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Last updated: 18 Apr 2020
- Neonatal medicine
- Paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology & nutrition
- Paediatric immunology, infectious diseases & allergy
- Paediatric neurology
- Paediatric respiratory medicine
- Home chemotherapy
I am a Senior Consultant Paediatrician with more than 20 years of experience in Paediatrics. I trained at leading teaching hospitals in UK. Having achieved my certificate for specialist training I have been Consultant Paediatrician since 2007. I am also a Fellow of the RCPCH (Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health). My NHS practise is at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.
I am a General Paediatrician and have extensive experience in managing a wide variety of paediatric problems. I am happy to take referrals for all children from birth to 16 years of age.
I have special interest in Paediatric Epilepsy and Neurological disorders. I am the lead for Paediatric epilepsy at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospitals and run a busy multidisciplinary service. I have been chair for the South East Thames Paediatrics Epilepsy Group.
I have strong interest in teaching and training of junior doctors and medical students. I have been RCPCH tutor for KSS (Kent Surrey and Sussex deanery) paediatric trainees for 8 years. I am the Undergraduate tutor for medical students from Guy's, Kings and St Thomas' Hospitals. I am actively involved with MRCPCH clinical examination of Paediatric trainees.
I am the founding director for The Tunbridge Wells MRCPCH Clinical Courses (www.mrcpchcourses.co.uk)
Areas of interest
Newborn and Infants: Irritable babies, feeding difficulties, vomiting, milk allergy, colic, reflux, head shape and developmental concerns;
Gastro-intestinal: Abdominals pains, bowel problems, constipation, chronic diarrhoea, coeliac disease and food intolerances/allergies;
Respiratory: Chronic cough, recurrent infections, asthma, chest pains;
Cardiovascular: Chest pains, palpitations, breathlessness, heart murmur and collapse episodes;
Renal: Enuresis(bedwetting), recurrent urinary infections, vulvovaginitis, haematuria, renal colic.
Skin: Eczema, rashes, skin infections/marks, dermatitis, urticaria;
Joints: pains, swellings, limping, arthritis, growing pains, hypermobility;
Endocrine: Thyroid (over and underactive thyroid), Early or delayed puberty.
- Ashleigh Taylor
- Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital Kingswood Road TUNBRIDGE WELLS TN2 4UL
- 01892 552932
- 01892 531111
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Paediatrician at Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury.
Dr Gupta is currently involved with multicentric trials on Rolandic epilepsy with kings College Hospitals. His is also principal investigator for multicentre neonatal trials.
Dr Gupta has completed Neonatal Research and has had papers published on timing of cord clamping, anthropmetric measurements and nasal nitric oxide.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Fluent
- Urdu - Conversational
Publications in research areas as listed.
Courses offered to GPs
Dr Gupta is an RCPCH examiner and conducts and teaches at MRCPCH clinical courses. He is director for MRCPCH courses and runs a popular clinical course for Paediatric trainees.
- MBBS Delhi University 1995
- MD Delhi University 1999
- DCH RCPCH 2001
- FRCPCH RCPCH 2008
Reference number 5202917
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Undergraduate tutor Guys Kings and Thomas's 2015
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
- Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital, TN2 4UL
- 17:30 - 19:30
- 01892 552932
- Spire Tunbridge Wells
- 17:30 - 19:30
- 01892 741150
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