Paediatrics: Private Paedatricians in London

Putting your child's needs first

We offer general paediatrics and routine procedures right through to complex cardiac and neurological treatment

About paediatrics at HCA UK

When a child is unwell, it can be a worrying and difficult time for the whole family. We offer general paediatrics and routine procedures, right through to complex cardiac, cancer and neurological treatment, with specialist nursing and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) support. Whether your child needs an urgent check-up or a stay in hospital, we can offer you quick, convenient access with same-day appointments and admission. All our consultants and nursing teams are here to provide the best care for your child, as well as reassurance for the whole family. We do everything in our power to make our young patients well again, as quickly as possible. We’ll always go the extra mile to make them feel safe and comfortable, keeping you informed at every step.


Our paediatric consultants carry out a wide range of diagnostic tests and procedures to help children with many different medical conditions. 

  • Paediatric allergy

    Need to know

    Allergies are on the rise – they are thought to affect about 40% of British children. Allergies are an overreaction of the immune system to a particular substance. The body’s immune system treats the substance as an invader and reacts. We offer a comprehensive allergy testing service for children, we...

  • Paediatric anaesthetics

    Need to know

    If your child is having a procedure, they might need an anaesthetic. Paediatric anaesthetics is concerned with your child's safety and comfort immediately before, during and after having anaesthetic. Anaesthesia is generally very safe and complications are rare. If your child has a general anaesthetic,...

  • Paediatric intensive care

    Need to know

    We're fully equipped to be able to give your child or newborn baby the highest level of care at The Portland Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK. We provide paediatric and neonatal intensive care medicine, for children under 18 and babies. Our consultant paediatric intensivists and specialist nurses...

  • Paediatric audiology and audio-vestibular medicine

    Need to know

    We take an holistic, child-focused approach to paediatric audiology and audio-vestibular medicine. As the largest and most comprehensive private provider of diagnostic and rehabilitative hearing services in the UK, we're able to offer children clinical and diagnostic services that are usually only found...

  • Paediatric cardiology

    Need to know

    Congenital heart disease is a general name for a number of conditions that are present at birth. It is a common birth defect, with up to nine in every 1,000 babies affected in the UK. Our aim is to create an environment where you and your child feel happy and relaxed, and where you can be confident...

  • Paediatric clinical psychology and neuropsychology

    Need to know

    At The Portland Hospital, we assess and treat children with a wide range of psychological conditions and emotional, social or behavioural difficulties. This includes conditions related to brain injury, autistic spectrum disorders, chronic pain, anxiety and developmental delay. Our dedicated paediatric...

  • Paediatric dermatology

    Need to know

    From infants to teens, skin conditions are common in children of all ages. These can range from common viral rashes and eczema to more complex systemic disorders involving the skin. We understand that skin problems can be uncomfortable and distressing for children as well as their parents. We also...

  • Paediatric dietetics

    Need to know

    Our dietitians are specialists in the management of childhood nutrition. They can assess your child's diet, and provide nutritional advice and feeding routines to help support his/her development.   Our dietitians can provide support for children on specialist diets such as ketogenic diets (a special...

  • Paediatric ear nose and throat

    Need to know

    Ear, nose and throat issues are common in babies and children. Although they're often as simple as a blocked nose or sore throat, these symptoms may need investigating if they recur. At The Portland Hospital,  our exceptional paediatric consultants treat all kinds of ENT conditions. So no matter...

  • Paediatric endocrinology and diabetes

    Need to know

    From infants to adolescents, our paediatric endocrine consultants treat children of all ages who have conditions that may affect their growth and development or metabolism. With comprehensive diagnostic screening services, we focus on early detection so we can deliver a course of treatment tailored...

  • Paediatric gastroenterology

    Need to know

    Paediatric gastroenterology is a medical specialty focusing on the diagnosis, treatment and management of digestive problems. Anywhere in your child's digestive system can be affected; from their oesophagus and stomach to the small intestine, large intestine (colon), rectum, liver, gallbladder and pancreas....

  • Paediatric genetic testing

    Need to know

    Paediatric genetic testing can be used to diagnose a hereditary condition in a child, to determine their chances of developing a hereditary condition, or to find out if they're a carrier of a genetic mutation. If you already have a child with a genetic disorder, or you or your child's other parent has...

