Dr Sophia Mooncey is a Consultant Community Paediatrician working in Luton and South Bedfordshire since 2001. She has worked in paediatrics for over 20 years. Her experience ranges from newborn intensive care to neurodevelopmental follow up and teenagers with behavioural problems. Dr Mooncey understands the impact of diagnoses that have a lifelong effect on families and is keen to provide the best support for these children and their families.
In her current NHS consultant post she carries out emotional and behavioural disorder clinics, assessing and diagnosing Autism, Asperger’s syndrome, Tourette’s, ADHD, feeding difficulties, obesity etc. Dr Mooncey also performs developmental assessments for ex preterms, those with learning difficulties, epilepsy, sleep difficulties and global developmental delay. She also provides support for families and schools, for those children with special needs. She carries out medical examinations for child protection, developmental assessments and adoptions (Dr Mooncey is a medical adviser for the Luton Panel).
Her previous experience has been working in London hospitals to complete her CCST (specialist training) in paediatrics. Dr Mooncey has also carried out neonatal research and presented papers at international meetings.