our team

Experts to make sure that your child is growing up healthy.

About Paediatric Diagnostics
Our Team

We are a team of paediatric medical and nursing professionals offering world class private diagnostic services, helping you to ensure that your child is growing up healthy and safe.

Paediatric Medical Doctors

Dr Nitha Naqvi

BSc (hons) MBBS (hons) MSc FRCPCH EACVI accreditation in Congenital Echocardiography
Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist

Dr Nitha Naqvi is a senior Paediatric Cardiology Consultant with an international reputation. She cares for the very sickest children with life threatening congenital and acquired heart disease.

She qualified from Guy’s and St. Thomas’s Medical School, London with honours and a first-class BSc. She underwent postgraduate training in London including working at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Guys and St Thomas’s hospitals, UCLH and the Royal Marsden. She completed a MSc at The Institute of Child Health and has been awarded prizes from the British Congenital Cardiac Association and the Royal Society of Medicine. She has 20 years’ experience in paediatric cardiology and works as a consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital where she is Director of a Paediatric Cardiology Network of 26 different hospitals across England.

Dr Naqvi is the winner of a top national prize – Asian Woman of the Year (NatWest Asian Woman of Achievement Chairman’s Award) being congratulated by the prime minister, also appearing as an inspiring leader in the national press (Financial Times, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, BBC). She was recently featured on the iconic big screen in London’s Piccadilly Circus.

Currently Dr Naqvi’s features at the Migration Museum online and actual physical museum in Lewisham. She has also been interviewed on IG Live by Good Morning Britain Doctor Dr Amir Khan.

She has previously been awarded the European Association of cardiovascular imaging accreditation in congenital heart disease and Fellowship of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians.

Website: www.mychildheartdoctor.com

Dr Nitha Naqvi

Dr Michael Hii

Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr Hii has been a consultant paediatric gastroenterologist at Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton since 2012. He gained his paediatrics and gastroenterology training from working at various hospitals in London. He has worked in tertiary gastroenterology centres including Great Ormond Street Hospital, Royal Free Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He spent a further 2 years working as a Hepatology Clinical Fellow at the Supra-Regional Liver Centre at King’s College Hospital. He is currently the Clinical Hepatology lead in Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital. He also has an MSc in Paediatrics, which was received in 2003 at Birmingham University. He is a member of British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

His main interests are gut-associated food allergies and intolerances, constipation, gastro-oesophageal reflux, infantile colic, nutrition, inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome. He also has broad experience in general paediatrics.

Dr Hii is also a member of the advisory committee for Paediatric Diagnostics.

Website: www.paediatricgutinvestigation.co.uk

Dr Michael Hii

Dr Shankar Kanumakala

Consultant Paediatrician (Endocrinology & Diabetes)

Dr Kanumakala is a Consultant Paediatrician at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital. He has a special interest in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes, obesity and lipid disorders in children. He also enjoys teaching and education; approved examiner for MRCPCH exams; member of British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes. He has given several lectures over the world and continues to do so.

Dr Anita Amin

MB BChir (Cantab) MA MRCP (Dermatol)
Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist

Dr Amin is a Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist and Lead Consultant Dermatologist in her NHS practice at Western Sussex Hospitals. Prior to this, she was Cancer Lead for Brighton and Hove. She has a wealth of experience in skin cancer, rashes and paediatric dermatology. As a specialist dermatologist for children, she can advise on when something needs treating or when something can be left safely alone.

She graduated from Cambridge University and has worked internationally in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Dr Anita Amin graduated from Cambridge University Medical School. She gained extensive experience in adult general internal medicine at Addenbrooke’s Cambridge University Hospital, where she obtained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians.

Website: www.anitaamin.co.uk

Dr Anita Amin

Dr Paras Sharma

Consultant Paediatrician - Lead for Autism, ADHD and Neurodevelopment

Dr Sharma is a Consultant Paediatrician with more than 25 years of experience caring for children with a variety of general medical illnesses.
He is currently the lead paediatric consultant for ASD, ADHD, Neurodevelopment, and Lead Paediatric Consultant in Mental Health in Epsom Children hospital. He has previously worked at the University College London Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and St Georges Hospital.

