Mr Okoye is a member of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons. He has served as it's chair since 2012. Mr Okoye is widely published in the peer-reviewed paediatric journals. Throughout his practice he has used his experience to train junior surgeons and has an active interest in medical education.

Fellow: Royal College of Surgeons

Member: British Association of Paediatric Surgeons

Member: International Paediatric Surgical Oncology Association

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Expert in: Paediatric Surgery
15 years of experience

Mr Feilim Murphy is the lead Consultant Paediatric Urologist as St George’s Hospital in South London.  This forms the base for his NHS practice. He is the Caregroup Lead for Paediatric Surgery. 

Dr Murphy works closely with a wonderful multi-disciplinary team always aining to provide world-class care for every single child. The team's motto : ‘to improve the outcome for every single child’  

Mr Murphy's use of minimally invasive urological surgery has defined his clinical practice. He has a special interest in the undescended testis, wetting disorders and children with special needs who are incontinent. He has written the BAPU (The British Association of Paediatric Urologists) document outlining standards of care for undescended testes and megaureters.

His medical training has included  working in Ireland at both Temple Street Children’s Hospital and Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children. He then worked in Australia and New Zealand, before returning to Dublin to complete his paediatric surgical training. On completion he was awarded a fellowship in paediatric surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He worked as a Consultant Paediatric Urologist in Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children before moving to St George's NHS Hospital in South London.

He is a member of numerous international paediatric surgery and urology organisations and a regular reviewer for many prestigious national and international journals. He has published many scientific articles and paper, book chapters and international research presentations and is the research lead for paediatric surgery and urology in St George’s hospital. He has been invited worldwide to talk about the key issues in paediatric urology and potential for future improvements in the field. 



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Expert in: Paediatric Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
24 years of experience

Mr A R Khan is a Specialist Paediatric Surgeon/Urologist with more than 26 years’ experience in the field. He has conducted over 7000 circumcisions on adults, children and infants at London Circumcision Clinic UK.

Mr Khan has been working as Specialist Paediatric Surgeon / Urologist at Cambridge University Hospitals, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge UK for more than 15 years. He also worked in Saudi Arabia for 7 years as a Consultant and Assistant Professor in Paediatric Surgery/Urology. He has been working in an NHS Hospital at various levels of responsibility, including locum Consultant in Paediatric Surgery/Urology since 2003. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in Paediatric Surgery and a Fellow of the European Board of Paediatric Surgery.




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Expert in: Paediatric Surgery
21 years of experience
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Urology , Male and Female Incontinence + 3 more

Mrs Aruna Abhyankar is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon with a well established and successful NHS practice with specialisation in paediatric surgery. 

Mrs Abhyankar's areas of interest include a wider range of paediatric urology surgery including hypospadias and  incontinence management. She also looks after  a wide range general paediatric surgery. eg circumcision, hernia, Hydrocele, constipation.

Mrs Abhyankar is able to deliver care to children and young adults with her clinical experience.


Mrs Abhyankar has completed qualification in adult general surgery and paediatric surgery through formal training programmes and specialist fellowships. 

FRCS and MCh in Paediatric Surgery

On specialist register of GMC for Paediatric Surgery

FRCS and MS in Adult General Surgery 

Programme director for paediatric surgery: 2014-Jan 2020

She adheres the 5 Cs

Clinical risk management: through clinical assessments and careful planning for any surgery.

Consent: Mr Abhyankar champions full adherence to Montgomery consent

Core Medical education: She believes a good grounding in basic medical education is the key for a thoughtful medical practice.

Clinical research: Setting up and completion of RCT and clinical observational studies in adult and paediatric patients with ongoing projects


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What is a Paediatric Surgeon?

Paediatric Surgeons specialise in general surgery on patients below the age of 16 years old. The majority of surgery is correcting congenital deformities such as congenital hernia and undescended testes as well as other intra-abdominal conditions.

When to see a Paediatric Surgeon?

You should consider visiting a Paediatric Surgeon if you have been told that your child needs surgery. Children have different anatomy and different responses to surgery and for this reason, Paediatric Surgeons are the most qualified specialists to treat younger children and infants. Paediatric subspecialties including Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. You may want to consider seeing one of these sub-specialised doctors if you need more specific care.

What conditions does a Paediatric Surgeon treat?

What procedures can you find at a Paediatric Surgery clinic?

  • Vasectomy (Male Sterilization)
  • PSA
  • Female And Reconstructive Urology
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Green Light Laser Prostatectomy
  • Rigid & Flexible Ureterorenoscopy And Laser Fragmentation Of Stones
  • Bladder Instillation
  • Gastrostomy-Jejunostomy Tube Insertion
  • Holmium Laser Enucleation Of The Prostate (HoLEP)
  • Micro-Surgical Sperm Retrieval (MESA)
  • Vasectomy Reversal
  • Inflatable Penile Prosthesis
  • Orchidectomy
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Prostatectomy (TURP)
  • Transurethral Resection Of A Bladder Tumour (TURBT)
  • Robotic Pyeloplasty
  • Robotic Cystectomy
  • Nerve Sparing Prostatectomy
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Blue Light Cystoscopy
  • Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE)
  • Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS)
  • Orchiopexy For Undescended Testicle (UDT)
  • Video Consultation