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Dr Nagi Giumma Barakat

Consultant Paediatrician



Children's Services
General Paediatrics

Special Interests

General paediatrics/Neonates and epilepsy/neurodevelopment/neurodisability


English, Arabic & German


The Portland Hospital




0208 974 6019


Areas of expertise: General paediatrics/Neonates (I can see children with fever, tonsillitis, cough and cold, vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, migraine, constipation, urine infection, chest infection, muscle pain, body aches, developmental delay, learning difficulties, skin rashes, vaccination, loss of weight or not gaining weight, joint and limbs pain and any other general- new born babies with any problem)

Areas of special interest and expertise : epilepsy(simple and complex), developmental delay, headache, migraines , muscle pain, and neurodisability +neurorehab

Award: Teaching award from Imperial college 2007

Training: Educational supervisor for many years, 

Director of Pastest paediatric clinical –UK since 2004,

Training the trainer provider since 2006

Paediatric epilepsy training 1 provider since 2007

Paediatric Educational trainer –Certified 2009

Membership of professional bodies and societies: GMC, MDU, BPNA,RS

Publications : Books

  1. Barakat N and O'Callaghan M, 1994, "MCQs for the MRCP examination Part I Paediatrics", 1st edition, Butterworth Heinemann, ISBN 0-7506-2029-3.
  2. Barakat N "100 Data Interpretation Questions in Paediatrics, for MRCP/MRCPCH", 1999, 1st edition, The Royal Society of Medicine Press LTD, ISBN: 1-85315-405-9
  3. Barakat N "400 MCQs in paediatrics for MRCPCH/MRCP part I". The Royal Society of Medicine Press LTD, May 2001, 1st edition
  4. Barakat N “100 Grey cases in paediatrics”. Published July 2003
  5. Barakat N, Buchdahl R, “Get Through, Photographs for MRCPCH”, November2004
  6. Barakat N, Second edition of “Get Through,400 Best of five & EMQs for MRCPCH Part I”, January 2005
  7. Barakat N, “123doc best of five and EMQs for MRCPCH part I”, October 2006
  8. Barakat N,“Get Through, data Interpretation in Paediatrics”, RSM, June 2008
  9. Co-Author, Text book “Training in Paediatrics, Pharmacology and fluids Chapter” June 2009
  10. Several articles on Line


  1. Barakat N, Leumann E, Willi U. "Vesico-Ureteric Reflux and renal scaring in infants and Children". Swiss Medical Journal. (1989) 119:supp 29:page 20. I presented this in annual meeting of Swiss Paediatric Nephrology Society, Lausanne April 1989, Swiss Paediatric Association, Bern, July 1989
  2. Evanson EJ, Barakat NG, Tylor WJ, Cross H, Harkness W, Kingsley DP. "Post-operative appearance of functional hemispherectomy on MRI and clinical evaluation". Departments of neuroradiology, neurology and neurosurgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London.
  3. N Barakat " Interpersonal Skills for the clinicians" Libyan Medical Journal, Libyan J Med, AOP: 070620 (published 27 June 2007)
  4. Several articles in Arabic and English (political articles all on line)
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