Dr Ajith Prasad

MBBS, MD, DCH, FRCPCH, PG Cert(Allergy)
Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Prasad is a Consultant Paediatrician with more than 20 years experience in dealing with various paediatric problems. He holds a Consultant position at Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust and specialises in Paediatric Allergy.  He has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of various allergic conditions in children, including food allergy, hay fever, eczema and chronic urticaria. He is a fellow of the Royal college of Paediatrics and Child health and member of the British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Dr Ajit Prasad

Dr Jatindar Thompson

Private GP

Dr Thompson is a private General Practitioner with over 20 years of experience. She undertook her medical training at St Mary’s Hospital, now Imperial College, and specialised at the Chelsea and Westminster hospital, completing her training in Kensington. She enjoys working with children and has spent many years working to deliver high quality physical and mental health care, including immunisations, to babies, children and adolescents in both her NHS and Private General Practice. She believes that supporting parents through the challenges of nurturing children is an important aspect of providing holistic family care.

Dr Jatindar Thompson

Dr Jawad

Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Jawad is a consultant Paediatrician at Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust a, and honorary Consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital & Harefield, London, UK. Dr Jawad has wide experience at both clinical and education level. He is a Paediatrician with a special interest in cardiorespiratory diseases and related problems such as allergies.

Between 1980 and 1991 Dr Jawad was trained and worked at Heath University, hospital, Cardiff, Bristol Children hospital, St Michael’s Hill, Bristol, Edith Watson hospital, Lancashire, Queen Marys’ Hospital Roehampton, Westminster Children Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster, North Middlesex & Royal Free, Hampstead and The Royal Brompton hospital before he moved into his consultant post in Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust in 1991. Dr Jawad is the Principal investigator for Kawasaki Disease for Surrey & Sussex Healthcare.

Dr Jawad is also a senior examiner for the MRCPCH & DCH and recognised tutor in Paediatrics. He was the chief examiner at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child health, then became the Principal Regional examiner for the Middle East & North Africa before he was promoted to his present position as Strategic Regional Advisor at the RCPCH for Training and Examination -MENA.

Dr Jawad deals with children with various heart problems examples: heart murmurs, heart defects, syncope (fainting in children), palpitations and chest pain. Also, children with various respiratory problems such as Asthma, recurrent wheezing, respiratory tract infections, chronic cough or repeated chest infections.

Dr Jawad

Paediatric Surgeons

Mr Sam Khemani

ENT Surgeon

Mr Khemani is a Consultant Paediatric ENT Surgeon and Clinical Lead for ENT at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust. He was appointed as a Consultant in 2012 after training in a number of prestigious surgical centres in London, including University College Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital and the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital. He has extensive experience in the medical and surgical management of paediatric ENT conditions with subspecialist expertise in the surgical management of hearing loss and discharging ears as well as the management of balance disorders and throat conditions including tonsillitis. He teaches intracapsular coblation tonsillectomy techniques around the world. Mr Khemani is also a member of the advisory committee for Paediatric Diagnostics.

Website: www.entsurrey.com

Mr Sam Khemani

Professor CK Sinha

FRCS Paediatric Surgery (England), MCh,
FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCS (Ireland), MS, MBBS

Professor Sinha has over 25 years’ experience in paediatric surgery and paediatric urology. He underwent specialist training in paediatric surgery at the London Deanery and the Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, India and has also worked in many world-renowned hospitals including Great Ormond Hospital for Children, London, King’s College Hospital, London, Birmingham Children’s Hospital and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

He has authored or contributed to over 115 publications, 15 books, and 50 national and international presentations. One of his most popular books is ‘Handbook of Paediatric Surgery’, published by Springer London – New York.

He is also the Clinical Governance Lead at St George’s Medical School and is actively involved in training the next generation.

Website: www.childsurgeon.co.uk

Professor CK Sinha

Mr Eoin Baldwin

Consultant Podiatric Surgeon
Fellow of the Royal College of Podiatry

Mr Eoin Baldwin has extensive experience in the field of foot surgery having been involved in Podiatric Surgery for over 35 years. He has held NHS Consultant positions in London and Surrey.

Mr Baldwin now works independently, he is a highly experienced foot specialist, having performed over 23,000 foot and ankle procedures. He provides a comprehensive range of surgical foot procedures, everything from ingrowing toenails to bunions and ankle pathologies. 

He has a special interest, together with extended training, in the treatment of children’s foot conditions.

Consultant Radiologist

Dr. Naomi Sellars

Consultant Radiologist

Dr Sellars has been a radiology consultant at East Surrey Hospital since 2001. She is the gastro-intestinal radiology and uro-radiology lead and clinical supervisor for radiology training. She has a special interest in MRI and introduced both body MRI imaging and, in 2010, Paediatric MRI for investigating small bowel pathology to East Surrey.

