Consultant Profile

Dr Vishal Mehta

Dr Vishal Mehta MBBS, DCH, MD, MRCPCH, PG Diploma in Child Health
Practicing at:
Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital
  • Paediatric medicine
    Special clinical interests:

    Epilepsy, faints and funny turns, movement disorder; headache/migraine, developmental problems/delay, Tics and Tourette, muscle or leg pains 

    Research interests:


    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Paediatrician Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    • Member of Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health (RCPCH)
    • Member of British Paediatric Neuology Association ( BPNA)
    • Member of European Paediatric Neurology Society( EPNS)
    • Member of the International Child Neurology Congress( ICNC)
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01482 672 444
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01482 672 435
    Tue PM
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Mehta sees children with all aspects of General Paediatric problems as well as looking after children with brain disorders.

    Dr Mehta accept referral from GPs, allied health professionals such as physiotherapists and occupational therapist, self-referral from patients with a backup letter from GP to follow, other colleagues and medical professionals .

    He graduated from Indore, India and completed his post-graduation degree in paediatrics from prestigious University of Bombay (Mumbai) and obtained his MD degree. He then moved to the UK  and trained in number of UK centers including St Mary Hospital Manchester, Leeds General Infirmary and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital before taking up the Consultant Paediatrician post at Hull Royal Infirmary.

    Dr Mehta specialises in Paediatric neurology and neurodisability.  He deals with all kinds of neurological problems in children, particularly problems of Headache, Funny turns, Epilepsy, Tic disorder and Tourette’s, Cerebral palsy, Movement disorder, Developmental delay and Neuromuscular disorders.  In addition he has experience in managing general paediatric problems. 

    Personal profile:

    Dr Mehta has a keen interest in sport and regularly plays cricket and badminton. He enjoys travelling, cycling and walking around Yorkshire countryside. Dr Mehta has one son who is in junior school and a wife who works as admin assistant at a private nursing home.

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