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- Paediatric neurodisability
- Paediatric neurology
- Video and telephone consultations
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.
- Kerri Swales
- Spire Hull & East Riding Hospital Lowfield Road Anlaby Hull HU10 7AZ
- 01482 660267
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Paediatrician with interest in paediatric neurology and neurodisability
I have a keen interest in sport and regularly play badminton and cricket. I spend my spare time doing gardening,cycling, walking and socialising with friends.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Fluent
- Urdu - Conversational
Mehta V, Ferrie CD, Cross J, Vadlamani G. Corticosteroids including ACTH for childhood epilepsy other than epileptic spasms. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD005222. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005222.pub3
Courses offered to GPs
Headache in children
Faints and funny turns
Tics and Tourette's
Developmental delay - when to refer
Functional neurological disorder in Children
- Completion of Training (CCT) Paediatrics and Paediatric Neurodisability RCPCH 2014
- PG Diploma in Child Health University of Leeds 2013
- FRCPCH RCPCH 2016
- MD Paediatrics University of Mumbai 2004
- DCH College of Physician and Surgeons, Mumbai 2003
- MBBS Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, India 1999
Reference number 6139728
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- College Tutor RCPCH 2018
- Honorary Lecturer Hull York Medical Achool 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- Paediatrics, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
- Lowfield RoadHULLHU10 7AZ
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 01482 764144
- Lowfield RoadHULLHU10 7AZ
- 14:00 - 16:00
- 01482 659471
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital
Tel : 01482 660228