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Best Paediatricians (Children's Doctor) in London, UK

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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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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.


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

Dr Mark Furman is a paediatrician who specialises in paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. He is currently based at the private practices The Portland Hospital for Women and Children, Wellington Diagnostic and Outpatient Centre and Outpatients and Diagnostics Centre Elstree. His current post is Royal Free London Foundation Trust. His areas of interest include Paediatric Gastroenterology; Gastro-oesophageal Reflux; Food Allergy and Intolerance; Coeliac Disease and Crohn's Disease.

Dr Furman qualified from University of Cape Town in 1991 with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees. He became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in 1997 and a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 1997. He completed a Diploma in Child Health at University of Cape Town in 1991.

In addition, Dr Furman is actively involved in clinical research particularly on Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis), Eosinophilic Oesophagitis, and Coeliac Disease. He also lectures frequently at many international conferences and sits on several specialist committees in UK and in Europe.

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
37 years of experience
Neonatal Medicine , Paediatric Respiratory Medicine , Paediatric Oncology

Dr Edward Douek is a Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist currently working at the private practice The Portland Hospital for Women and Children. His area of specialism is neonatal medicine and his areas of clinical interest include neonatal medicine, gastro reflux, asthma, general growth and development, immunisation, poor weight gain, constipation, hypermobility, and general paediatric issues.

Dr Douek attained a BSc in Genetics at University College London in 1976 and he attained his primary medical qualifications, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degrees at UCL in 1982.

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
31 years of experience
Interventional Cardiology , Paediatric Cardiology

Professor Piers Daubeney is a consultant paediatric and fetal cardiologist at Royal Brompton Hospital, where he treats both private and NHS patients.

He graduated with honours from Balliol College, University of Oxford, and St Thomas’ Hospital, London. He qualified in 1988.

Following that, he completed postgraduate training in Southampton, UK; Melbourne, Australia; and Toronto, Canada.

Professor Daubney has an international reputation for the treatment of infants, children and teenagers with all forms of heart disease as well as in the unborn child.

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
Recommended by 1 specialist
31 years of experience
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine , Allergy Medicine , Paediatric Gastroenterology + 2 more

Dr Bushra Al-Rubeyi was born in Baghdad, Iraq and is fluent in both Arabic and English. Following extensive training at the Hammersmith, University College Hospital and Great Ormond Street hospital she became a Paediatric Consultant in 1994.

Owing to her vast experience in general paediatrics, Dr Al-Rubeyi adopts a holistic approach when it comes to managing both chronic and acute medical problems. She places an onus on the patient when dealing with the common and complex medical issues in a child-centred environment.

Dr Al-Rubeyi currently manages and consults at the Harley Street Paediatric House, based at 84 Harley Street, a clinic where she continues to reserve the patient and their family as the number one priority.

patients needing hospital care are admitted to either the Portland children and Women hospital or the Harley Street Clinic. 

Adding further to her already notable reputation, Dr Al-Rubeyi has released many publications in the medical sphere as well as providing insight into her experiences and knowledge at various institutes around the world.

All tests including blood tests are done on site. 

The clinic runs Monday to Saturday 0900-1830 on alternate week with an associate.  

Medical Emergency number 07899994445 

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)

Dr Ford-Adams is a Consultant Paediatrician with specialist interest in treating diabetes for children and adolescents.

Initially, she qualified from the University of Western Australia and has since worked at a variety of prestigious hospitals across the UK. In 2004 she was appointed as Consultant Paediatrician and Lead Paediatrician for children and adolescents with diabetes.

Owing to her extensive clinical knowledge, Dr Ford-Adams is Chair for the paediatric work stream of the local diabetes network and has successfully negotiated the further funding for an outreach diabetes specialist nurse.

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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
38 years of experience

Dr Helen Spoudeas is a paediatric endocrinologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital and The London Diabetes Centre.

Initially, she qualified at Barts and the London Hospital in 1981 before later obtaining her MRCP four years later. She has dual certification (CCST) in paediatrics and paediatric endocrinology since 1996, and pioneered the first UK ‘niche’ service for the neuroendocrine surveillance and neurorehabilitation of survivors of childhood brain and other tumours established in 1999.

Not only has Dr Spoudeas published original research and review articles on the topics of hormone secretion, growth, pubertal and fertility status after cancer therapies, and is the only endocrine member of the children’s cancer and leukaemia group in the UK, she is also an internationally recognised speaker in her field and an active and certified academic supervisor.

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

Dr Sunit Godambe is a Consultant Neonatologist and Paediatrician at Imperial College Healthcare NHS, specialising in Paediatrics and Neonatology. His interests include care of new-borns and dealing with problems in children. He has special interest in care of infants under 2 years including weaning and development.

Dr Godambe graduated and completed his postgraduate training in paediatrics in India, moving to the UK in 1995 to undertake postgraduate training in the field of neonatology. He was awarded the MRCPCH in 1997 and FRCPCH in 2010. During his training in the UK, he completed a year of perinatal fellowship in Toronto, Canada at the Hospital for Sick Children. He was appointed as a neonatal consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in 2005.

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

Dr Samatha Sonnappa is a consultant in paediatric respiratory medicine at Royal Brompton Hospital, where she treats both private and NHS patients.

Dr Sonnappa completed her medical education in India, where she also studied general paediatrics, neonatology and paediatric respiratory medicine.

She then moved to the UK and completed specialist respiratory medicine training at Great Ormond Street Hospital. She undertook research for her PhD thesis at the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH), where she investigated sensitive measures of lung function in preschool children with frequent wheeze.

In 2005, she was appointed a fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. 


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Expert in: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
31 years of experience
Paediatric Cardiology


Dr Julene Carvalho is a consultant fetal cardiologist and is head of the Royal Brompton Centre for Fetal Cardiology, where she treats both private and NHS patients.

She graduated with honours in Brazil, and completed her initial training in cardiology in São Paulo.

Following that, she came to London where she completed her training in paediatric cardiology and obtained her PhD.

She subsequently specialised in imaging the fetal heart throughout pregnancy (fetal cardiology) and since 1999, her work has been focused on this area.

Clinical expertise

Dr Julene Carvalho has extensive experience in imaging the fetal heart and counselling families ‘at risk of’ or ‘affected with’ fetal congenital heart disease (CHD).

She pioneered the use of transabdominal fetal echocardiography in the first trimester of pregnancy and is known for her expertise in early scans.

Alongside obstetricians and obstetric ultrasonographers, she works to improve recognition of congenital heart disease before birth, get better results and improve diagnosis. 

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What is a Paediatrician?

A Paediatrician specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of disorders of children. Find the best Paediatrician in London with Doctify.

When to see a Paediatrician?

You may need to consult a Paediatrician if your child presents symptoms of an underlying medical problem or has a disorder of growth and development. Some common reasons to visit a paediatrician include upper respiratory tract infections, abdominal pain and poor growth.

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