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Last updated: 8 Jun 2020
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Dr Withanachchi is the Lead Consultant Paediatrician for Autism, ADHD and DCD (Dyspraxia) in the London borough of Enfield. She is the lead consultant for Enfield Child Development Team.
Dr Withanachchi also has special interest in Down’s syndrome and Developmental delay.
Her work includes diagnosis of above mentioned conditions, monitoring progress and recommendations to Education. This includes identification of additional support needed in the nursery or school setting.
Dr Withanachchi is registered as a specialist in Child Health in addition to being registered as a Consultant in Paediatrics.
She underwent higher specialist training at Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College London Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals in Paediatric Neurology, Paediatric Neurosurgery and Paediatric Neurodisability.
Dr Withanachchi was awarded the Gold Medal for Paediatrics at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate examinations.
She has been awarded a number of Clinical Excellence Awards by Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust for her outstanding work and contribution to Child Health.
Areas of interest
Autism; ADHD; Dyspraxia (DCD); Developmental delay
Current NHS consultant posts held
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Excellence Awards
Gold medal in Paediatrics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Sinhala, Sinhalese - Native or bilingual
Courses offered to GPs
Management of ADHD
- MBBS North Colombo Medical College 1995
- DCH Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo 2001
- MD Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo 2002
- MRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2003
- FRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2014
Reference number 6038288
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- 17:00 - 18:30
- 07956 355583
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