Paediatric surgery

Shailesh Patel image

Mr Shailesh Patel

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

MBBS, B.Sc(Hons), FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Edin), FRCS(Paeds)

Year qualified:


GMC No. or equivalent


Primary speciality:

Paediatric surgery

Specialist interests:

General paediatric surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Fetal medicine and ante-natal counselling
Advanced paediatric life support training

Professional memberships:

British Association of Paediatric Surgeons
British Medical Association
Royal College of Surgeons


+44 (0)20 3299 3350

Consulting address:

Guthrie Clinic
King's College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

Clinic times:

By appointment


Mr Patel is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon with specialist interest in general paediatric and neonatal surgery, including minimally invasive surgery. Mr Patel also so has a specialist interest in the rapid treatment of babies with tongue-tie which interferes with breastfeeding. His private practice is based in the Guthrie Clinic at King’s College Hospital. He was appointed as a Consultant in 2000 following his training at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, St George’s Healthcare Trust, Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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