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- Paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology & nutrition
I am a substantive NHS Consultant with more than 30 years' experience in paediatric medicine, my sub-specialty interests being paediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, and food allergy.
Having qualified from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka with First Class Honours, I completed my PhD thesis at the University of Birmingham, UK on the immunology of breast milk. I have maintained my sub-specialty interests in mucosal immunology, gastrointestinal disorders and food allergy.
I am an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham Medical School and an Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Warwick Medical School. I am also an Associate Postgraduate Dean at Health Education England - West Midlands (formerly West Midlands Deanery).
Areas of interest
Paediatric gastroenterology and nutrition; food allergy.
- Eileen McCarthy
- Priory Hospital 225A Bristol Road Birmingham B5 7UB
- 0121 446 1671
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Paediatrician and Gastroenterologist, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
I have a lifelong enthusiasm for cricket and continue to derive enormous pleasure, both as an occasional player and as a spectator. I also enjoy travel and music.
Fellow of Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, London
Fellow of Academy of Medical Educators
Associate Postgraduate Dean
Honorary Assistant Professor, University of Warwick Medical School
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham Medical School
Several, including BMJ, Archives Diseases of Childhood, British Journal of Hospital Medicine
Zero readmission and post-procedure infection relates from day case endoscopy / colonoscopy procedures in successive years
- MB BS University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 1980
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1986
- DCH London 1987
- PhD University of Birmingham, UK 1996
- FRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health 1996
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians London 2012
- FAcadMEd Academy of Medical Educators 2015
Reference number 3472855
Details of entry to specialist register
- Paediatric Gastroenterology, 1987
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology
British Society of Paediatric Allergy
European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
North American Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
- BMI Priory Hospital, Priory Road Edgbaston...
- 17:00 - 19:00
- 0121 446 1630
- Spire Parkway Hospital, 1 Damson Parkway...
- 17:00 - 19:00
- 0121 704 5527
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
Not required as outpatient consultation and day case practice only. Personal mobile number provided to parents of all children undergoing endoscopy or colonoscopy for use in event of any concern in 48 hours post-procedure. This number is not to be made available on any websites or released.