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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
21 years of experience
Allergy Medicine

Dr Sohi has worked in the field of paediatrics for the last 18 years. She received extensive training in various aspects of Paediatrics having trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Guy's and St. Thomas's Hospitals. She currently is an Honorary Consultant in The Department of Paediatric Allergy at St. Mary's Hospital in London and the Lead Consultant in Allergy in the Dept. of Paediatrics at The North Middlesex University Hospital where she is also an Acute General Paediatrician. She is also a project board member of The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health's National Allergy Care Pathways as well as a Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Examiner. 

Her areas of expertise include paediatric allergy, gastroenterology, immunology, and dermatology. Referrals for children with eczema, food allergies, asthma, hayfever (rhinitis), general allergy (urticaria and angioedema), rashes, fevers, vomiting, constipation, feeding difficulties, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, headaches, muscle & joint problems, general unwellness, immunisations and well-baby & child checks amongst other will be accepted.

Dr Sohi's clinics are on Friday mornings at 84, Harley Street, London (appointments can be made by calling 020 7079 4344) and on Tuesday mornings at Chase Lodge Hospital in Mill Hill, London (appointments can be made by calling 020 8358 7100). More urgent appointments and clinical queries can be made by contacting Dr Sohi at dsohi@doctors.org.uk

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
43 years of experience
Allergy Medicine , Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

Dr Pollock qualified in 1976 and began his initial training working in obstetrics and gynaecology. He has trained mainly in paediatrics in London and has experience working abroad in Canada and USA. He has undertaken research in food and food additive intolerance and house dust mite allergy - he has gained accreditation in general paediatrics. 

 

He is currently a consultant paediatrician at St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust - his research includes a funded study into eczema. He has published extensively in different fields. 

 

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Expert in: Audiovestibular Medicine
29 years of experience
Paediatric Audiology

Dr Sebastian Hendricks is a highly experienced Consultant in Paediatric Audiovestibular Medicine. Dr Hendricks is passionate about providing high-quality care with comprehensive testing, where the child and their family are central in the decision making.

He specialises in complex and complicated audiological (hearing & balance) conditions affecting children. As a specialist paediatric trained person, he has a holistic approach and sees beyond the hearing or balance problem.

Dr Hendricks qualified from the Hannover Medical School in 1991, before undertaking specialist training in various paediatric units in Germany, Austria, USA and Canada. He was recognised as a European Specialist for Paediatrics in 1998. Following this, he worked with colleagues in Qatar establishing a paediatric specialist polyclinic, before moving to the UK and working as a paediatrician in Hertfordshire.

In 1999 Dr Hendricks began his sub-specialist training in Audiovestibular Medicine, working in a number of renowned institutions including Great Ormond Street Hospital National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Royal Surrey County Hospital and the Royal National Throat Nose & Ear Hospital. During this time, he completed his Master’s Degree in Audiological Medicine at the Institute for Child Health and was awarded Specialist Registration in Audiovestibular Medicine in 2004.

After completing his training, he was appointed Consultant and Clinical Lead for Paediatric Audiology and Audiovestibular Medicine for the Royal Free London NHS Foundation trust. He was in this position for over 15 years. During this time he was also an honorary consultant at the Nuffield Hearing & Speech Centre at the Royal National ENT & Eastman Dental Hospital (UCLH - University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust). Since August 2018 he was also asked to take over some specialist work at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
In April 2020, Dr Hendricks was appointed as permanent Consultant in Paediatric Audiovestibular Medicine at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

Alongside his clinical work, Dr Hendricks is actively involved in audiovestibular research. His research interests include Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder, Auditory Evoked Potentials and Otitis Media (glue ear). His interest is also in developing new tools and systems for hearing. With Thomson Screening he developed the SchoolScreener, an automated assessment method to screen hearing in school-age children. A system that is used widely within the NHS in the UK and now also internationally. Further new systems are in development.
He also works with other companies to innovate how children and young people with hearing loss can live better.

