Dr Margarita Burmester

Dr Margarita Burmester

MRCP FRCPCH FFICM MAcadMEd

Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

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32 years of experience
19 years as a specialist
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

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4.83

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Attentive and understood the concerns and also looked at the general health of our son.“
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Subspecialties

  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Intensive Care
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Neurodevelopment
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3332672
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
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    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    11:00 - 19:00
    Tue
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    About

    Dr Margarita Burmester is a Consultant Paediatrician at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS, where she is Director of Paediatric Intensive Care, and she sees patients privately, including at The Portland Hospital, 77 Wimpole Street and the Bright Futures programme at the Chiswick Medical Centre. Dr Burmester is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London. She is an expert in critical care in children, including cardiac intensive care, child health education, health screening and surveillance and preventative care.

    Dr Burmester has worked at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, and Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard University, USA. She completed postgraduate certification in clinical education in 2016 and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority and member of the Academy of Medical Educators. She is passionate about preventing ill health, and is co-founder and director of the UK Bright Futures programme, an extensive all-encompassing health surveillance and screening programme based on the American Academy of Pediatrics model.

    She has published multiple articles, delivered numerous lectures and workshops, and is a co-recipient of a Wellcome Trust award. She also contributes to national strategy through advising the national paediatric critical care clinical reference group and in her role as vice president of the Paediatric Intensive care society (PICS). Dr Burmester has been president of the paediatric section of the Royal Society of Medicine since 2018.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    General Paediatrics

    Paediatric Intensive Care

    Child Health Education

    Health Screening and Surveillance

    Procedures

    • Health Check (Screening)
    • Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
    • Paediatric Blood Tests
    • Immunisations
    • Vaccination Advice
    • Video Consultation
    • Well Baby Check
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    Special interests

    • Chronic Cough
    • Acid Reflux
    • Chest Infection
    • Childhood Obesity
    • Chronic Paediatric Disorder
    • Colic
    • Constipation
    • Cow's Milk Protein Allergy
    • Delayed Puberty
    • Diarrhoea
    • Dizziness
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Fainting
    • Growing Pains
    • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
    • Headache
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Napkin Dermatitis (Nappy Rash)
    • Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome)
    • Reflux and Colic
    • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    • Threadworm
    • Troublesome Cough
    • Weight Gain
    • Weight Loss
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    Education

    Education

    MBBS (1989) St Thomas' Medical School

    MRCP (UK) 1994

    ECFMG (USA) 1997

    FRCPCH 2011

    PGCert in Clinical Education (2016) King's College University

    Memberships

    Fellow, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

    Member, European Society of Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care

    Academy of Medical Educators (MAcadMEd)

    Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

    Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

    Q Member, The Heath Foundation

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