Dr Margarita Burmester

Dr Margarita Burmester


Paediatrics (Children's Doctor)

30 years of experience
18 years as a specialist
Video consultation available


  • Neonatal Medicine
  • Paediatric Intensive Care
  • Paediatric 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

    The Portland Hospital

    234 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    788 reviews

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    438 reviews

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
    114 reviews


    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 Harley Street Clinic and 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 studied at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children in Canada and also at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. 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 also 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

    Paediatric Intensive Care

    Paediatric Intensive Care

    Child Health Education

    Health Screening and Surveillance

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    Medical procedures

    • Paediatric Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acid Reflux
    • Childhood Obesity
    • Colic
    • Constipation
    • Delayed Puberty
    • Diarrhoea
    • Growing Pains
    • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Napkin Dermatitis (Nappy Rash)
    • Reflux and Colic
    • Threadworm
    • Weight Gain
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    MBBS (1989) St Thomas' Medical School

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


    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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