Olga Kapellou

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Dr Olga Kapellou is a Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist. She specialized in a number of major London teaching hospitals including Great Ormond Street, Hammersmith, St Mary’s Paddington, Queen Charlotte’s, Chelsea & Westminster and University College London.

She holds a Doctor of Medicine postgraduate degree from Imperial College. Her publications on effects of prematurity on brain growth and development have been cited extensively. She is an expert on preterm and term neonatal brain injury and follow-up of babies after complicated pregnancies and deliveries.

She uses Griffiths Neurodevelopmental Scales to track infant development in outpatients’ clinics. She is a Neonatal Life Support instructor and a Unicef trained breast-feeding specialist.

Her NHS base is the Homerton Hospital. She was appointed as an NHS Consultant at the Homerton Hospital in 2009.

Dr. Kapellou does General Paediatric and baby follow up clinics at The Portland Hospital paediatric outpatients, The Harley Street Clinic and the Hospital of St. John & St. Elizabeth.

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  • Education
  • Charity
  • 1995 | Athens University Medical School
  • 2000 | Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH), Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
  • 2002 | Greek Board Paediatric accreditation
  • 2005 | Greek Board Neonatal Medicine accreditation
  • 2005 | Neonatology accreditation, Athens University
  • 2009 | Certificate of completion of training UK (CCT) Paediatrics / Neonatal Medicine
  • 2010 | Doctor of Medicine (MD thesis, Effects of prematurity on brain growth and development) University of London, Imperial College, London
  • 2010 | Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH)

General Medical Council: 4386562


Dr Kapellou was awarded the titles of England’s Consultant Neonatologist of the Year 2019 in the Private Healthcare Awards category and Consultant Paediatrician of the Year (London) 2020 in the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Awards category by Global Health Pharma.

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