Dr Olga Kapellou

Dr Olga Kapellou

MD, FRCPCH, DCH

Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

Recommended by 4 specialists
27 years of experience
13 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.87

Bedside Manner

4.87

Explanation

4.88

Top feedback

“Dr Olga is phenomenal. She is astute and diligent in her treatment methods. She observed subtle symptoms we weren’t even aware of in our daughter. Dr Olga’s investigations led us to discover celiac, which would have had seriously damaging effects on our daughter’s health. We are eternally grateful. “
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Subspecialty

  • Neonatal Medicine
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4386562
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £280

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1,542 reviews

    London Medical

    49 Marylebone High Street, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5HJ
    1,139 reviews

    The Women's Wellness Centre

    274 Fulham Road, London, United Kingdom, SW10 9EW
    278 reviews

    About

    Consultant paediatrician and neonatologist, Dr Olga Kapellou specialises in preterm and term neonatal brain injury, as well as baby follow-up after difficult pregnancies and births. She has NHS appointment at Homerton Hospital in London and consults privately at the Portland Hospital, Harley Street, and The Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth. Dr Kapellou runs general paediatric clinics and baby follow-up clinics and uses the Griffiths Neurodevelopmental Scales to measure developmental progress in her outpatient clinics. She also provides baby checks, assistance with feeding issues, colic, excessive crying, food aversion, food allergy, breathing problems, constipation, diarrhoea, and recurring infections. Dr Kapellou is a breastfeeding specialist and a UNICEF-certified Neonatal Life Support instructor.

     

    Dr Kapellou received her medical training at a number of prestigious London institutions, including Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London. She went on to undertake research on the effects of preterm birth on brain growth and development with her work in the area widely acknowledged amongst her peers.

     

    Dr Kapellou began working at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth in 2010 after becoming a consultant at Homerton Hospital in 2009. She later joined the Portland Hospital for Women and Children.

    Procedures

    • Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
    • Video Consultation
    • Health Check (Screening)
    • Travel Vaccinations/Travel Medicine
    • Vaccination Advice
    • Well Baby Check
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    Special interests

    • Allergies
    • Acid Reflux
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Fever
    • Weight Loss
    • Wheezing
    • Constipation
    • Cow's Milk Protein Allergy
    • Diarrhoea
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Troublesome Cough
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    Education

    Athens University Medical School (1995)

    Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) , Diploma in Child Health (DCH) (2000)

    Greek Board Paediatric accreditation (2002)

    Greek Board Neonatal Medicine accreditation (2005)

    Certificate of completion of training UK (CCT) Paediatrics/Neonatal Medicine (2009)

    Doctor of Medicine (MD thesis, Effects of prematurity on brain growth and development) University of London, Imperial College London (2010)

    Neonatology accreditation, Athens University (2005),

    Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, FRCPCH (2010)

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    Reviews

    4.87 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.87
    Bedside Manner
    4.87
    Explanation
    4.88
    Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
    9/93
    Allergies
    7/93
    Acid Reflux
    6/93
    Neonatal Medicine
    5/93
    Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    2/93
    Video Consultation
    2/93
    Fever
    1/93
    Weight Loss
    1/93
    Wheezing
    1/93
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Olga is phenomenal. She is astute and diligent in her treatment methods. She observed subtle symptoms we weren’t even aware of in our daughter. Dr Olga’s investigations led us to discover celiac, which would have had seriously damaging effects on our daughter’s health. We are eternally grateful.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    We are very happy with Dr Olga Kapellou as our daughter's pediatrician. She helped us take care of our daughter's skin and allergy issues. Very grateful for Dr Olga's kind care and responsiveness.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Kapellou has been our paediatrician for 7 years. She is very professional, knowledgable and compassionate. She listens carefully and with the same attention no matter how minor or major my daughters’ symptoms are; always takes prompt and appropriate action. Despite the fact she is one of the top doctors in her field, we never have had to wait long for appointments. My daughters see their visits to Dr Kapellou as a treat because she has managed to built a relationship of trust with them which I consider priceless.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I cannot speak highly enough of Dr Kapellou. Outstanding. After being messed around by health visitors and GP’s for months on end, I took my daughter to see Dr Kapellou and straight away her expertise were able to help my daughter. Dr Kapellou was great with my daughter and tried her best to make her at ease through playing peekaboo with her, which in turn helped me relax. I would highly recommend Dr Kapellou.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I have consulted with Olga several times now about my 9 year-old son. Each experience has been very informative, caring and professional. I found her responsiveness and calm attitude with the right level of explanation very comforting.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Kapellou is very thorough and reassuring. She explains everything in a very calm way and answers all our questions. But most importantly she is very gentle with our child and makes sure our daughter is comfortable in the clinic. We are so grateful to have her as our doctor.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Kapellou has helped us so much! We had a problem with my son’s weight during his two first months of life and she gave us really clear and to the point instructions. He regained his lost weight fairly quickly. The doctor also helped us save our breastfeeding journey as well! Super nice and sweet with kids.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Kapellou offers exactly the kind of dedicated, knowledgeable, warm and reassuring doctor experience you could hope for. She has consistently provided an excellent level of care for our infant son with every visit.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Our experience with Dr Olga Kapellou has been amazing. She has greatly helped us with our newborn baby as we were experiencing feeding difficulties and other issues. She guided us with many other questions/ issues we had as new parents and she was always available when we had follow up questions. We would highly recommend her to other parents as well.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Mrs. Olga Kapelou is a valued professional and very good at her job!She is very friendly with the children, always very willing to reply to messages at any time !! She is the best !!🙏🙏
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 4 specialists
    Professor George Du Toit
    Professor George Du Toit
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    I have referred patients to them

    "Dr Kapellou is a most caring and skilled Neonatologist and General Paediatrician. My patients are always happy to have been under her care and I am fortunate to be able to refer on to her."

    19-10-2021

    Dr Nitha Naqvi
    Dr Nitha Naqvi
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    Is a colleague

    "Dr Kapellou is a very caring, clever, holistic doctor. She is dynamic and charismatic. Dr Kapellou is popular with patients and families and well respected by her peers. I am very happy to recommend her."

    04-09-2018

    Dr Shankar Sridharan
    Dr Shankar Sridharan
    Cardiology, Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    I have referred patients to them

    "Olga is a fantastic paediatric consultant . She is a pleasure to work with and a valued clinical opinion. Our shared patients have only ever expressed delight."

    30-08-2020

    Mr Stefano Giuliani
    Mr Stefano Giuliani
    Paediatric (Pediatric) Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Dr Kapellou is an outstanding neonatologist and paediatric consultant. I am proud to collaborate with her to make babies and children's better."

    13-10-2022

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