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Dr Vishal Mehta

Dr Vishal Mehta

Paediatrics 06139728

 

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
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  • Open Referral network
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Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Paediatric neurodisability
  • Paediatric neurology

Offers

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I treats and manages all common health problems in children and has special interest in paediatric neurology, epilepsy, childhood headache disorders including migraine and neurodisability.

I have over 20 years of experience working with children. I graduated from Indore, India, and completed my post-graduation training in paediatrics from prestigious Bombay University where I obtained MD in Paediatrics. I then moved to the UK and did my further training in Yorkshire and Norwich before taking up the Consultant Paediatrician post at Hull Royal Infirmary.

I have special interest in Paediatric neurology and neurodisability, which I have been practising for the past 10 years. I deal with all kinds of neurological problems in children, particularly problems of headache, funny turns, developmental delay,epilepsy, movement disorder and neuromuscular problem. In addition I have experience in managing general paediatric problems.

I have keen interest in teaching. I regularly teach in Yorkshire Deanery MRCPCH clinical Course, British Paediatric Neurology Association run headache( CHaT) and epilepsy courses (PET). Additionally, I am honorary lecture in Paediatrics for Hull York Medical school( HYMS) and RCPCH College Tutor at Hull University Teaching Hospitals. I am also a EPALS course instructor.

Areas of interest

Epilepsy;Faints and funny turns; Movement Disorder ; Headache/Migraine; Developmental problems/delay ; delayed walking; Cerebral Palsy; Tics and Tourette's; muscle pain, leg pains; abnormal gait; Toe walking; Sleep difficultly

General paediatric problems; Neck lump; Cough; Asthma; Eczema; Cows milk protein intolerance and allergy; Abdominal pain; Constipation; Bed wetting; Water or urinary track infection; Back pain; common respiratory and bowel problems; Gastro oesophageal reflux disease; childhood infections and blood disorders. I also diagnose and treat children and young person with PoTS ( postural ortho static tachycardia syndrome) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

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