Dr Yiannis Ioannou

Dr Yiannis Ioannou

MA MBBS MSc FHEA FRCPCH

Paediatrics (children's doctor)

Recommended by  
8 specialists

19 years of experience
9 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
4.97
Bedside Manner
4.97
Explanation
4.97

Top feedback

“Dr Yiannis is very kind and came highly referred by my obstetrician to care for our newborn baby. On New Year's Eve our baby developed a very crusty eye which was concerning. I sent an email to Dr Yiannis and he responded right away, despite it being a holiday, which was really fantastic as we otherwise were not sure where to go for advice. His fees are also very transparent as they are sent in advance of each visit. I would recommend him to other parents looking for a pediatrician. “
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4726610
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £260

    Practices worked at

    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

    United Kingdom
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    About

    For updates and information regarding your health and well-being during COVID-19, please visit Dr Ioannou's personal website: https://www.doctoryiannis.com/articles/

    Dr Yiannis Ioannou is a children's doctor based in London and happy to look after all aspects of your child's health. As a Consultant General Paediatrician, Yiannis is happy to consult on all conditions affecting children from birth to teenage years including; reflux and colic, constipation, abdominal pain, headaches, coughing, wheezing and asthma, skin rashes and infections. Dr Yiannis offers well baby checks, immunisations, health assessments and health advice for children of all ages offering continuity of care on multiple sites to suit your location. 

    Yiannis' NHS base is at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where he is also is lead for paediatric undergraduate education and is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London.

    Yiannis graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge University and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in London. In addition to his diverse general paediatric experience, he has had higher specialist training in paediatric emergency, paediatric intensive care at St Mary’s Hospital, London. He has had further subspecialty training and experience in neonatology, paediatric nephrology, neurology and oncology at Evelina Children’s Hospital, London and Children’s Hospital Westmead in Sydney, Australia. Yiannis completed an MSc in clinical paediatrics, was awarded a fellowship with the Higher Education Academy and a Teaching Excellence Award for NHS Teachers by Imperial College School of Medicine. 

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    Medical procedures

    Immunizations

    Immunisations

    Vaccinations

    Vaccines

    Health check

    Baby check

    6 week check

    Cough

    Fever

    runny nose and upper respiratory tract illness

    Wheezing

    Abdominal pain

    Constipation

    Skin rashes

    Eczema

    Head shape and plagiocephaly

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    Special interests

    All paediatric conditions affecting children from birth to teenage years including: colds, coughing, wheezing and asthma, skin rashes, fever and infections, feeding difficulties in infants such as reflux and colic, constipation, abdominal pain and headaches. 

    Well baby checks, immunisations, health assessments and health advice for children of all ages.

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    Education

    Primary Medical Qualification

    BA Hons 1997 Pembroke College, Cambridge University

    MB BS 2000 University of London, Guy's, Kings' and St Thomas' Hospitals.