Dr Hendricks is the honorary treasurer of the International Association of Physicians in Audiology and Medical Director of Thomson Screening. He was Chair of the Paediatric Audiology Interest Group (PAIG) and of the British Association of Audiovestibular Physicians and led various groups within the organisation. He is also a member of the British Association of Paediatricians in Audiology and was an active member of its Development Group.

Dr Hendricks loves to spend time with his two school-age children. He has detailed knowledge of the needs and complexities of children with additional needs. He is a school governor.

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
29 years of experience
Neonatal Medicine , Paediatric Gastroenterology

Dr Jideofor O Menakaya is an experienced Consultant Paediatrician based in London and
Middlesex. A General and Neonatal Paediatrician, he is also the Lead Clinician for
Paediatric Gastroenterology at Hillingdon Hospital. He was formerly the Clinical Lead for Neonatal Services at Hillingdon Hospital and the Lead Paediatrician at The BMI Bishopswood Hospital, Northwood Middlesex.

Jide was appointed a Consultant Paediatrician with Specialist Interest in Neonatology in 2003 after Specialist Training in General Paediatrics and Neonatal Medicine in London, Hampshire, West Midlands and Australia. In 2007, he was appointed Honorary Consultant Paediatrician in Paediatric Gastroenterology at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London.

He has a wealth of experience in the assessment and management of medical disorders affecting children including paediatric emergency care. In addition, he has specific expertise in the care of newly born babies and infants including those born prematurely. He is also well versed in the management of children with disorders of the gastro-intestinal tract.

In addition to his clinical duties as a medical consultant, his other roles include his work as a clinical researcher, a medical educator, a trainer and mentor for post graduate doctors, a UK Resuscitation Council Instructor On Newborn Life Support, a Provider of Advanced Paediatric Life Support and a Neonatal Simulation Facilitator. He is also a National Trustee of ORCHYD, a Charity for Disabled Childre

Dr Menakaya specialises in general paediatric disorders, neonatal diseases, paediatric gastroenterology, child-hood nutrition particularly faltering growth, coeliac disease, micronutrient deficiency and childhood immunisation. He has published several papers on paediatric and neonatal medicine and has lectured at many venues around the world.

His favourite hobbies are cycling, running, singing and travelling. He is married and lives in London with his wife and two children.

Please visit his website: www.moorparkpaediatrics.com for more information about his services.

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
Recommended by 1 specialist
34 years of experience
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine , Paediatric Rheumatology

Dr Benjamin Jacobs is a consultant Paediatrician in London, UK. He trained in London before taking up a four-year lecturer post (Honorary Senior Registrar) at the University of Manchester. During this lectureship, Dr Jacobs submitted his thesis on the psychology of children's eczema which saw him awarded a three-year fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada from 1996-1999. Before returning to the UK he obtained an MSc in Clinical Epidemiology with a thesis on influenza in children (CARIFS).

Dr Jacobs works in London at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital with a specialist interest in the treatment of children and teenagers with bone or musculoskeletal problems, especially those relating to nutrition, bone disease, growing pains and Vitamin D. He is also experienced in the treatment of rare bone diseases such as osteogenesis, rickets and CRMO.

Dr Jacobs has spoken in international conferences about children's bone diseases and speaks on behalf of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Dr Jacobs is flexible and patients are seen within 2 to 3 days, just email or call us.

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
Recommended by 2 specialists
23 years of experience
Allergy Medicine

Professor Fox was awarded the Doctify Excellent Patient Experience 2018 award for his continued commitment to exceptional patient care.

Professor Adam Fox is a consultant Paediatric Allergist based in London, UK. Originally studying Medicine and Neuroscience at Cambridge University he went on to complete his clinical training at University College London. In 2006 he completed his specialist training in Paediatric Allergy. 

