Dr Rajesh Gupta Consultant Paediatrician

I am a Senior Consultant Paediatrician with more than 20 years of experience in Paediatrics. I trained at leading teaching hospitals in UK. Having achieved my certificate for specialist training I have been Consultant Paediatrician since 2007. I am also a Fellow of the RCPCH (Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health). My NHS practise is at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

I am a General Paediatrician and have extensive experience in managing a wide variety of paediatric problems. I am happy to take referrals for all children from birth to 16 years of age.

I have special interest in Paediatric Epilepsy and Neurological disorders. I am the lead for Paediatric epilepsy at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospitals and run a busy multidisciplinary service. I also chair the South East Thames Paediatrics Epilepsy Group to improve management of children with epilepsy in the region.

I have strong interest in teaching and training of junior doctors and medical students. I have been RCPCH tutor for KSS (Kent Surrey and Sussex deanery) paediatric trainees for 8 years. I am the Undergraduate tutor for medical students from Guy's, Kings and St Thomas' Hospitals. I am actively involved with MRCPCH clinical examination of Paediatric trainees.

I am the founding director for The Tunbridge Wells MRCPCH Clinical Courses (www.mrcpchcourses.co.uk). Our course is popular with candidates from all over the UK and oversees with high success rates.

Qualifications
  • FRCPCH: Fellow of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK.
  • DCH: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK.
  • MD: Delhi University, India.
  • MBBS: Delhi University, India.
Memberships
  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Medical Association
  • Southeast Thames Paediatric Epilepsy Group
Research

Dr Gupta has participated and published his research work relating to timing of cord clamping, anthropometric measurements, newborn adiposity, nasal nitric oxide, gastrostomy complications, rolandic epilepsy etc. He has also been principal investigator (PI) for several large multicentre research trials.

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