Dr Rajiv Sood

Dr Rajiv Sood

FRCPCH, FRCP, PG Cert Allergy

Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

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2 specialists

42 years of experience
31 years as a specialist
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.93

Bedside Manner

4.93

Explanation

4.93

Top feedback

“Very approachable and made my daughter relax. No rush, which made the experience much less stressful. Dr Sood was also very good at explaining what he was doing and why he did so.“
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Subspecialties

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

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4063164
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Holly Private Hospital

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

    About

    Dr Rajiv Sood is a Consultant, specialising in Paediatrics, since 1998. He has received training in the UK in several tertiary paediatric units in university teaching hospitals. Furthermore, he has completed specialist training in neonatal intensive care (level 3), paediatric intensive care (PICU), neurology, allergy, community and general paediatrics, endocrinology, diabetes, ambulatory paediatrics, and developmental paediatrics. With all of his training and work put together, he has more than 35 years of clinical experience.

    Within paediatrics, his specialist interest includes general paediatrics, covering all aspects of children’s health and development, allergy, immunotherapy, urgent medical problems and food challenges. He provides support to allergy nurse specialist clinics and also checks in in-patient wards and controls acute activity in the paediatric A&E.

    Dr Sood works in both general paediatrics and allergy clinics. He treats food, nuts, skin, drug and respiratory allergies. He also carries out open food challenges through medical supervision and provides for training to patients in carrying out adrenaline sutoinjectors e.g. epi-pen, Jext and Emerade and Basic Life Support (BLS). He also looks into allergies that do not respond to the treatments, including grass pollen, tree pollen and house dust mite allergy.

    He has achieved 8 Clinical Excellence Awards from The Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA).

    Extra consultation fees:

    Skin Prick Tests: £200

    Procedures

    • Allergen Desensitisation
    • Allergy Blood Tests
    • Paediatric (Pediatric) Dermatology
    • Skin Prick Test
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Allergies
    • Food Allergies
    • Constipation
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Weight Loss
    • Acid Reflux
    • Food Intolerance
    • Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    • Asthma
    • Reflux and Colic
    • Blood in Stool
    • Blood in Vomit
    • Occupational Allergy
    • Angioedema (Swelling)
    • Appendicitis
    • Chickenpox
    • Colic
    • Diarrhoea
    • Drug Allergies
    • Growing Pains
    • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
    • Insect or Bee Sting Allergies
    • Kawasaki Disease
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Napkin Dermatitis (Nappy Rash)
    • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
    • Rickets
    • Threadworm
    • Weight Gain
    • Wheezing
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    Education

    Qualifications

    • FRCPCH Fellow Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK 
    • FRCP Fellow Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom
    • PG Cert Allergy Southampton University

    Memberships

    • British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology BSACI
    • European Academy of Allergy & Clinical Immunology EAACI
    • World Allergy Organisation WAO

     

     

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    Reviews

    4.93 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.93
    Bedside Manner
    4.93
    Explanation
    4.93
    Allergies
    33/89
    Food Allergies
    7/89
    Constipation
    6/89
    Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    6/89
    Weight Loss
    4/89
    Acid Reflux
    3/89
    Food Intolerance
    3/89
    Allergic Rhinitis (Hayfever)
    2/89
    Asthma
    2/89
    Reflux and Colic
    2/89
    Blood in Stool
    1/89
    Blood in Vomit
    1/89
    Occupational Allergy
    1/89
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    good, so far happy and satisfied with his treatment.
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    Very approachable and made my daughter relax. No rush, which made the experience much less stressful. Dr Sood was also very good at explaining what he was doing and why he did so.
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    Very luck to have met Dr could not fault him, very friendly and professional and kept me and my child informed at all times.
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    Patient seen for:
    He saw my 15 year old. He explained everything to her so well that her confidence and trust developed and she is religiously following all instructions given by him. He is a very calm person that make his patients feel calm.
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    Patient seen for:
    Very patient and understanding
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    Great! Very patient and thorough
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    Great doctor, very helpful explanations
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    Was an excellent experience, put us at ease and explained everything well
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    Overall Experience
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    Patient seen for:
    Dr Sood was very reassuring with my son and had a lovely manner, helping to keep my son calm whilst having his skin prick test. Would highly recommend.
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    Overall Experience
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very experienced and I did like that he is very calm and knew exactly how to approch my son.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:
    2

    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    Dr Debi Ray
    Dr Debi Ray
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    16-01-2019

    Dr Rajiv Sood is an excellent Paediatrician and I would highly recommend him!

    For specialty: Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    For conditions: Allergies, Reflux and Colic, Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis), Wheezing
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Elia Maalouf
    Dr Elia Maalouf
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    16-01-2019

    Excellent and very highly skilled in General Paediatrics and Paediatric Allergies

    For specialty: Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    For conditions: Allergies
    Connection: Is a colleague

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