Dr Ed Abrahamson

Dr Ed Abrahamson

MB FRCPCH

Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

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10 specialists

34 years of experience
25 years as a specialist
Video consultation
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.99

Explanation

4.99

Top feedback

“Very polite & caring, listened well & provided clear explanations “
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Subspecialties

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Respiratory Medicine
  • Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3218640
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £275

    Follow-up appointment: £225

    Practices worked at

    Cromwell Hospital

    Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom, SW5 0TU
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    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    10:00 - 17:00
    Tue
    14:00 - 18:00
    Wed
    11:30 - 17:30
    Thu
    08:00 - 13:30
    Fri
    10:00 - 13:00
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Ed Abrahamson is a highly experienced general paediatrician in London, with 32 years of flying hours.

    He has held a specialist interest in emergency medicine throughout his career and set up the Paediatric Emergency Department at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 1995, where he was the Head of the department for two decades and worked there until June 2020.

    Dr Ed has a large private practice and treats the full range of general paediatric conditions; he is particularly passionate about ensuring children receive vaccinations and avoiding unnecessary use of medication, such as antibiotics for minor viral infection. He has a genuinely holistic view of medicine, looking at the well being of the parents and other siblings in factors involving his patient's health. He actively involves parents in all decision making.

    Aside from two educational medical books he has authored, he is a contributing author to the upcoming book, GROW by Frankie Bridge, to be published August 17th by Octopus Publishers, outlining advice and guidance for parents.

    His clinics are at BUPA Cromwell Hospital, Monday to Thursday with video appointments on Fridays.

    COVID-19. He is running a regular update which you can read here

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/18ymfd2ugtctwrn/COVID%2019%20v14.docx?dl=0

    Dr Abrahamson has received recognition for his work including a Bronze Clinical Excellence Award and being named in the top 100 children's doctors in Britain by The Times in 2012. He is also the Vice President of the Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust. He lives in Cornwall half of the week with his husband, and is godfather to 2 Jack Russells who he adores and spends his weekends with.

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    Procedures

    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acid Reflux
    • Allergies
    • Constipation
    • Asthma
    • Asthma
    • Food Intolerance
    • Wheezing
    • Colic
    • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
    • Growing Pains
    • Reflux and Colic
    • Weight Loss
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Appendicitis
    • Blood in Stool
    • Blood in Vomit
    • Chickenpox
    • Childhood Obesity
    • Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis (CRMO)
    • Diarrhoea
    • Fifth Disease
    • Gait Abnormalities
    • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
    • In Toeing
    • Kawasaki Disease
    • Limb Length Discrepancies
    • Napkin Dermatitis (Nappy Rash)
    • Rickets
    • Threadworm
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    Education

    • MB FRCPCH - Royal College of Paediatrics, since 1995

    Memberships:

    • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
    • Medical Protection Society
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    Reviews

    4.99 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    4.99
    Explanation
    4.99
    Acid Reflux
    20/431
    Allergies
    16/431
    Constipation
    13/431
    Asthma
    11/431
    Asthma
    11/431
    Food Intolerance
    9/431
    Wheezing
    8/431
    Colic
    7/431
    Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
    6/431
    Growing Pains
    5/431
    Reflux and Colic
    5/431
    Video Consultation
    5/431
    Weight Loss
    5/431
    Lactose Intolerance
    4/431
    Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    3/431
    Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    3/431
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    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
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    (5/5)
    Very polite & caring, listened well & provided clear explanations
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Always there for his patients, diagnosis is always on point! Thank you Dr Abrahmason
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    He really listens. He tells you the facts. He is confident and understanding.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Amazing with babies, doesn’t medicate unnecessarily, a safe pair of hands with a wealth of experience and I would highly recommend him
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Abrahamson is amazing - fantastic expertise and ability to explain everything simply, the kids love him and he always being able to advise the treatment that gets kids back to normal!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Abrahamson was incredible. He looked after my son brilliantly and made us feel at ease at all times.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    We have been going to Dr Ed for almost 7 years now with all may 3 boys. He is fantastic and I cannot recommend him enough! He is wonderful at making the kids feel at ease and is always so helpful with whatever the issue is. Highly recommend!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Friendly and reassuring, excellent with my baby and his explanations were easy and simple for me to understand
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Taking my child to Dr. Abrahamson is very reassuring. We trust his judgement. We had been to a previous doctor before this visit, and our son was still unwell. Dr. Abrahamsons diagnostic was accurate and my son responded well to the treatment.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Ed comes very highly recommended. He’s acutely focussed on the little people yet with a clear awareness and empathy when dealing with first time mothers.
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 10 doctors for:
    10

    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    Mr Christopher Pepper
    Mr Christopher Pepper
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (Otolaryngology)

    24-10-2020

    Dr Abrahamson is an excellent, thorough paediatrician and I have no hesitation in recommending him.

    For specialty: Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    For conditions: Blood in Stool, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Diarrhoea, Growing Pains, Colic, Napkin Dermatitis (Nappy Rash), Acid Reflux, Food Intolerance, Constipation, Reflux and Colic, Wheezing, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Chickenpox, Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
    For procedures: Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Jenny Epstein
    Dr Jenny Epstein
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    08-09-2020

    Dr Abrahamson is an excellent, dedicated, energetic and empathic Paediatrician whom I have worked with for well over a decade. He is a phenomenally competent pair of hands for your child.

    For specialty: Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    For conditions: Blood in Stool, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Diarrhoea, Colic, Napkin Dermatitis (Nappy Rash), Acid Reflux, Constipation, Wheezing, Chickenpox, Kawasaki Disease
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Wathik Alsaud
    Dr Wathik Alsaud
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    17-08-2020

    I have known Dr Abrahamson for more than 20 years. He is very knowledgeable, professional and caring. I share many patients with Dr Abrahamson and they all speak so highly of him. He led the paediatric emergency department at Chelsea and Westminster hospital for more than 15 years and contributed to the expansion of the department.He is an excellent paediatrician and highly recommend.

    For specialty: Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    For conditions: Diarrhoea, Colic, Acid Reflux, Constipation, Weight Gain
    For procedures: Video Consultation
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Sophie Rosseneu
    Dr Sophie Rosseneu
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    17-08-2020

    Dr Abrahamson is an excellent Paediatrician and a wonderful colleague. He is adored and very well respected by his patients and I recommend him without any hesitations. Dr Ed takes care of my child and I share many patients' care with him

    For specialty: Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    For conditions: Diarrhoea, Colic, Acid Reflux, Constipation, Weight Gain
    For procedures: Video Consultation
    Connection: Is a colleague

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