Dr Debi Ray

Dr Debi Ray

MBBS, MRCPCH

Paediatrics (children's doctor)

Recommended by  
7 specialists

21 years of experience
10 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
4.96
Bedside Manner
4.95
Explanation
4.95

Top feedback

“Dr Ray was brilliant from start to finish. She listened to my endless what ifs and was amazing about it all. Dr Rey left me feeling happy and confident about my son a real gem!.“
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Subspecialties

  • Child Mental Health
  • Neonatal Medicine
  • Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Bengali
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4518963
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    Practices worked at

    BMI The London Independent Hospital

    1 Beaumont Square Stepney Green, London, United Kingdom, E1 4NL
    0 reviews

    Spire Hartswood Hospital

    Eagle Way Great Warley, Brentwood, United Kingdom, CM13 3LE
    0 reviews

    The Holly Private Hospital

    High Road Buckhurst Hill, Essex, United Kingdom, IG9 5HX
    268 reviews

    Spire London East Hospital

    Roding Lane South, Redbridge, United Kingdom, IG4 5PZ
    0 reviews

    About

    **During the COVID-19 outbreak, it is important that you have access to the medical advice you need. Dr Ray is available for general paediatric consultations and autism assessments over phone and video at this time. Please call 07811 683 681 to arrange a consultation**

    Dr Debi Ray is a leading Consultant Paediatrician based in East London and Essex where she treats children for a wide range of paediatric conditions. Dr Ray specialises in General Paediatrics with a sub-speciality in Community Child Health. She runs successful private clinics at Spire Hartswood Hospital, Spire Roding Hospital, the Holly House Hospital and the Nuffield Brentwood hospital in addition to an NHS practice. 

    After graduating from St Bartholomew's Medical College in 1998, Dr Ray completed further medical training in London and the Home Counties, with posts at Great Ormond Street and Kings College Hospital.

    Dr Ray treats all types of general paediatric conditions between the ages of 0-18, paying special interest to the treatment of developmental problems, behavioural difficulties, autism and communication disorders. 

    She conducts appointments in a personable and relaxed atmosphere, centering her consultations around the needs of the child. 

     

     

     

     

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    Special interests

    • General health concerns
    • Behaviour problems
    • Child development
    • Disability
    • Funny turns 
    • Gastroenterology (constipation, reflux, abdominal pain)
    • Growth concerns
    • Headaches
    • Learning disabilities 
    • Learning difficulties
    • Recurrent infections
    • Urinary infections

     

     

     

     

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    Education

    • MBBS St Bartholomew's Medical College 1998
    • MRCPCH London 2002
    • Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
    • Member of the British Academy of Childhood Disability
    • Member of the British Association of Community Child Health
    • Member of the British Society for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
    • Member of the British Medical Association

     

     

     

     

