Paediatric Consultants

Ahmed, Dr Mansoor

Dr Mansoor Ahmed

  • Consultant paediatrician
     

Location 

  • Queen's Hospital Burton


Contact information

Telephone: 01283 511 511 ext. 4360


Clinical interests

  • General paediatrics
     
  • Paediatric gastrointestinal diseases
     
  • Dietary and nutritional disorders
     
  • Food intolerance and dietary allergies
     
  • Nephrology/urology related diseases


Biography

Dr M Ahmed was appointed as consultant paediatrician with an interest in gastroenterology and nutrition in April 2004. His training in the field of general paediatrics has been in various hospitals in England and Wales with a particular emphasis on paediatric gastroenterology and nutrition.

Since his appointment, he has been pivotal in developing and delivering a lauded paediatric gastroenterology services locally. He has also introduced skin prick testing in the department and helped to develop children’s allergy services locally.

He is honorary senior lecturer in medical education at the School of Medicine at Leicester University. He has strong research interest and is departmental 'Research Champion' for West Midlands-Local Clinical Research Network. He has significant number of national/international presentations and peer reviewed publications to his credit. He has been tutor for Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) from 2010-2013, undergraduate lead for the department (2004-2014) and departmental lead (2016-2019). He is also paediatric oncology lead locally.

Nationally, he has been RCPCH liaison officer for the International Paediatric Training Scheme (2007-2012) and an assessor for Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) applications in paediatrics (2007-2011). He was Chair of CNN Clinical Governance Group from 2014-16. He is currently a senior examiner for Membership of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) and Diploma in Child Health (DCH). He is also START assessor at RCPCH (2012 to date) and AAC penal member. He instructs on various paediatric and neonatal life support courses (APLS, NLS, PILS and GIC) and safeguarding children courses (CPRR) nationally.


Clinics

Tuesday afternoon: GI clinics (weekly) - Queen's Hospital Burton

Wednesday morning: Outreach clinics at Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital 

Thursday morning: New patient clinics (weekly) - Queen's Hospital Burton

Joint GI transition clinics (4 clinics annually) - Queen's Hospital Burton

Paediatric gastrointestinal endoscopies - Royal Derby Hospital

Aswani, Dr Dita

Dr Dita Aswani

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Balasubramaniam, Dr Velur

Dr Velur Balasubramaniam

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Bowker, Dr Richard

Dr Richard Bowker

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Choules, Dr Anthony

Dr Anthony Choules

  • Consultant paediatrician


Location 

Queen's Hospital Burton
 

Contact information

Telephone: 01283 566 333 (Main switchboard)


Biography

Dr Choules is a general paediatrician. He trained mostly in the south and south west of England and spent some time as a registrar in Australia.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and has wide experience in the care of children including newborn babies and patients with neurodisability. Since starting in Burton in 1999, he has provided clinical leadership for the development of respiratory, allergy and epilepsy services and spent three years as lead for paediatric services. More recently has held the role of clinical director for women and children’s services. He has also served as postgraduate clinical tutor and director of education within the Trust.

Dr Choules has a keen interest in medical education and is an associate dean for Heath Education England (Midlands and East) and Director of the West Midlands North Foundation School. He is also Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Foundation Programme Committee.

Cox, Dr Vanessa

Dr Vanessa Cox

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Etuwewe, Dr Bemigho

Dr Bemigho Etuwewe

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Evennett, Dr Jennifer

Dr Jennifer Evennett

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Faza, Dr Hany

Dr Hany Faza

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Goel, Dr Chhavi


Dr Chhavi Goel, MBBS, MD, MRCPCH

  • Consultant paediatrician
     

Location 

Queen's Hospital Burton
 

Contact information

Telephone: 01283 566 333 (Main switchboard)
 

Clinical interests

  • Allergy


Biography

Dr Goel has worked as a consultant at Queen’s Hospital Burton since August 2011. She completed her registrar rotation from East Midlands Deanery.

She is a general paediatrician with a primary interest in allergy. She delivers general paediatric clinics and sees patients with general paediatric and respiratory problems. She is undergraduate lead for the child health block for Leicester medical school students, and the lead for risk management in the department.

Dr Goel is an NLS instructor and regularly teaches on these courses, and runs neonatal simulations within the department for junior doctors for teaching and training purposes. She is an accredited educational supervisor and leads on various audit projects including national audits. She is actively involved in teaching within the department, and contributes to the on-call rota which includes covering neonates.

Joshi, Dr Gitika

Dr Gitika Joshi

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Kalepu, Dr Rajani

Dr Rajani Kalepu

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Kumar, Dr Sumant

Dr Sumant Kumar

  • Consultant paediatrician


Location 

Queen's Hospital Burton
 

Contact information

Telephone: 01283 566 333 (Main switchboard)


Clinical interests

  • General paediatrics
     
  • Care of the newborn
     
  • Paediatric epilepsy and headaches
     

Biography

Dr Kumar is a consultant paediatrician with special interests in paediatric epilepsy and neurology. His training in paediatrics involved rotations through various hospitals in London, Kent and Wales before being appointed to the East Midlands South Regional Rotation as specialist registrar. His training has included experience in neonatal medicine and general paediatrics, with special interest in paediatric epilepsy.

