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Dr Rajiv Goonetilleke
MBBS; MRCPCH; FRCPCH
Paediatrics
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SUBSPECIALTIES

General Paediatrics
Diabetes & Endocrinology

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General Medical Council:

LANGUAGES

english, sinhalese

CONSULTATION FEES

New appointment: £150
Follow-up appointment: £75

About

Dr Goonetilleke has been a consultant General Paediatrician since 2009 and has a special interest in Paediatric Endocrinology. After completing his registrar training at The John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford he has worked primarily as a consultant at Hinchingbrooke Hospital and also holds an Honorary contract at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

 

Dr Goonetilleke sees children with most general problems including but not limited to: abdominal pain, constipation, cough, asthma and urinary tract infections. He has a special interest in child endocrinology, particularly diabetes, thyroid disorders, growth problems, obesity and puberty.

 

 

As an examiner and tutor for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Dr Goonetilleke is responsible for ensuring the next generation of paediatricians are competent. He has numerous publications in international paediatric journals and has held courses to further the education of GPs. He is now working with Spire providing private care for children at The Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital.

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Medical Procedures

  • Growth measurements
  • Blood tests
  • Radiological investigations

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Special Interests

  • Paediatric Endocrinology
  • Pubertal disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Childhood obesity
  • General paediatrics
  • Urinary Infections
  • Constipation
  • Bedwetting
  • Eczema

Education

Qualifications

  • MBBS SLMC 1995
  • Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) 2002
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH) 2011

 

Professional bodies

Committee Member - Association Of Children's Diabetes Clinicians 2014

Diabetes UK

Clinical Lead for Diabetes and Endocrinology at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon

Reviews

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

08-02-2018
Dr Goonetilleke is a caring, knowledgeable, punctual, and thorough doctor, he has been a great help with our son. He puts in the time to talk about your child medical issues in depth and is both very professional and very friendly .

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

29-01-2018
My now eight year old daughter has been under the care of Doctor Goonetilleke for nearly 2 years. Rajiv has a lovely caring manner and is always extremely thorough in investigating any health issues we have had.

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