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Last updated: 15 Apr 2020
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 is the 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 teaching, training and assessment of all Paediatric trainees in the Oxford School of Paediatrics. He has organised and tuaght on the Reading Paediatric Cardiac Murmur course. He is an Advanced Paediatric Life Support instructor and also a MRCPCH examiner for the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health.
Dr Ravi Kumar will be seeing all private General Paediatrics referrals at The Spire Dunedin Hospital, 22, Bath road.in Reading.
Areas of interest
Look after ALL General Paediatric problems from newborn to 16 years; infant feeding problems such as cows milk allergy and gastro-esophageal reflux; all gastrointestinal problems;breathing problems; heart murmurs;palpitations, syncope, chest pain,urinary problems such as incontinence, UTI's;fits, faints & funny turns and possible epilepsy; respiratory problems such as persistent cough, asthma, wheeze; other paediatric problems
Current NHS consultant posts held
Royal Berkshire NHS foundation trust, Reading
Townlands hospitals for clinics once a month
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Fluent
- Oriya - Fluent
- Telugu - Fluent
- Urdu - Basic
Courses offered to GPs
Infant feeding problems; fits, faints & funny turns; respiratory problems, any other paediatric outpatient problems
- Maturu Ravi Kumar RCPCH 1996
- Dr Maturu Ravi Kumar Postgraduate certificate medical education, Winchester University 2011
Reference number 4458872
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Deputy Director of medical education Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation trust, Reading 2014
- Advanced life support instructor ALSG 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST, 2002
Affiliations / memberships
- spire dunedin hospital
- 09:00 - 17:30
- 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.