Dr Olga Kapellou

MD, FRCPCH, DCH

Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist

Specialties at a glance

Dr Olga Kapellou is a renowned Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist operating in the London area. Her areas of expertise include general paediatrics, new-born physical examinations, child constipation and diarrhoea, rashes in babies and coughing and breathing problems. She is also an expert in preterm and term neonatal brain injury as well as follow-up after complicated pregnancies. Specialities Include:

  • Paediatrics
  • Neonatology
  • General paediatric clinics
  • Baby checks
  • Feeding problems, colics, excessive crying, food aversion
  • Gastroesophageal reflux in babies, cow’s milk protein allergy, lactose intolerance
  • Constipation, diarrhoea
  • Tiredness, lack of energy
  • Infant neurodevelopmental follow up after complicated pregnancies and deliveries.
  • Cough, wheeze, breathing problems-recurrent fevers, frequent infection-tonsillitis, glue ear, glands, lymph nodes, lumps
  • Vaccinations
  • Griffiths mental development scales to assess neurodevelopmental progress in babies and toddlers
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      About Dr Kapellou

      Dr Kapellou graduated from the National Capodistrian University of Athens in 1995. She then was awarded an MD by Imperial College London and went on to specialise in some of the UK’s most prestigious teaching hospitals, including Great Ormond Street, St Mary’s and Hammersmith.

      She has an active research interest in preterm and term brain injury, therapeutic hypothermia for perinatal asphyxia and neurodevelopmental outcomes. Her publications on the effects of prematurity on brain growth and development have been cited extensively.

      As well as being a skilled consultant, Dr Kapellou is a Neonatal Life Support instructor and UNICEF trained breastfeeding specialist and uses the Griffiths Neurodevelopmental Scales to track infant development in outpatient clinics. She is a highly-trained and knowledgeable professional, who offers the best possible care using the most up-to-date techniques.

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      Dr Kapellou speaks Greek

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