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    Reviews

    4.95 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Child Development
    19/646
    Constipation
    19/646
    Paediatrics
    12/646
    Paediatrics (children's doctor)
    10/646
    Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    10/646
    Video Consultation
    7/646
    Allergies
    6/646
    Reflux
    6/646
    Crying Baby
    5/646
    Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
    5/646
    Autism
    4/646
    Headache
    4/646
    Acid Reflux
    3/646
    Autism Assessment
    3/646
    Child Mental Health
    3/646
    Diarrhoea
    3/646
    Paediatric Respiratory
    3/646
    Reflux and Colic
    3/646
    Anxiety
    2/646
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    2/646
    Baby Check
    2/646
    Lung Infection or Chest Infection
    2/646
    Swollen Stomach
    2/646
    Urinary tract infections (UTI)
    2/646
    telephone
    2/646
    Allergy & Intolerance tests
    1/646
    Anaemia
    1/646
    Baby tongue thrush
    1/646
    Blood testing and results interpretation
    1/646
    Chest Pain
    1/646
    Cold
    1/646
    Cough and fever
    1/646
    Cow's Milk Protein Allergy
    1/646
    Dermatology
    1/646
    Dermoid cyst on my son
    1/646
    Digestive Health
    1/646
    Ear Infections
    1/646
    Eating Disorders
    1/646
    Eczema (atopic dermatitis)
    1/646
    Enlarged Lymph Nodes
    1/646
    Feeding and development
    1/646
    Fever
    1/646
    Flat Head
    1/646
    Gastroenteritis
    1/646
    General Paediatrics
    1/646
    Growth disorders
    1/646
    Hand problems
    1/646
    Head and neck lumps
    1/646
    Health concerns for my daughter and my son
    1/646
    Heart murmurs
    1/646
    Impetigo
    1/646
    LPR Reflux
    1/646
    Migraine
    1/646
    Neonatal Medicine
    1/646
    Obstetrics & Gynaecology
    1/646
    Paediatric Consultation
    1/646
    Pneumonia
    1/646
    Possible thyroid problems/ slow weight gain
    1/646
    Rash
    1/646
    Sleep Disorders
    1/646
    Sleep issues for autistic child
    1/646
    Slight breast enlargement on one side
    1/646
    Son's weigth issues
    1/646
    Tongue Tie
    1/646
    Xray
    1/646
    anal fissure
    1/646
    concerns for ADHD and possible Autism
    1/646
    food intolerance
    1/646
    lump under armpit and nasal congestion
    1/646
    napkin dermatitis (nappy rash)
    1/646
    nausea
    1/646
    recurring headaches
    1/646
    skin blood spot
    1/646
    soft spot on head and crease at too of babys bottom
    1/646
    wellbeing
    1/646
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Head and neck lumps
    Dr Ray was brilliant from start to finish. She listened to my endless what ifs and was amazing about it all. Dr Rey left me feeling happy and confident about my son a real gem!.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Child Development
    Dr Ray is a wonderful, kind and thorough Pediatrician. I would highly recommend her.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Possible thyroid problems/ slow weight gain
    What a fantastic experience we had with Dr Ray. She is very personable, friendly and really made you feel at ease. She is very thorough. Contact is excellent and her explanations of next steps are clear and concise. I would happily take my children to see Dr Ray for any future concerns. It was a real pleasure to meet her.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Acid Reflux
    Dr ray was incredible, I contacted her and saw her the next morning. She was so easy to talk to, I didn’t feel rushed, she listened to my concerns and fully explained everything and gave me a plan of what I needed to do. I’m so grateful for all the help and advice she gave me for my 12 week old baby
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Feeding and development
    Couldn’t recommend Dr Ray enough she was extremely good and gave me time to discuss my concerns I had with my baby. In addition to this she followed up with me. I would take my baby to her again and highly recommend her to other parents
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Headache Migraine
    Dr Debi Ray was really helpful in explaining the process of understanding the reasons my LO has migraines. She is very friendly and easy to talk to approach. Highly recommend Dr Debi Ray
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    Dr Debi Ray

    Thank you for the positive feedback

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Video Consultation Child Development
    Due to Corona, we had a video call with Dr Debi Ray for our daughter. She was very friendly and professional and made us feel at ease. Her diagnosis was correct and our daughter is doing well now.
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    Dr Debi Ray

    Many thanks for this wonderful feedback

    Overall
    (4/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (4/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Constipation Xray
    I went to see Dr Ray with my son. We explained what the problem was and she asked us all the relevant questions. She examined my son and explained to me in very clear simple medical terms what the problem is and acted on it straight away by doing an X-ray. Ever since ur Pointment she's been in contact with myself to see how he is doing and to inform me what the next step of treatment will be. I am very happy with the care we received and would also recommend this friendly Doctor .
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    Dr Debi Ray

