Margarita Burmester


34 years of experience
34 years of experience



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Dr Margarita Burmester is a Consultant Paediatrician at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS, where she is Director of Paediatric Intensive Care, and she sees patients privately, including at The Portland Hospital, 77 Wimpole Street and the Bright Futures programme at the Chiswick Medical Centre. Dr Burmester is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London. She is an expert in critical care in children, including cardiac intensive care, child health education, health screening and surveillance and preventative care.

Dr Burmester has worked at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, and Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard University, USA. She completed postgraduate certification in clinical education in 2016 and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority and member of the Academy of Medical Educators. She is passionate about preventing ill health, and is co-founder and director of the UK Bright Futures programme, an extensive all-encompassing health surveillance and screening programme based on the American Academy of Pediatrics model.

She has published multiple articles, delivered numerous lectures and workshops, and is a co-recipient of a Wellcome Trust award. She also contributes to national strategy through advising the national paediatric critical care clinical reference group and in her role as vice president of the Paediatric Intensive care society (PICS). Dr Burmester has been president of the paediatric section of the Royal Society of Medicine since 2018.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

General Paediatrics

Paediatric Intensive Care

Child Health Education

Health Screening and Surveillance


Paediatric Intensive Care

All procedures

  • Paediatric Consultation
  • Health Check (Screening)
  • Well Baby Check
  • Paediatric Blood Tests
  • Immunisations
  • Vaccination Advice
  • Video Consultation
  • Assessment for Acquired Head & Skull Deformity
  • Travel Vaccinations/Travel Medicine

All conditions

  • Chronic Cough
  • Chest Infection
  • Child Development
  • Constipation
  • Positional Skull Deformity
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
  • Weight Gain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Chickenpox
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Chronic Paediatric Disorder
  • Colic
  • Cow's Milk Protein Allergy
  • Delayed Puberty
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
  • Fainting
  • Food Intolerance
  • Growing Pains
  • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
  • Headache
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Napkin Dermatitis (Nappy Rash)
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome)
  • Rash
  • Reflux and Colic
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
  • Threadworm
  • Troublesome Cough
  • Urticaria (Hives)
  • Weight Loss
  • Wheezing


Greek, English



Registered with

General Medical Council: 3332672


Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, W4 4HS

  • Tuesday:
    9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday:
    9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £295

New appointment: £240


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

4.97 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5



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