Adam has a specialist interest in the management of the food allergy and has extensive experience in the treatment of eczema, asthma, rhinitis (hayfever) and conjunctivitis as well as drug and insect sting allergy. 

He is a leader in his field and one of a few in the UK with a recognised higher specialist training Paediatric Allergy. 

Adam was awarded ‘Paediatric Allergist of the Year’ from Allergy UK in 2007. His doctoral thesis on peanut allergy received the Raymond Horton Smith prize from Cambridge University in 2012 and he was included in The Times ‘Britain’s 100 Best Children’s Doctor’s’ (2012). Adam received the William Frankland Award for Outstanding contribution to Allergy from the British Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology in 2015 and a National Clinical Excellence award from the UK Department of Health in 2016. He was also recognised by Doctify for 'Excellent Patient Experience' in 2018. His private practice - Allergy London was awarded 'Best Allergy Clinic - London' in the 2019 Global Health & Pharma Private Healthcare Awards.


 

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
16 years of experience
Paediatric Neurology , Child Mental Health

Dr Sarmishtha Sarkar is a Consultant Paediatrician with the current NHS base East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. She specialises in community child health and paediatric neurodisability and her areas of interest include Autism diagnosis and medical management, ADHD diagnosis and management, complex neurodevelopmental and neurodisability- motor disorders and epilepsy.

Dr Sarkar graduated from The University of Calcutta, India in 2000 with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery. In 2005 she attained her membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. In 2013 she completed additional training, Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Paediatrics and Community Child Health in 2013. She is highly educated and experienced; she has been working as a consultant for 7 years.

She is passionate about working with children, she aims to ensure each child’s emotional and physical wellbeing is taken into consideration and that they receive high standards of medical care. She has several affiliations and memberships including the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and British association for Community Child Health (BACCH).

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
18 years of experience
Paediatric Gastroenterology

Dr Daniel Crespi is an experienced Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist at The Royal Free Hospital London. He sees children from newborn to 18, and can offer parents rapid access to telephone and video consultations, as well as face to face appointments in some clinical situations.

Daniel sees infants, children and teenagers with a variety of gastrointestinal (GI) problems and conditions. 

These include:

abdominal pain, blood in stools, coeliac disease, constipation, diarrhoea, feeding problems, food allergy, gastro-oesophageal reflux, swallowing and vomiting problems, and concerns about weight loss and poor growth due to a GI cause.

Background

Dr Crespi qualified from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine, King’s College London in 2001, and subsequently trained in London in general paediatrics. He then specialised in paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition, working in several of the major paediatric gastroenterology and hepatology centres in London and Southampton.

Current Roles

Daniel has been a Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist since 2011 at the Centre for Paediatric Gastroenterology at the Royal Free Hospital in London. He has helped to develop the service there with new style nurse-led and telephone clinics, clinical governance and departmental guidelines and currently sits on the Hospital Drugs and Therapeutics Committee.

He is also involved in teaching medical students at University College London (UCL) Medical School, and was recently made an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor.

His Kids Gastro Care clinics are usually in North London (Hampstead and Golders Green) and in Elstree, Hertfordshire.

Memberships and research

He is a member of the:

  • British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (BSPGHAN)
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) motility working group of BSPGHAN
  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

Dr Crespi is also actively involved in research in paediatric inflammatory bowel disease.

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
18 years of experience
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

Dr Chinedu Nwokoro is a Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at The Royal London Children's Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust. He is Clinical Lead for asthma, wheezing disease and chronic lung disease of prematurity and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at The Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London. Dr Nwokoro qualified from Cambridge University medical school and trained at Great Ormond Street, St Mary’s, The Royal London and Cambridge. He obtained his doctoral thesis from Barts and the London School of Medicine.

Dr Nwokoro is an experienced general paediatrician with specific expertise in diseases of the respiratory tract. He is head of children’s asthma and chronic lung disease at Barts Health NHS Trust and leads the NEL STP community asthma improvement programme.

