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Dr Dimitra Metheniti

Consultant Developmental Paediatrician
Pronouns: She / Her

I am a  Paediatrician with over 12 years of experience working in the hospital & health care industry of Central London Acute and Community healthcare trusts.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Developmental Coordination Disorder

  •  Developmental Delay

  • Motor disorders including Cerebral Palsy

  • Genetics Disorders and Syndromes

  • Child Protection

  • Looked After Children

  • Adoption

  • Education Health

  • General Developmental Assessment – including Schedule of Growing Skills, Bayleys III and Griffiths Developmental Scales

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment – including ADOS and ADI-R

  • Developmental Coordination Disorder Assessment

  • Medical Advice for Education

  • Safeguarding, Looked After and Adoption Medicals.

  • Detailed physical and neurological examination.

  • Neonatal and General Paediatric assessments/ follow ups

  • MBBS (Merit) Newcastle Medical School

  • BSc in Biology, University Of Athens, Greece

  • PhD Childhood Obesity and Novel Lipocytokines, University Of Athens, Greece

  • MRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

  • Specialist Register and Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), General Medical Council

  • London Paediatric Subspecialty in Developmental and Community Paediatrics (GRID)

  • Diploma in Neurodisability - University of Sheffield

  • Member of the British Association of Neurodisability  (BACD)

  • Member of the British Association of Community Child Health (BACCH)

ASSESSMENTS & TOOLS

QUALIFICATIONS &
MEMBERSHIPS

I studied medicine at Newcastle University and have attended the run-through paediatric specialist scheme as well as the London GRID subspecialty pathway where I acquired the dual accreditation for General and Developmental Paediatrics. I am skilled in General, Neonatal and Developmental Paediatrics, Paediatric Neurodisability, Clinical Research and Medical Education.

 

In my day to day practice I work with children with developmental delay, neurodevelopmental conditions such as Autism and Developmental Coordination Disorder (Dyspraxia), complex disabilities and developmental syndromes. I also frequently provide neonatal and general paediatric follow ups.

 

I am on the GMC Specialist Register for Paediatrics with Subspecialty – Community Child Health. In the NHS, I work as a Consultant Paediatrician for Central London Community Healthcare Trust (CLCH). My additional roles are Trainee Lead and soon to start as Named Doctor for Looked after Children.

 

I live in North London with my family, I love music and playing the piano, reading books about exciting destinations, organising fun travels and watching films and theatrical plays with friends.

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