Lewins, Dr Ian

Dr Ian Lewins

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Li, Dr Simon

Dr Simon Li

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Manzoor, Dr Azhar


Dr Azhar Manzoor, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPCH

  • Consultant paediatrician
  • Designated Doctor for Unexpected Child Death
     

Location

  • Queen's Hospital Burton


Contact information

Telephone: 01283 566 333 (Main switchboard)


Clinical interests

  • Neonatology
  • Paediatric Cardiology

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McIntyre, Dr John

Dr John McIntyre

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Moorkoth, Dr Sudeep

Dr Sudeep Moorkoth

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340 131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Mott, Dr Julie

Dr Julie Mott

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Muogbo, Dr Dominic

Dr Dominic Muogbo

  • Consultant paediatrician


Location

  • Queen's Hospital Burton 


Contact information

Telephone: 01283 566 333 (Main switchboard)


Clinical interests

  • General paediatrics
     
  • Special interest in paediatric gastroenterology
     
  • Nephrology


Biography

Dr D Muogbo was appointed as consultant paediatrician at Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BHFT) in September 2011. His training in the field of general paediatrics has been in various hospitals in the UK.

I completed my first year of my basic paediatric training in London and subsequent 2 years in Nottingham. My higher specialist paediatric training was in the west midland deanery rotating through several specialties and developed a special interest in paediatric gastroenterology. I was appointed as a consultant at Queen's Burton Hospital in September 2011.

Since my appointment I have also taken up link for nephrology and built an interest in this area. I am currently the lead for neonatal services and college tutor for Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).

Dr Muogbo was appointed as consultant paediatrician in September 2011 and has since taken up link for nephrology and built an interest in this area. Dr Muogbo is also the lead for neonatal services and college tutor for Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).

Dr Muogbo's clinical interests are in general paediatrics with a special interest in paediatric gastroenterology.

Okike, Dr Ifeanyichukwu

Dr Ifeanyichukwu Okike Dr Okike, Consultant at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Dr Okike has interests in Paediatric infectious diseases and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He works as a Paediatric Consultant and Undergraduate Medical Education lead for child health at Derbyshire children’s hospital. He is the teaching and learning quality lead for undergraduate medical education (including all medical and surgical specialties) and is an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Nottingham, School of Medicine.

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Ratnayaka, Dr Malkanthi

Dr Malkanthi Ratnayaka

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Robinson, Dr Gisela

Dr Gisela Robinson

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Ruggins, Dr Nigel

Dr Nigel Ruggins

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Dr Ruggins has more than 25 years experience working as a Consultant at Derbyshire Children's Hopsital. Although he has subspecialty interest and clinical commitments in Neonatology and Children’s Respiratory disease, including asthma and cystic fibrosis, he continues to maintain an interest and commitment to General Paediatrics so retains a broad clinical experience.

Within this role he has worked in wider aspects of the NHS with other providers and commissioners. He has been a part of many of the changes within the NHS and has had to drive them through locally within the Service and see them become established. More recently, Dr Ruggins spent some years in the role of Clinical Lead for Transition in the East Midlands working for the Strategic Clinical Network establishing and promoting good practice in the moving on of young adults from children’s to adult services. He also serves nationally as the Chairman of the NIPE Advisory Group as established by NHS England to oversee the implementation and functioning of the newborn examination screening programme.

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Smith, Dr Julie

Dr Julie Smith

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Starkey, Dr Elizabeth

Dr Elizabeth Starkey

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Surridge, Dr Julia

Dr Julia Surridge

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Tinklin, Dr Tracy

Dr Tracy Tinklin

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Traves, Dr Donna

Dr Donna Traves

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Weights, Dr Claire

Dr Claire Weights

Specialty: Paediatrics

Location: Royal Derby Hospital

 

Contact information

Telephone: 01332 340131 (Main switchboard)

Email: TBC

Yarlagadda, Dr Sailakshmi

Dr Sailakshmi Yarlagadda

  • Consultant Paediatritian
     

Location

Queen's Hospital Burton
 

Contact information

Telephone: 01283 566 333 ext 4368
 

Clinical interests

  • General paediatrics

  • Growth disorders

  • Disorders of puberty

  • Diabetes - education, new technology, transition


Biography

Dr Yarlagadda was appointed as consultant paediatrician with an interest in diabetes and endocrinology at Queen's Hospital Burton.

She is trained in general paediatrics and neonates, with special interest in paediatric diabetes, growth and endocrinology.
 

Clinics

Monday and Thursday afternoons: diabetes clinic (weekly)

Tuesday morning: paediatric/endocrine (weekly)

Friday morning: transitional diabetes clinic (monthly)

Endocrine clinic (whole day) (four times a year)

 

Zaman, Dr Saaduz

Dr Saaduz Zaman

  • Consultant paediatrician


Location

Queen's Hospital Burton


Contact information

Telephone: 01283 566 333 (Main switchboard)


Clinical interests

  • General paediatrics
     
  • Neonates
     
  • Rheumatology
     
  • Adolescent health


Biography

Doctor Zaman is a consultant paediatrician with an interest in rheumatology and adolescent health at Queen's Hospital Burton. He has gained excellent experience around the West Midlands with an interest in rheumatology, an interest that blossomed at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital (a leading centre for this specialty).

As a new consultant he will provide excellent care to the local population in both his chosen speciality as well as in general paediatrics and neonates. He has knowledge of adolescent medicine and is keen to be involved in local transition and advocating for this patient population.

He has a keen interest in medical student education and was made SAT (senior academy teacher) at the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (2017-2018). Currently, at the University of Birmingham, he works as part of the medical student question writing group. He has always been involved in research and has posters and presentations, as well as published research. This has allowed him to present nationally and internationally.

He is particularly proud of his involvement in the training days provided for the West Midlands trainees. He also stated that he is extremely honoured to have organised the consultant training day for senior trainees that took place in July 2017 at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital, receiving great feedback.