Dr Nwokoro has a keen interest in research and has published extensively on his area of expertise. He is also actively involved in education and teaches undergraduate medical students and supervises BSc programmes. He has taught in Sudan on behalf of the RCPCH and the Egyptian and Sudanese Medical Associations. He is a joint course director of the ‘Lung in Childhood’ London Paediatric Respiratory Medicine training programme.

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
30 years of experience
Child Mental Health , Paediatric Neurodevelopment , Paediatric Neurodisability

Dr Chelvi Kukendrarajah is a Consultant Paediatrician and Lead Clinician for the Central North West London Foundation Trust Community Paediatric Services in Hillingdon. She is a Consultant Paediatrician with an excellent record of training and many years of clinical experience. After graduation, she trained in Paediatrics and obtained her Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics. In 2003, and `she is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics in 2003.

Dr Kukendrarajah worked in the internationally renowned National Centre for Social Communication disorder, Harper House Children's Service in Radlett and in various Teaching hospitals such as St Mary's Paddington and The Royal Free Hospital, London. During her Paediatric training she specialised in Neurodevelopmental problems and Neurodisabilities and received a Masters degree at the University College London (UCL). Dr Kukendrarajah is fully trained and experienced in the use of specialist instruments such as standardised assessments 3Di - Developmental, Dimensional and Diagnostic Interview, DISCO, diagnostic interview check list for neurodevelopmental assessment, and Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and Bayley III.

Dr Kukendrarajah has a particular interest and extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of social communication disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorders and co existing conditions ADHD, Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (Dyspraxia), Learning Difficulties, and Sleeping and Feeding disorders.

She has wide experience of working with a multi disciplinary team consisting of Speech and Language Therapists, Clinical Psychologists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. In addition she has considerable experience in collaborative work with a wider Paediatric network, and agencies such as Education and Social Services.

Her approach is child and family centered, which empowers them to make informed decisions and choices. She provides robust, evidence based developmental diagnoses, which many parents find invaluable in helping to choose interventions and secure support for their children.

Dr Kukendrarajah sometimes provides private joint assessments with highly specialist speech and language therapists for the

Diagnosis and Management of Autism Spectrum Disorder and associated conditions such as ADHD, Challenging Behaviour, sleep and feeding problems. 

She has a team of highly specialist Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational therapists, Clinical Psychologists and

jointly works with Child Psychiatrists.

Speech and language therapists in her Team use Attention Autism intervention developed by Gina Davis, a tool with a proven record predominantly in preschool and primary school children. Therapists who regularly attend ADOS-2 reliability in order to independently validate the scoring of ADOS -2 assessment. They have more 80% reliability rating. 

In her NHS role, in line with the recommendations of NICE, Dr Kukendrarajah has developed an excellent service for Autism Spectrum Disorder and some of the co-existing conditions. She produced a comprehensive Assessment Tool which has proved invaluable and is now beginning to be recognised for use by other service providers.

 Dr. Kukendrarajah continuously reviews and updates her skills in line with current evidence and NICE/SIGN guidelines to achieve and maintain high quality services. She hold several 'Clinical Excellence Awards' for her hard work in the NHS.

 



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Reviews:

Community.scope.org.uk - Parents and carers

 

My 22 month old was recently diagnosed with Mild Cerebral Palsy.I had been to see so

many people and all missed the diagnosis. I seen a lady,after researching

myself, in the Clementine Churchill Hospital, Sudbury Hill, Harrow, HA1 3RX.

Her name is Dr. Chelvi Kukendra-Rajah and she is fantastic. Diagnosed him in

first consultation and referred me to a brilliant physiotherapist. I did go

private with BUPA for this consultation and his MRI but she does work in

Hillingdon NHS hospital in a child development centre and that’s where I seen

the physio too.

 

http://www.mummytries.com/our-autism-journey-with-the-portland-hospital

 

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