Consultant Profile

Dr Simon Langton-Hewer

Name:
Dr Simon Langton-Hewer MB, ChB, FRCP, FRCPCH MD
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
Specialties:
  • Paediatric medicine
    Special clinical interests:

    General Paediatrics, respiratory problems including diagnoses of asthma, chest infections, cystic fibrosis and symptoms of cough, wheeze, breathlessness, gastro-oesophageal reflux, crying babies and Paediatric Respiratory Medicine.

    Research interests:

    Acute severe asthma
    Pseudomonas infections in cystic fibrosis
    Intermittent treatment in wheeze

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Paediatrician, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
    Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Bristol

    Year of first medical qualification:
    1987
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Fellow Royal College Paediatrics and Child Health
    Fellow Royal College Surgeons
    British Paediatric Respiratory Society

     
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0117 980 4070
    Private secretary:
    Karen Yates
    Private secretary telephone number:
    0117 980 4090
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
     
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    My private practice mirrors my NHS practice (based at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children). I see patients that are referred to me usually via their General Practitioners and who have a number of different problems. This will include general paediatric problems and in particular respiratory issues such as children with cough and wheeze. During the consultation that usually lasts up to 45 minutes there is an opportunity to discuss in detail any medical issues about which the family has concern and to perform a thorough clinical examination then to form and discuss a management plan. This plan is then summarised in a letter that I send to the referring doctor with a copy also sent to the family home.

    Personal profile:

    I am married with two young children who are at school in Bristol. As a family we try hard to balance school and work commitments with music, craft and sport. In addition, I like to race my bicycle.

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    Dr Simon Langton-Hewer

    Dr Simon Langton-Hewer Paediatric medicine Consultant, Bristol, private hospital specialist.

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