    Thank you 😊

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Child Development Paediatric Consultation
    I saw Dr. Debi with my seven month old at the Holly recently, and had the most pleasant experience! She is a very warm, caring and knowledgeable doctor. My daughter needed some scans and blood tests done, the results of which Dr. Debi kindly followed-up on and kept us updated. She shared her mobile number with us (something I haven't experienced with many doctors at all) and was very approachable - she responded promptly to my messages/ calls, and I was always assured that our baby is in good hands. Would highly recommend Dr. Debi to any parent looking for an excellent paediatrician.
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    Dr Debi Ray

    Many thanks for your lovely feedback 😊

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Reflux General Paediatrics
    I have seen Dr Debi Ray with both of my children now, and on both occasions found her to be very helpful and give good advice to help my children.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Child Development
    She is just awesome Every time we have any medical need for Prisha, she is our best support. Thanks Debi.
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    Dr Debi Ray

    Thank you. Much appreciated 😊

    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Diarrhoea Allergy & Intolerance tests Cow's Milk Protein Allergy
    Great experience with Dr Ray. Great consultation for my little boy, and great communication afterwards too.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Child Development
    I went in a total mess and came out reassured.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Video Consultation
    Dr Debi Ray listened to my concerns and she was understanding and offered her reassurances. She wanted to make sure I was happy with her suggestions, which I was. Ultimately she wanted to make sure that my son received any care he needed and that my worries were alleviated.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Constipation
    Needed a repeat prescription and received this the following morning, really quick and easy. Always responds straight away and there for any questions/concerns.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Digestive Health
    We were lucky to find Dr Ray shortly after our son was born & she has been our go to Paediatrician of choice ever since. She knows our son & our family now & we trust her opinion implicitly. A calming approach at times when things can be overwhelming for a parent.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Autism Assessment Autism
    Dr. Ray is a brilliant paediatrician, she is very friendly and professional and explains things thoroughly and makes sure that you understand everything in the consultations. I made an appointment with her in relation to some signs of autism that my son had been showing, she listened carefully to everything that I had to say before giving her professional opinion. All appointments have been organised quickly at a time that is convenient for me.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Constipation
    Very good all round experience
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Child Development
    We have always had a great experience with Dr Debi Ray. She is thorough with her investigations and also shows great knowledge in her field which gives us confidence. She is always kind and caring towards us and our son who is 7 and has seen her since he was 1.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Tongue Tie
    Dr Debi Ray was very welcoming, extremely knowledgeable and professional. She examined my son for a tongue and lip tie and explained the findings and possible solutions clearly. I am glad to have booked an appointment with her and I am confident that I will be booking with her in the future.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 7 doctors for:
    6

    Paediatrics (children's doctor)

    1

    Ophthalmology

    Dr Nigel Meadows
    Dr Nigel Meadows
    Paediatrics (children's doctor)

    19-04-2018

    Dr Ray is an excellent paediatrician. She has great clinical skills And a great manner with the the. Children she has referred to me.

    For specialty: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Paul Chatrath
    Mr Paul Chatrath
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

    17-01-2021

    Excellent paediatrician, always loved by patients

    For specialty: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
    For conditions: Acid Reflux, Allergies, Child Development, Wheezing
    For procedures: Paediatric Consultation
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Rajiv Sood
    Dr Rajiv Sood
    Paediatrics (children's doctor)

    20-12-2020

    Dr Debi Ray has significant training and experience in child development. She competently handles parental concerns regarding Autistic Spectrum Disorder ASD in children. Her management of children with ASD is excellent.

    For specialty: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
    For conditions: Child Development, Autism Assessment
    For procedures: Video Consultation, Paediatric Consultation
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Abir Bhattacharyya
    Mr Abir Bhattacharyya
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery

    22-01-2021

    Dr Debi Ray Consultant Paediatrician is a caring and compassionate doctor. She is always approachable and a very competent clinician. I have always heard excellent reviews about her from the parents and guardians of the children she looks after. She is well liked by all - children, parent and staff and is the paediatrician of choice for the children of the health care staff in the hospital. Highly recommended.

    For specialty: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
    For procedures: Paediatric Consultation
    Connection: Is a colleague

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