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Neonatal medicine

Caring for ill or premature newborn infants

We will work with you to provide the best possible care for your child

Overview

If your child is born premature or is unwell at the begining of their life, we can provide them with the best possible care, whether they require routine treatments or a complex procedure.

The Portland Hospital is renowned internationally for its paediatric and neonatal care, with a 93-bed unit that includes three cots in both our neonatal intensive care unit and our special care baby unit. It is equipped with the latest technology to monitor and care for both Portland-delivered babies, and babies with complex medical or post-surgical problems.

Our consultants make up a team renowned for some of the world's most groundbreaking neonatal medicine. This includes the invention and development of many life-support systems for babies, and the treatment of brain injury in preterm and term newborn infants.

Neonatal consultants

Consultant

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Simon Bignall

Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist

Specialties

Paediatrics,General Paediatrics: General Paediatrics

Works at

The Portland Hospital

Consultant

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Elia Maalouf

General Paediatrician and Neonatologist

Specialties

Paediatrics,General Paediatrics: General Paediatrics

Works at

The Harley Street Clinic

Chiswick Outpatients and Diagnostics Centre

The Lister Hospital

Consultant

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Swee Fang

Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist

Specialties

Paediatrics,General Paediatrics: General Paediatrics

Works at

The Harley Street Clinic

The Portland Hospital

Consultant

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Olga Kapellou

Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist

Specialties

Paediatrics,General Paediatrics: General Paediatrics

Works at

The Harley Street Clinic

The Portland Hospital

HCA UK at The Shard

Consultant

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Neil Murray

Consultant Paediatrician

Specialties

Paediatrics,General Paediatrics: General Paediatrics

Works at

The Portland Hospital

Chiswick Outpatients and Diagnostics Centre

Baby in Intensive Care Unit

Neonatal intensive care unit at The Portland

The Portland Hospital is the only private maternity hospital in London with its own on-site neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Our specialist team of consultant neonatologists and neonatal nurses we can monitor and care for babies born from 30 weeks onwards, who need a higher level of care.
Babies can become very ill extremely fast and also recover very quickly, so we are always on the lookout for signs of infection
Dr Simon Bignall

Consultant paediatrician and neonatologist

Our facilities

We're able to provide level 3 paediatric and neonatal intensive care medicine at two of our hospitals.

  • The Portland Hospital Facility

    The Portland Hospital

    205 - 209 Great Portland Street

    London

    W1W 5AH

    Children's enquiries 020 7390 8020
    Maternity enquiries 020 7390 6068
    Gynaecology enquiries 020 7390 6200

Request an appointment

We're happy to help you make an appointment with one of our experienced consultants.

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