Dr Rajiv Goonetilleke

Consultant Paediatrician


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

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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 problems

Examiner 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


Treatment information

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


Other treatments

Appropriate investigations including blood tests and radiological investigations

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Additional information

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.

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

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

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