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Paediatric Services

  • Excellent Care for your Family

    We have a team of skilled and experienced Paediatricians here at New Malden Diagnostic, with a broad range of specialties ranging from Asthma to Endocrinology available to patients ages 0-18 years of age. Our Paediatric specialists work together to offer a full range of paediatric services from initial consultation and diagnosis through to treatment.

    Excellent Care for your Family
  • Range of Diagnostic Assessments

    We specialise in a range of diagnostic services. For children we offer:

    • Neurology
    • Endocrinology
    • Genetics
    • General Paediatrics
    • Asthma
    • Eczema
    • Allergy
    • Orthopaedics
    • Neonatal Medicine
    • Respiratory

    There is Ultrasound, Xray and MRI scanning available to children to aid diagnosis if needed. We take special care with young patients to make image testing as comfortable and stress-free as possible.

    Range of Diagnostic Assessments
  • Paediatric Treatments

    Our site is tailored to make children feel relaxed and at ease prior to their appointments, with a wide range of books and toys to occupy them whilst waiting.

    We offer treatment of the following for ages 0-18 years:

    • Asthma
    • Allergies
    • Neurological disorders
    • Endocrinology problems

Paediatric Consultants

Dr Nader Elgharably
Dr Nader Elgharably Paediatric Consultant

Dr Nader Elgharably

Worked at Kingston Hospital as a Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist level 2 unit since 2008 covering all acute/non acute medical problems for children. Looking after all critical preterm deliveries, regularly doing scans for the heart and brain longer medical care for all neonatal problems. Developed special interest in Paediatric Cardiology, working as honorary Consultant at the Cardiology department at Royal Brompton Hospital.

Dr Elgharably can do Neonatal Echos for murmurs and Paediatric Echo with close link with tertiary cardiology in the cases that need second opinions.

Professor George Du Toit
Professor George Du Toit Paediatric Consultant

George du Toit is a consultant in children’s allergy at Evelina London and honorary senior lecturer at King’s College London.George trained as a children’s doctor and then further specialised in children’s allergy and asthma at the Red Cross Children’s Hospital and University of Cape Town, Allergy Diagnostic Clinical Research Unit.

In 2000, George took up a post as consultant paediatric allergist at Imperial College London, St Mary’s Hospital, moving to the children’s allergy service at Evelina London in 2003.

George runs dedicated clinics in children’s food allergy, drug allergy and chronic urticaria at Evelina London.

Dr Assunta Albanese
Dr Assunta Albanese Paediatric Endocrinologist

She trained in Medicine at the University of Florence (Italy) and was a research fellow at the institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital (London) for three years. Her postgraduate thesis was based upon constitutional delay of growth and puberty.

In 1999 Dr Albanese was appointed as Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology at St George’s Hospital and at The Royal Marsden, where she runs long term endocrine service for oncological children. Her clinical practice includes general endocrinology, with a particular interest in disorders of growth and puberty, diabetes insipidus and hyponatraemia and endocrine late effects of cancer and its treatment.

Dr Albanese has published 78 manuscripts and refereed articles and 64 abstracts. She is a regular invited lecturer at National and International Conferences.

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Dr Antonia Clarke Paediatric Neurologist

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at St George’s Hospital, London. Having qualified from University College Dublin in 1985, she did her general paediatric training in Oxford, Great Ormond Street Hospital London, Bristol and Bath. Her sub-specialist training in paediatric neurology was at St George’s Hospital London.

Dr Bushra Al-Rubeyi
Dr Bushra Al-Rubeyi General Paediatrician

Dr Bushra Al-Rubeyi is a highly experienced consultant paediatrician and the founder of the prestigious London Child Clinic. Dr Al-Rubeyi adopts a holistic approach to the management of chronic and acute medical problems.

Including asthmaeczemahayfeverconstipationheadacheslethargy, and growth and developmental problems. She sees children from birth to the age of 18, and her busy clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for investigation and diagnosis on-site.

Originally graduating from Ain Shams University, Dr Al-Rubeyi completed her medical training in Paediatrics at Great Ormond Street, the Hammersmith Imperial College and University College Hospital. By 1995 Dr Al-Rubeyiwas a Consultant Paediatrician and Fellow of The Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health. She started the London Child Clinic in 2006, which is widely recognised as one of the foremost paediatric clinics in the UK. In addition to her clinical practice Dr Al-Rubeyi is published widely in leading paediatric journals and has provided teaching in a number of institutes.