  • Paediatric interventional radiology

    Need to know

    Paediatric interventional radiology uses imaging techniques such as X-ray fluoroscopys, ultrasound, CT and MRI scans to carry out highly targeted treatments or diagnose a variety of conditions in children.Most treatments are minimally invasive alternatives to open or keyhole surgery. They're...

  • Paediatric nephrology

    Need to know

    Paediatric nephrology, also known as paediatric renal medicine, is a medical specialty focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting your child's kidneys. With our team of world-class paediatric consultants, along with specialised paediatric imaging and nutrition services, we're able...

  • Paediatric neurology

    Need to know

    If your child already has a neurological condition such as cerebral palsy or they're suspected of having one, they'll receive world-class care from us. Our consultants work as part of a multidisciplinary team with paediatric neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, neuroradiologists, specialist nurses and...

  • Paediatric ophthalmology

    Need to know

    At The Portland Hospital, your child will benefit from the expertise of our leading paediatric ophthalmologists, who specialise in eye care for children of all ages. Our dedicated ophthalmology department is equipped with the latest facilities to offer faster on-site diagnosis and treatment tailored...

  • Paediatric orthopaedics and sports injuries

    Need to know

    Our internationally respected children's orthopaedics surgeons treat a range of conditions from common problems such as fractures, curly toes, clubfoot and flat feet, through to scoliosis. They are supported by a multidisciplinary team of specialist nurses, physiotherapists and orthotists, and work...

  • Paediatric pain management

    Need to know

    When your child becomes one of our patients, you can rest assured pain relief will be at the centre of their care. We believe every member of your child's medical team is responsible for minimising potential discomfort. We also help children with chronic pain. You're welcome to discuss your child's...

  • Paediatric physiotherapy

    Need to know

    Whether your child has a chronic illness, disability or is recovering from surgery, our dedicated paediatric physiotherapists can help to reduce discomfort and support their recovery. We have the facilities and expertise to look after your child — from head to toe. We specialise in the treatment...

  • Paediatric plastic surgery

    Need to know

    We take a multidisciplinary approach to child plastic surgery. Our world-class team includes plastic surgeons, neurosurgeons, neurologists, dentists, ENT specialists, ophthalmologists, audiologists, geneticists, speech and language therapists, and psychologists.

  • Paediatric respiratory medicine

    Need to know

    Our expert paediatric respiratory consultants care for children with a range of respiratory conditions. This includes: asthma acute and chronic respiratory infections chronic ventilator dependency bronchopulmonary dysplasia. We cover all aspects of paediatric respiratory medicine,...

  • Paediatric rheumatology

    Need to know

    Our team of paediatric rheumatologists specialise in providing comprehensive care to children with rheumatologic diseases, as well as carefully advising you and your family. Our extensive support network includes Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs), physiotherapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists...

  • Paediatric speech and language therapy

    Need to know

    Problems with speaking and communicating are the most common developmental delay that children experience. There are a whole range of medical conditions which can result in your child experiencing speech and language problems. At The Portland Hospital we offer a holistic approach to speech and language...

  • Paediatric surgery

    Need to know

    Our paediatric surgeons provide comprehensive surgical care to children suffering from a range of conditions. We deliver seamless care from diagnosis to post-surgery rehabilitation, for everything from common conditions such as flat feet and fractures to complex spinal surgery. We perform...

  • Paediatric urology

    Need to know

    Urology is a medical specialty focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the male and female urinary tract and male reproductive organs. From routine check-ups to complex surgery, we have the facilities and expertise to offer the highest level of care, tailored to your child's needs....

We had the best specialists on call to speak to any time, modern technology, and the nurses were just amazingly kind and caring.

Laura, Nate's mum

Our paediatric facilities

Our paediatric facilities provide the very best in private paediatric care to little ones and under-18s including an Urgent Care Centre for Children. We also offer paediatric clinics at a range of our Outpatient Centres throughout Greater London including Elstree, Chiswick and Golders Green.

Request an appointment with a paediatrician 

To request an appointment, call the paediatric unit on the number below. 

020 7390 8020
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