Dr Pradip Thakker

Dr Pradip Thakker

Consultant Paediatrician

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

Spire Nottingham Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Pradip Thakker at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I have been a Consultant Paediatrician since the year 2000 and a Consultant at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham since 2005.

I have extensive experience of seeing children with general problems such as asthma, epilepsy, constipation, allergies and feeding issues in addition to the diagnosis of children's heart problems, including murmurs/palpitations and chest pains.

I have a special interest in children experiencing fits, faints or funny turns and dizziness.

I am an examiner for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and an executive member of a Special Interest Paediatric Cardiology Group.

Clinical Interests

Paediatric cardiology
Respiratory medicine

Special Clinical Interests: Paediatric Cardiology, heart murmur investigation, Cardiac screening for children with family history of congenital heart defects/arrhythmias and Cardiac related unexplained deaths in families. Paediatric Gastroenterology and Paediatric Neurology.

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Newcastle Medical School / 1989
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

DCH / London / 1993
Diploma of Child Health

MRCP / London / 1993
Member of the Royal College of Physicians

FRCPCH / London / 2000
Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
British Congenital Cardiac Association
Fellow Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
Royal College of Physicians
Paediatric Expertise in Cardiology Special Interest Group
Chair of Paediatric Governance Group
Medical Protection Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Paediatrician at Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham

Honorary Consultant at the Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals Leicester

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Personal Profile

I speak English, Hindi and Gujarati. Outside of medicine my interests include sport, music and supporting charitable causes.

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Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Leicester Hospital please call 0116 265 3685 or for Spire Nottingham call 0115 937 7735
Private secretary Ruth Bowen
Private secretary telephone 07516 922052