    Specialist Register entry date

    General Paediatrics from 01 Oct 2011

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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Paediatrics (children's doctor)
    9/355
    Baby Check
    6/355
    Acid Reflux
    5/355
    Food Intolerance
    5/355
    Reflux and Colic
    4/355
    Allergies
    3/355
    Flu (Influenza)
    3/355
    General Paediatrics
    3/355
    General Practice
    3/355
    Paediatrics
    3/355
    Rash
    3/355
    Child Development
    2/355
    Colic
    2/355
    Headache
    2/355
    Immunisations
    2/355
    Reflux
    2/355
    Wheezing
    2/355
    kurup
    2/355
    6 week new born checkup
    1/355
    BCG vaccine and feeding concern
    1/355
    Breathing difficulty
    1/355
    Bronchitis
    1/355
    Cold
    1/355
    Constipation
    1/355
    Diarrhoea
    1/355
    Flu Vaccine
    1/355
    Growing Pains
    1/355
    Growth disorders
    1/355
    Hemangioma
    1/355
    Inguinal Hernia
    1/355
    Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    1/355
    Lower Back Pain
    1/355
    Metopic ridge
    1/355
    Mother and Baby
    1/355
    Newborn six-week check
    1/355
    Overall developmental check-up
    1/355
    Paediatric Respiratory
    1/355
    Paediatric/Children’s Nutrition
    1/355
    Skin tags
    1/355
    Suspected thyroglossal cyst
    1/355
    Swollen glands
    1/355
    Vaccinations
    1/355
    Vaccine
    1/355
    Weight Gain
    1/355
    body skin rashes
    1/355
    cephalohematoma
    1/355
    new born vaccination
    1/355
    newborn checks
    1/355
    panic attack
    1/355
    prolonged jaundice
    1/355
    respiratory problems
    1/355
    routine health appointment
    1/355
    vaccinations
    1/355
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Vaccinations Reflux and Colic
    Dr Yiannis is very kind and came highly referred by my obstetrician to care for our newborn baby. On New Year's Eve our baby developed a very crusty eye which was concerning. I sent an email to Dr Yiannis and he responded right away, despite it being a holiday, which was really fantastic as we otherwise were not sure where to go for advice. His fees are also very transparent as they are sent in advance of each visit. I would recommend him to other parents looking for a pediatrician.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    BCG vaccine and feeding concern
    Great doctor, listened to my concerns regarding my child and advised and explained treatment plan really well.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Iron Deficiency Anaemia Paediatric/Children’s Nutrition
    Overall experience with Dr. Yiannis was excellent. I will continue to book appointments with him. Highly recommended. He immediately made us feel like our baby was in the best hands. I am happy to have the reassurance from such a professional that my baby is growing very well.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Acid Reflux
    Dr Yiannis is great and very helpful with our daughter.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Acid Reflux General Paediatrics
    We met dr Yiannis for the first time and he immediately made me feel like my child was in the best hands! Everything was so well and calmly explained and he was very thorough with his check ups and all of our treatment options
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    General Paediatrics
    It’s been the first time that a Paediatrician has seen my 19-month-old son. He was very kind and polite. Very to happy to have the reassurance from such a professional that my child is growing up healthy and well.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    General Paediatrics
    Very well organised PA, who responds quickly. Dr Yiannis was great, thoroughly recommend
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (4/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Overall developmental check-up
    I’ve been seeing Dr. Yiannis a couple of times with my newborn and each time had a great experience with this doctor - he’s great with kids, does all the necessary checks, very attentive.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Food Intolerance
    As a parent, there is nothing more worrying than your child being unwell. I am so happy that we took our 4 week old baby to see Dr. Yiannis. He has such a calm & gentle manner, and is extremely empathetic. When you are talking to him about your child, you can tell that he is really listening to you and genuinely cares. He is also extremely knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him to all parents!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Metopic ridge
    Dr Ioannou is very knowledgeable and professional as well as warm and caring. Our baby girl is always happy to see him! Could not recommend him more.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Wheezing
    We had a very positive experience during our first consultation with Dr Yiannis. He listened to all our concerns and addressed each with care and patience. We are very pleased to have found a paediatrician for our son.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Flu Vaccine
    Highly recommend. Professional, calm, kind and always willing to help. Thank you for your help Dr Ioannou.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Food Intolerance
    Dr Yiannis diagnosed our daughter’s problem extremely quickly and was very clear with his explanation and action plan. He has been reassuring throughout the process and we feel lucky that our daughter has been in his care.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    vaccinations
    We have seen Dr Yiannis several times with our baby daughter for well-checks and vaccinations. He has always been very patient and kind with our baby, very knowledgeable and skilled as a doctor, and just a very warm person overall. Would highly recommend him to all parents!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Reflux and Colic
    I can’t suggest Dr.Yiannis more, in fact I have to all of my NCT friends! He has such a wonderful manner and is a very knowledgeable paediatrician.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    newborn checks
    Very friendly and polite clinician who helped us with our newborn checks.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Baby Check Vaccine
    He is very welcoming. Makes the patient and mum at ease. Gentle while examining baby, and is very thorough.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Headache
    Dr Yiannis was very good at helping to make my daughter feel at ease during her appointment. He also helped to arrange a thorough examination, which helped ease my worries about the situation my daughter had recently experienced.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Hemangioma
    Highly recommend Dr Yiannis! Not only does he put you as a parent at ease completely, but his way with little ones is second to none. I always appreciate how much time he takes to explain things properly and in layman’s terms to me to ensure I have fully understood everything.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Paediatrics (children's doctor)
    Dr. Yiannis is brilliant with kids, which mattered for us. He’s both patient and thorough, and we’d recommend him without any reservations!
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 8 doctors for:
    8

    Paediatrics (children's doctor)

    Dr Tim Lebens
    Dr Tim Lebens
    General Practice

    28-01-2019

    Yiannis is an excellent Paediatrician who I would wholeheartedly recommend.

    For specialty: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
    For conditions: Wheezing
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Helen Brough
    Dr Helen Brough
    Paediatrics (children's doctor)

    19-02-2019

    Yiannis is an excellent Paediatrician, and provides the best care for his patients. We have managed several patients together and I can confirm that he is very knowledgeable, conscientious and caring. I highly recommend him.

    For specialty: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
    For conditions: Reflux and Colic, Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis), Wheezing
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Francesco Lo Monaco
    Dr Francesco Lo Monaco
    Cardiology

    22-07-2018

    Dr Ioannou is an excellent Paediatrician, very knowledgeable, caring, empathetic. He is loved by all his young patients and held in great esteem by his Colleagues! I would recommend him to any parent looking for the best Paediatrician around for his/her children

    For specialty: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Shazia Malik
    Dr Shazia Malik
    Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    29-05-2018

    Dr Ioannou is a great, sensible and approachable professional colleague

    For specialty: Paediatrics (children's doctor)
    Connection: I have referred patients to them

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