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Paediatrics

As a paediatrician, you will learn the unique skills of dealing with babies and young children, being able to assimilate information from both your patient and the parents and becoming expert at diagnostic and investigative skills.
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Paediatrics is a medical specialty that manages medical conditions affecting babies, children and young people.

Paediatricians are doctors who look at specific health issues, diseases and disorders related to stages of growth and development. This is an area of medicine where the doctor works closely with the patient and their family. Paediatrics is a diverse, stimulating and hugely rewarding specialty. As a paediatrician you could be working in:

  • General paediatric units seeing a wide range of conditions affecting children
  • Community-based settings managing long-term care of children and young people
  • Highly specialised units working in a wide range of sub-specialties such as neonatal medicine

Paediatrics is a broad-based specialty which allows doctors to be generalists and see children and young people with a wide range of illnesses and disease or to become very specialised in certain areas.

Paediatrics is a competence-based training programme which generally takes eight years to complete. It is a run-through programme, meaning that the years of training run continuously, dependent on satisfactory progression.

Educational and Clinical Teams

Dr Lola Adenuga

College Tutor

Dr Avinash Aravamudhan

Clinical Lead

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Dr Avinash Aravamudhan, joined SASH as a Consultant Paediatrician in 2015, after having completed his paediatric training in the West Midlands and North West deaneries.
Apart from his general paediatric and neonatal training, Dr Aravamudhan, also has special interest in Paediatric Diabetes, having done his MSc in Health Sciences (diabetes) at Warwick University. Dr Aravamudhan, participates in the on call rota for general paediatrics and neonates and offers general paediatric, neonatal and diabetes clinics at the East Surrey, Crawley & Horsham Hospitals.

Ms Karen Jermy

Chief of Women’s and Children’s Health

Dr Abdul Khader

Dr Yekta Dymond

Dr Karen Ansell

Dr Debbie Pullen

Dr Katherine McGlone

Dr Falak Gurreebun

Dr Neemisha Jain

Dr Majeed Jawad

Dr Kamal Khoobarry

Dr Prashanthi Katta

Dr Toria Klutse

Dr Bindu Radha

Wards Covered

  • Burstow
  • Outwood
  • CAU

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SASH Education Campus
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust Trust Headquarters
East Surrey Hospital
Redhill
Surrey
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