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Dr Yiannis Ioannou
Dr Yiannis Ioannou
MA MBBS MSc FHEA FRCPCH
Paediatrics
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About

Dr Yiannis Ioannou is a children's doctor based in London. As a Consultant General Paediatrician, Yiannis is happy to consult on all conditions affecting children from birth to teenage years including; reflux and colic, constipation, abdominal pain, headaches, coughing, wheezing and asthma, skin rashes and infections. Yiannis also offers well baby checks, immunisations, health assessments and health advice for children of all ages.

Yiannis' NHS base is at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where he is also is lead for paediatric undergraduate education and is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London.

Yiannis graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge University and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in London. In addition to his diverse general paediatric experience, he has had higher specialist training in paediatric emergency, paediatric intensive care at St Mary’s Hospital, London. He has had further subspecialty training and experience in neonatology, paediatric nephrology, neurology and oncology at Evelina Children’s Hospital, London and Children’s Hospital Westmead in Sydney, Australia.

Yiannis has also previously worked as a general paediatrician at Great Ormond Street Hospital supporting the cleft lip and palate multidisciplinary service and in general paediatrics and adolescent health at University College London Hospital.

Yiannis completed an MSc in clinical paediatrics, was awarded a fellowship with the Higher Education Academy in 2008 and a Teaching Excellence Award for NHS Teachers by Imperial College School of Medicine in 2014.

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Special Interests

All paediatric conditions affecting children from birth to teenage years including: colds, coughing, wheezing and asthma, skin rashes, fever and infections, feeding difficulties in infants such as reflux and colic, constipation, abdominal pain and headaches. 

Well baby checks, immunisations, health assessments and health advice for children of all ages.

Education

Primary Medical Qualification

BA Hons 1997 Pembroke College, Cambridge University

MB BS 2000 University of London, Guy's, Kings' and St Thomas' Hospitals.



Specialist Register entry date

General Paediatrics from 01 Oct 2011

Verified Patient Reviews

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Dr Yiannis has seen my 3 year old since he was a newborn and now is seeing my 10 days old baby boy. He gives me so much reassurance at the most stressful times as a mum. The boys have always been totally at ease with him as he has such lovely manner with them. I always leave consultations feeling calm and reassured.
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16-03-2020
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Dr Yiannis was very personable and approachable about our concerns, with clear communication on findings and diagnosis, overall very good experience.
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11-03-2020
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He’s our infant boys pediatrician and has always been very good at keeping us calm and giving us the information we need while understanding and adjusting to the kinds of parents we hope be.
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Patient seen for:Skin tags
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09-03-2020
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Doctor Yiannis is our go to paediatrician for both our daughters since Penelope and Olimpia were born he has always made himself available to us and always takes extra care and time to explain a diagnosis. His kind and gentle demeanour is something our family values. I highly recommend doctor yiannis.
Patient seen for:Paediatric Respiratory
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05-03-2020
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Dr Yiannis has been great with our son Arthur. He is kind and caring and listens very well.
Patient seen for:AllergiesRash
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I wouldn't take my two sons to see any other pediatrician - Dr. Ioannou is truly the best. He's time sensitive to children's needs, responsive, so kind and with a great bedside manner and really knows his stuff! We are in the best hands with him.
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27-02-2020
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Absolutely brilliant paediatrician. Expert knowledge, gentle bedside manner, listened patiently to all our questions and concerns, knew instantly what needed doing. We felt in the safest of hands and having met him, we would now only want to see Dr Yiannis. He’s amazing.
Patient seen for:Flu (Influenza)
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13-02-2020
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Very nice to kids, he explained everything to me and to my son in an easy way.
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31-01-2020
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Dr Yiannis is a chance for a mum who has 2 kids in London. I cant trust every doctor because of the NHS system but Dr Yiannis is different. I know that he is very good at on his job and he is very helpful. He always answers questions and satisfy a mum with his answers. He is very kind and very patient. I strongly recommend him.
Patient seen for:kurupFlu (Influenza)
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29-01-2020
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Peer Recommendations

BY mr Sam Khemani

10-01-2018
I have known Dr Ioannou for a number of years and can only speak extremely highly of him. He is caring, calm and attentive, whilst also being approachable and very knowledgeable. I would not hesitate in recommending him if you are looking for an expert paediatrician.
For specialty: Paediatrics
Connection: We trained together

BY dr Kati Hajibagheri

02-02-2018
Fantastic general paediatrician
For specialty: Paediatrics
Connection: Is a colleague

BY dr Jenny Epstein

02-03-2018
Great Paediatrician
For specialty: Paediatrics
Connection: Is a colleague
Dr Ioannou is an excellent Paediatrician, very knowledgeable, caring, empathetic. He is loved by all his young patients and held in great esteem by his Colleagues! I would recommend him to any parent looking for the best Paediatrician around for his/her children
For specialty: Paediatrics
Connection: Is a colleague

BY dr Shazia Malik

29-05-2018
Dr Ioannou is a great, sensible and approachable professional colleague
For specialty: Paediatrics
Connection: I have referred patients to them

BY dr Karolina Gholam

10-01-2018
Yiannis is clinically astute, available at short notice and easygoing with children. I would definitely recommend him as the family paediatrician.
For specialty: Paediatrics
Connection: I have referred them patients

BY dr Tim Lebens

28-01-2019
Yiannis is an excellent Paediatrician who I would wholeheartedly recommend.
For specialty: Paediatrics
For conditions: Wheezing
Connection: Is a colleague

BY dr Helen Brough

19-02-2019
Yiannis is an excellent Paediatrician, and provides the best care for his patients. We have managed several patients together and I can confirm that he is very knowledgeable, conscientious and caring. I highly recommend him.
For specialty: Paediatrics
For conditions: Wheezing, Eczema (atopic dermatitis), Reflux and Colic
Connection: Is a colleague

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