Dr Michael Perkin
Dr Michael Perkin Paediatric Allergist

Dr Michael Perkin is a Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Allergy at St Thomas’ Hospital, the largest NHS children’s allergy service in the country, and is a Consultant in Paediatric Allergy at St George’s Hospital. Having qualified at St George’s Hospital Medical School (University of London) in 1993, he commenced training in Paediatrics and chose to specialise in Paediatric Allergy.

Dr Perkin undertook allergy training at Southampton and St Mary’s Hospital as well as Great Ormond Street Hospital. His research interest is understanding why so many children develop allergies and his PhD looked at farming children and what protects them from allergic disease. He is now co-leading a large trial to try and prevent infants developing food allergies in the first place – the EAT Study.Michael is able to advise on the management of food allergy, eczema, asthma, rhinitis (hay fever) and conjunctivitis as well as specific drug and insect sting allergies.

Michael provides a joint service with his wife, Dr Lucy Thomas (MB BCh, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP). Lucy qualified from University of Wales College of Medicine in 1992 and undertook training in general practice in Surrey. Having completed their family of four children she has chosen to develop a special interest in paediatric allergy working in conjunction with Michael.

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Dr Robert Boyle Children’s Allergy Specialist

Dr Boyle is a fully accredited children’s allergy specialist in London, who is able to help children and adolescents affected by allergy problems. His NHS base at St. Mary’s Hospital is one of the country’s largest allergy clinics for children and young people. He is an expert in diagnosing and treating allergy in children, including food allergy, eczema, hayfever, and asthma. Dr Boyle has an active research programme at Imperial College, London and is able to access state of the art allergy tests and allergy treatments for his patients if they are needed.

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Dr Parviz Habibi Paediatrician Specialist in Children’s Respiratory Conditions

I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. I am listed on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register.

My Private Practice is based at 84 Harley Street in London, 243 Great Portland Street in London and New Malden Diagnostic Centre in Surrey. I am accessible, available and aim to provide the highest standard of consultation and care for children. I provide medical reports promptly and communicate properly with others involved in my patient’s care.

I am the founder of the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at St May’s Hospital London and one of the pioneers of “mobile intensive care” a system for transport of seriously ill children. I was one of 400 people invited to the Millennium Celebration of Achievement Luncheon, in the presence of Her Majesty, The Queen.I was appointed Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London and Consultant at St. Mary’s Hospital London in 1992, since when I have been in practice as a specialist. In 2006, I was promoted to Reader at Imperial College and have since practiced as Clinician Scientist doing translational research into serious childhood diseases such as meningitis and septicaemia and respiratory diseases such as asthma and bronchiolitis. My current research focus is on sleep and breathing in children with asthma and sleep patterns in babies.

I am an active fund raiser and co-founder of the charity COSMIC (Children of St. Mary’s Intensive Care), which was instrumental in the setup the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit and provides ongoing support for families, research projects and training and education.

Dr Rima Al-Saffar
Dr Rima Al-Saffar Paediatric Consultant

Dr Rima Al-Saffar is a Paediatric Consultant at the Royal London Hospital as well as being the Clinical Lead for Paediatric. She is an advocate for quality improvement and the patient/family voice.  Dr Al-Saffar qualified with an MB BS and BSc from St. George’s Hospital Medical School in 2003 and completed a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the University of Liverpool in 2010.

She is a member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health since 2007 and entered the GMC specialty register in August 2015. Dr Al-Saffar is able to support consultations in both English and Arabic. Dr. Al-Saffar is experienced in managing all aspects of child health ranging from general check-ups and queries to more specialist investigations for specific diagnoses with onward referrals to a sub-specialist if needed.

Dr Tom Marrs
Dr Tom Marrs Paediatric Consultant

Dr Tom Marrs is a paediatrics allergist with over 10 years’ experience treating children with complex allergies, and leading service innovation to incorporate new evidence-based practice into allergy pathways.

He is a consultant at Evalina London Hospital at St Guy’s and Thomas’ Hospital specialising in suspected allergic reactions to food, dust, pollen, pets, and venom as well as the full range of allergic condition from eczema to chronic urticaria (persistent spontaneous nettle rash hives), and from persistent perenial house dust allergic rhinitis to seasonal hay fever and asthma.

He is also the director of the Allergy Academy post-graduate teaching institute at King’s College London.

Namir Kafil Hussain
Dr Namir Kafil-Hussain Consultant Opthalmologist

Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Children’s Eye Diseases and Strabismus (Squint).
Currently, he is a Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist in Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospital.
Mr. Kafil-Hussain is a highly experienced consultant ophthalmic surgeon, with substantial expertise gained in a variety of senior clinical consulting roles in some of the leading specialist hospitals in the UK and Ireland, managing high quality paediatric ophthalmic services.

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