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Ravi Kumar has been a Consultant Paediatrician at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading since August 2002. He did his Specialist training in the Oxford Deanery before starting his post as a Consultant. He looks after all babies and children with General Paediatric problems.
He was the Lead for General Paediatrics at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation trust and has recently given up this role to take up the post of Deputy Director of Medical Education for the Trust.
Ravi Kumar has a passion for teaching and training and has completed a postgraduate certificate in medical education. He is involved in the recruitment, teaching, training and assessment of all Paediatric trainees in the Oxford School of Paediatrics. He organises and teaches on the Reading Paediatric Cardiac Murmur course. He is in charge of the Paediatric module of the language pathology students at the Reading University. He is an Advanced Paediatric Life Support instructor and also a MRCPCH examiner for the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health.
He has been working at The Berkshire Independent Hospital for the last 8 years. Ravi Kumar will be seeing all private General Paediatrics referrals at The Berkshire Independent Hospital.
Areas of interest
Look after ALL General Paediatric problems from newborn to 16 years; infant feeding problems; all gastrointestinal problems;breathing problems; heart murmurs;urinary problems;epilepsy and other neurological problems;
Education;Training and Teaching of junior doctors, language pathology students at Reading university; examining for the Royal College of Paediatrics and child health
Courses offered to GPs
Infant feeding problems; fits, faints & funny turns; cardiac problems in children; respiratory problems
- Maturu Ravi Kumar RCPCH 1996
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Lead for Paediatrics, Department of paediatrics Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation trust, Reading 2014
- Deputy Director of medical education Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation trust, Reading 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST, 2002
Affiliations / memberships
- spire dunedin hospital
- 09:00 - 15:00
- 07495 618753
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.