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Dr Christina Petropoulos

Consultant Paediatrician

MBBS MSc MRCPH DCH

Specialty

Children's Services

Special Interests

General paediatrics. Examples include:

  • Child Health Surveillance
  • Problems in infancy such as excessive crying and discomfort
  • General concerns about growth and development
  • Headaches and abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Suspected fits, faints and funny turns
  • Common skin rashes such as eczema

Languages

English, Greek

NHS Base

University College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Portland Hospital

234 Great Portland Street
London
W1W 5QT

Fax

0870 803 0695

Biography

I am a general paediatrician with over 25 years of paediatric experience. In the private sector I work with colleagues at Dr Ian Hay Ltd on the first floor of 234, Great Portland Street. I am usually at the practice on Wednesdays but together, we provide daily care for our patients. My NHS base is at University College Hospital close by where I am a general paediatrician with an interest in epilepsy.

I grew up in London and graduated from St George’s Hospital Medical School (University of London) in 1990. My paediatric training was at various London hospitals and I also completed the MSc in Community Paediatrics with distinction. Most of my training took place on a part time basis whilst I raised my family.

I have been a consultant paediatrician since 2005 and see myself very much as a generalist providing holistic and comprehensive medical care for infants, children and young people up to the age of 18 years. I am well connected with other paediatric specialists in London should a specialist referral be needed.

My other roles and responsibilities have included: Clinical Lead Paediatrics Royal Free Hospital 2006-2007, Divisional Clinical Director for Paediatrics and Adolescents University College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2007-2012, Associate Responsible Officer UCLH 2012-2015, RCPCH College Tutor UCLH 2015-current. I also teach undergraduate and postgraduate students regularly using simulation, and run advanced life support courses and I am a RCPCH examiner.

Patient Appointments and address for correspondence:

227 The Fairway
Ruislip
Middlesex
HA4 0SN

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