A graduate of Oxford University and University College London she gained her MRCP in 1993. She was attracted to radiology by the opportunities for diagnostic and interventional problem solving offered by developing technologies. She has trained and worked at a number of leading London teaching hospitals including Great Ormond Street, St Georges, the Royal National Orthopaedic and Royal Marsden Hospitals. In addition to her expertise in gastro and uro-radiology her professional interests extend to oncology, and musculoskeletal imaging.

Paediatric Nursing Team


Mr Femi Omowo

Femi has experience working in both NHS and private hospitals in London, Surrey, Kent, Birmingham and Cambridge. His experience includes managing the paediatric service at Spire Roding Hospital, Spire Parkway Hospital, The Holly Private Hospital, One Ashford and currently at Spire St. Anthony’s and Spire Gatwick Park Hospital. Femi has extensive experience in nursing children with medical and surgical problems including in gastroenterology, cardiac, neurology, ENT and emergency care. He is EPALS (European Paediatric Advanced Life Support) certified. Femi co-runs the Paediatric Gut Investigation Clinic and is a founding member of Paediatric Diagnostics where he also sits on the advisory committee.

Website: www.paediatricgutinvestigation.co.uk


Ms Belinda Dehinbo

Belinda is the Paediatric Deputy Lead nurse at Spire St Anthony’s Hospital. With almost 12 years of experience in Paediatric Nursing, Belinda has a wealth of knowledge under her belt. She has worked in a number of different areas and has nursing expertise in Paediatric Surgery, Urology, Orthopaedics, Plastic surgery and ENT.

Paediatric Dietitian

Chris Smith

Paediatric Dietitian

Chris has 15 years’ experience in clinical dietetics. Following his training in London he worked at the Royal Free Hospital, London for many years then moved to the Children’s Hospital in Brighton in 2007. Currently Chris is the lead paediatric acute Dietitian in a team of 8 specialist dieticians. His main interest is in the clinical management of under nutrition, gastroenterology, allergy and cystic fibrosis.

He has a strong interest in research and has published work in the field of nutrition. In 2012 he led the collation of a European wide audit of CF dietetic practice with a data cohort of >7000 patients from 10 countries. He has presented many of his own research works at several European conferences including ESPGHAN (2017, 2015, 2013, 2012) and ECFS (European Cystic Fibrosis Society 2012, 2009). Chris has been a lecturer for several leading nutrition companies for many years and continues this important work to share good clinical practice and best nutritional care.

Chris maintains a busy clinical work load as well as being part of the MDT nutrition team for the hospital along with surgical and gastroenterology colleagues.

Since setting up the Nutritional Clinical Investigation Unit in 2014 at the Children’s Hospital his current projects focus on nutritional assessment of body composition, indirect calorimetry and intake composition analysis.

In his spare time Chris runs a taxi service for his 2 children.

Paediatric Audiology Team

Mrs Angela Street

Mrs Angela Street


Angie qualified as an Audiologist in 1985 after completing her in service training at St Mary Abbots Hospital in London, she received her British Association of Audiology Technicians (BAAT) part 1 and 2 and became a member of the Association of Technicians Group of the British Society of Audiology. Angie is a very experienced Audiologist having spent nearly 40 years in this field and has managed and led both Adult and Paediatric NHS Audiology Services in Surrey and Sussex. She is currently registered with the Registered Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP).

Mr Jay Jindal

Mr Jay Jindal

Consultant Audiologist

Jay is a highly qualified audiologist with a doctorate degree in audiology and about 15 years of experience in NHS and independent sectors in the UK. His clinical areas of expertise include paediatric hearing assessments, balance and dizziness disorders, and auditory processing disorders. He is also a member of the Registered Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Mr Prince Punnoose

Mr Prince Punnoose

BSc, PG in Audiology, RHAD

Prince completed his graduation in Audiology in 1999 from a leading Medical University in India and thereafter gained his Post Graduate degree in Audiology at the University of Manchester in 2003. He is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) who regulates Private Hearing Aid Dispensers in the UK.

He is also a member of the Registered Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP). Prince has extensive clinical experience in the field of audiology in the UK as a clinician, team leader, and head of NHS Audiology department, and has been practicing private Hearing and Tinnitus Management as a director of Gatwick Audiology since 2007.

Eleanor Smith

Patient Services

Before working in healthcare, I studied English Literature at the University of Leeds. In my spare time, I enjoy travelling, reading and spending time with friends. I am passionate about helping parents and their children

Natasha David

Client Liaison Manager

Before joining the team, I gained a degree in Business Management, and have worked in hospital administration for many years, alongside raising my two small children.

In my spare time, I love spending time with my family and friends. Being a mum myself I completely understand how important it is to find the right care for your children.

We also have access to a range of paediatric therapists including speech and language therapists and dieticians.

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