New Paediatric Consultant Appointment
Follow Up Paediatric Consultant Appointment
Our lead consultant paediatrician, Dr Mary Salama is an experienced paediatrician and a well-respected member of the children’s health specialists at Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust. Having worked with children since 2001 and been a consultant since 2013, Dr Salama is an experienced professional who is known for her kind, caring and compassionate approach to every young patient.
Dr Salama is accompanied by Dr Deepak Parasuraman, an experienced paediatrician dedicated to providing top-quality care and support for children of all ages. With his extensive experience and expertise, and over 24 years in paediatrics, he offers a range of specialised services to address various conditions and developmental challenges.
She has an interest in quality improvement and has won a highly commended award from the Health Service Journal in 2021 for work on paediatric early warning scores. She has published articles on this and other quality improvement work around children with complex medical needs. She was delighted to have won the Birmingham Children's Hospital Star of the Year in 2020 for compassionate care. She is a mother of 3 children and enjoys running and reading to unwind.
Her expertise covers a wide range of conditions that affect children, including but not limited to:
With Dr Deepak as your trusted paediatric specialist, you can rest assured that your child's health is in capable hands. His commitment to delivering exceptional care, combined with his vast experience and dedication, makes him the ideal choice for all your paediatric healthcare needs. He can help support your child with:
Paediatric ASD Assessments: Dr Deepak specialises in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) assessments for children. With a thorough and compassionate approach, he conducts comprehensive evaluations to help determine the presence of ASD and develop tailored treatment plans.
Paediatric ADHD Assessments: Does your child exhibit symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Dr Deepak conducts detailed assessments to accurately diagnose and guide the management of ADHD in children. With his expertise, he aims to empower children and their families with effective strategies for navigating daily life.
General Paediatric Appointments (30 minutes): Dr Deepak offers efficient and focused appointments to address common paediatric conditions. Whether it's concerns related to Failure to Thrive, Enuresis, Constipation/Diarrhoea, Fits/Faints/Funny Turns, or other common ailments, he provides expert diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing support.
Extended Paediatric Appointments (1 hour): For more complex issues requiring in-depth evaluation and analysis, Dr Deepak offers longer appointments. This allows for a comprehensive exploration of conditions such as Sleep Disorders and Developmental Delay, ensuring a thorough understanding and tailored treatment plan for your child's specific needs.
Take the first step towards your child's well-being by scheduling an appointment today.
Dr Tom Dawson is a paediatric consultant with an interest in allergy in Worcester since 2009. He is the paediatric lead for Audit, Guidelines and Research in Worcester. He trained at University College London and obtained an MSc Allergy from Imperial College London. He is chair of the Midlands Paediatric Allergy Group. He has developed an allergy service managing food allergy, performing food challenges and providing subcutaneous and sublingual allergy immunotherapy treatments. He is a member of the BRIT committee, an innovative registry for monitoring the efficacy of immunotherapy nationwide, and the RCPCH/BSACI Standards Group which is developing standards for paediatric allergy services.
There are various ways Dr Dawson can test whether your child has an allergy with the most common being:
When you first come to see Dr Salama or Dr Parasuraman, you will discuss your child’s symptoms and medical history. This is usually followed by a medical check-up that may include things such as measuring your child’s height, weight, blood pressure and listening to their heartbeat.
Once the general health check-up is done, your paediatrician will discuss their thoughts with you and recommend follow-up actions that may include additional tests and/or immediate treatment. The whole process takes about 20-30 minutes.
You can book your private paediatric consultation at Midland Health on short notice, with same-day and next-day appointments offered based on the expert’s availability.
Dealing with health problems in children can be quite stressful and upsetting for you and your family. Midland Health provides a safe and comfortable environment where you and your child are treated with care and attention by a team of experienced medical professionals. We achieve that by offering:
If you would like to schedule an appointment with an experienced private paediatrician at our Birmingham clinic, give us a call on 0121 769 0999 or through the form below.
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Paediatricians are trained to diagnose and treat a range of conditions in children, from tummy problems (constipation, diarrhoea, etc) to faints, fits, repeat infections and asthma.
No, you don’t need a referral to see our Birmingham-based paediatrician. Simply, get in touch with the Midland Health team and book an appointment. There is no waiting list and we can offer appointments on short notice.
Yes, you can opt to continue your treatment using the NHS system if you wish. We are happy to consult and offer medical advice at any stage.
Midland Health’s brand new state-of-the-art clinic is located in Edgebaston Village, at the heart of Birmingham. We are perfectly positioned to services anyone who lives in the Midlands and needs a paediatrician near them.
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