Consultant Profile

Dr Vijay Kandala

Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Paediatric medicine
    Special clinical interests:

    General paediatrics, Paediatric Neurology, Headaches, Seizures, behavioural difficulties, Gastrointestinal, Allergy

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Paediatrician,  East & North Herts NHS Trust

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

    Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
    Member of the British Medical Association

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0800 585 112
    Private secretary:
    Rhonda Smith
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
    Every Saturday Morning, 9.00am - 13.00pm
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    At Spire Harpenden Hospital Dr Vijay Kandala sees children with all general paediatric problems. He has a special interest in neurological disorders in children which includes seizures, headaches, behavioural problems, and neurodevelopment. Dr Kandala runs a regular "fits, faints and funny turns" clinic at Spire Harpenden Hospital. He also sees children with allergy, gastrointestinal problems, renal, and respiratory problems. Dr Kandala also provides care for young infants including newborn examinations.

    He has been a Consultant Paediatrician at QEII and Lister Hospitals since 2004. Dr Kandala graduated in Medicine in 1990 and completed post graduate training in paediatrics leading to the award of MD in Paediatrics in 1994. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and he is a college tutor for paediatrics at the East & North Herts NHS Trust.

    Personal profile:

    Dr Kandala is married with two young children. Outside of medicine, he spends most of his free time with his family. He thoroughly appreciates the great joys and challenges of parenthood. In his spare time he plays cricket, badminton and enjoys reading

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