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Dr Deirdre Peake

Paediatrics

 

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About me

I am a Consultant Paediatric Neurologist who o graduated from University College Dublin (1994) .In 2006 I was awarded a Certificate of Sub-Speciality Training (CSST) in Paediatric Neurology following completion of the National Training Grid scheme in Paediatric Neurology. I was appointed as a Paediatric Neurology Consultant in Birmingham Children’s Hospital in 2006 and I now hold a position as a Paediatric Neurology Consultant in the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children (RBHSC) Belfast since 2007. I publish in scientific journals and present at national and international meetings.

Paediatric Neurology
I am a paediatric neurologist who looks after a wide variety of childhood neurological illness including:
• Epilepsy,
• Headache and migraine
• Fits, faints and funny turns
• Tic disorders and Tourette’s Syndrome
• Developmental delay
• Developmental co-ordination disorders
• Abnormalities of gait
• Muscle and nerve problems
• Rarer neurological disorders including stoke, demyelination, metabolic and genetic conditions
My specialist interest within Paediatric Neurology is in the diagnosis and management of Paediatric Epilepsy. I run specialised epilepsy clinics including a Ketogenic diet and Vagal nerve stimulation clinic
I also have an interest in Tics/ Tourette’s Syndrome a

Areas of interest

Paediatric neurology; Epilepsy; Headache;Migraine; faints;Tic disorders; Tourette Syndrome; Developmental delay; Developmental co-ordination disorders;Abnormalities of gait; Muscle;Nerve problems;

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Procedures completed

  • 22000

    Routine electroencephalography (EEG) in adult or child aged over 5 (including reporting) - (1-5)

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