Dr Rajiv Goonetilleke

Consultant Paediatrician

MBBS, FRCPCH

"The Spire Cambridge Lea provides excellent facilities catered for the child/young person and their families."


Specialises in

I am a General Paediatrician with an interest in Paediatric Endocrinology. I have worked at the Hinchingbrooke Hospital as a Consultant Paediatrician for the past nine years.I also have a Honorary contract at Addenbrooke's Hospital. My registrar training was at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford where I obtained accreditation as Specialist Paediatrician with an interest in Endocrinology.I see children with most General Paediatric problems including abdominal pain, constipation, Asthma, Cough, Urine tract infections etc. I also see children with growth problems, short stature, pubertal problems, early puberty, delayed puberty and thyroid problemsExaminer for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and I am an examiner for the MRCPCH examinations. Clinical lead-Diabetes and Endocrinology-Hinchingbrooke Hospital
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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Rajiv Goonetilleke at Spire include:

Paediatrics

Other treatments

Appropriate investigations including blood tests and radiological investigations

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Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Paediatrics
Endocrinology
Thyroid disease

Special Clinical Interests: Paediatric Endocrinology including Growth; Small stature; Pubertal disorders; Thyroid disorders; Overweight and obesity; General Paediatrics including urinary infections, abdominal pain, constipation, bed wetting, headache, cough, wheezing and Excema.

Qualification and professional memberships

MRCPCH / Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health / 2002
Membership of the Royal College Of Paediatrics and Child Health

FRCPCH / Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health / 2011
Fellowship of the Royal College Of Paediatrics and Child Health


Professional memberships

Diabetes UK


Professional leadership

Clinical Lead for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Hinchingbrooke Hospital,Huntingdon

Current NHS posts

Consultant Paediatrician, Clinical Lead in Paediatric Endocrinology, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon
Honorary Visiting Specialist; Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Contact information

Telephone 01223 266 990
Email rajiv.goonetilleke@nhs.net
Website www.private-paediatrician.co.uk
Private secretary Teresa Southernwood
Private secretary telephone 01223 660 606
Private secretary email rajiv.goonetilleke@nhs.net