Dr Pradip Thakker

Consultant Paediatrician


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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.

Treatment information

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


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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.

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

Current NHS posts

Consultant Paediatrician at Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham.

Honorary Consultant at the Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals Leicester.

Personal profile

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

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