Dr Ian Michael Doughty

Dr Ian Michael Doughty

Consultant Paediatrician


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I'm a Senior Consultant Paediatrician who has practised in Manchester for over 20 years. My NHS practice is at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. I'm a General Paediatrician treating a wide range of common problems in children. I've held a number of training and managerial posts in the hospital, regionally and nationally but my overriding interest is in providing highest quality, personal medical care to children and families.

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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ian Michael Doughty at Spire include:


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General paediatric concerns: Aches and pains, asthma, bowel problems, chest infections, concerns in infancy, constipation, cough, developmental concerns, diabetes, fatigue, frequent infection, growth, headaches, obesity, rashes, recurrent infections, tummy ache, urine infections, weight loss, common respiratory, gastrointestinal, neurological, musculoskeletal, urinary problems.

Professional memberships

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Diabetes UK

Professional leadership

Paediatric Advisor to the Spire Group Medical Director 2012-current
Associate Clinical Head of Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital for Quality and Safety 2015-current
Clinical Director Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital 2010-2015
National Officer for Training for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2006-2011
North West Regional Adviser for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2001-2004
Clinical Director St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester 1998-2006

I am married and I have three children.

Paediatric Advisor to the Spire Group Medical Director. Honorarium of £10,000 per annum. Duties include advising on clinical quality, setting clinical standards, clinical innovation and training in relation to children and young people services delivered by Spire.
Private secretary Jayne Bailey
Private secretary telephone 0161 393 3998
Private secretary email ian.doughty@consultantcare.com