Dr. Rima Al-Saffar

Dr. Rima Al-Saffar

MBBS, BSc, Dip

Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

19 years of experience
7 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Dr Al-Saffar was amazing with my daughter. Very clear in her advice and very calm in her approach which was just what you need with a teenager. Her review was very comprehensive and I would definitely recommend her as she has expertise in many areas.“
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6079285
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    New Malden Diagnostic Centre

    171 Clarence Ave, New Malden, United Kingdom, KT3 3DX
    53 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    Sat
    09:00 - 14:00
    Sun
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    About

    Dr Rima Al-Saffar is a Paediatric Consultant and the general paediatric clinical lead at the Royal London Hospital. Her expertise is in the management of child health from general checkups to more specialist diagnostics with onward referrals to a sub-specialist if required. Her areas of interest include childhood asthma, feeding issues, growth concerns, abdominal pain, headache, recurrent infections, sleep problems, urine infections, and any other unusual presentations causing parental concern.

    Dr Al-Saffar is passionate about ensuring the overall well-being of the child and family from early years onward. During her career, she has worked with the World Health Organisation and International Organisation for Migration and has experience working abroad in low resource settings. She has also spent time working with an NHS England programme to improve paediatric outcomes and pathways for the people living in Tower Hamlets

    Dr Al-Saffar qualified from St. George's Hospital Medical School in 2003 and went on to complete a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the University of Liverpool.

    Procedures

    • Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
    • Health Check (Screening)
    • Video Consultation
    • Well Baby Check
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    Special interests

    • Headache
    • Acid Reflux
    • Acute Paediatric Disorder
    • Asthma
    • Blood in Stool
    • Blood in Vomit
    • Chest Infection
    • Chest Pain
    • Chickenpox
    • Childhood Obesity
    • Chronic Cough
    • Chronic Paediatric Disorder
    • Colic
    • Constipation
    • Diarrhoea
    • Dizziness
    • Fainting
    • Fever
    • Fifth Disease
    • Growing Pains
    • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Napkin Dermatitis (Nappy Rash)
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Paediatric (Pediatric) Dizziness & Balance Disorders
    • Palpitations
    • Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome)
    • Reflux and Colic
    • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
    • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    • Troublesome Cough
    • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
    • Weight Gain
    • Weight Loss
    • Wheezing
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    Education

    • MB BS St. George's Hospital Medical School 2003
    • BSc in Neuroscience St. George's Hospital Medical School 2002
    • Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine 2010

    Memberships:

    • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
    2/2
    Headache
    1/2
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr Al-Saffar was amazing with my daughter. Very clear in her advice and very calm in her approach which was just what you need with a teenager. Her review was very comprehensive and I would definitely recommend her as she has expertise in many areas.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr. Rima Al-Saffar put myself and my daughter at ease immediately with her calm and friendly nature.
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