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Dr Jideofor Menakaya

Consultant General Paediatrician

MBBS (Benin) MRCP (Lond) DCH (Lond) MRCPCH (Lond) MMedSci (Birmingham) MA


Children's Services
General Paediatrics



NHS Base

Hillingdon Hospital


215 Great Portland Street



Dr Jideofor O Menakaya is an experienced Consultant Paediatrician based at Hillingdon Hospital. He is the Clinical Lead for Newborn Services and the Lead Clinician for Paediatric Gastroenterology at Hillingdon Hospital. 

Dr Menakaya was appointed a Consultant Paediatrician with interest in Newborn Care in 2003 after specialist training in General Paediatrics and Neonatal Medicine in London, Hampshire, West Midlands and Australia. In 2007, he was appointed Honorary Consultant Paediatrician in Paediatric Gastroenterology at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London. He is currently the Clinical Lead for Newborn Services and the Lead Clinician for Paediatric Gastroenterology at Hillingdon Hospital. He is also the Lead Paediatrician at The BMI Bishopswood Hospital at Northwood, Middlesex.

He has a wealth of experience in the assessment and management of all medical disorders affecting children including paediatric emergency care. In addition, he has particular expertise in the management of all disorders of newborn babies especially those born prematurely. He is also well versed in the treatment of children with disorders of the gastro intestinal tract.

In addition to his clinical duties as a consultant, his other roles include his work as a clinical researcher, a clinical educator, a mentor for post graduate doctors, an instructor for healthcare professionals in newborn life support skills. He is also a qualified instructor with the United Kingdom Resuscitation Council. He is a trained facilitator in clinical simulation

Dr Menakaya specialises in general paediatric disorders, neonatal diseases, paediatric gastroenterology, child hood nutrition particularly faltering growth, micronutrient deficiency and childhood immunisation. He has published several papers on paediatric and neonatal medicine and has lectured in many centres around the world. He enjoys biking, running, singing and travelling.

He lives in London with his wife and two children.

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