Dr Perla Eleftheriou

Dr Perla Eleftheriou



22 years of experience
7 years as a specialist


  • Red Cell and Haemoglobinopathy Disorders
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Greek
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6045577
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £350

    Follow-up appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at University College Hospital

    15th Floor University College Hospital 235 Euston Road, London, United Kingdom, NW1 2BU
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    Dr Perla Eleftheriou is a well-respected Consultant Haematologist at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and HCA Healthcare UK at UCH. She is highly experienced in the management and treatment of haemoglobinopathies, rare anaemias, iron overload, iron deficiency disorders and red cell disorders (sickle cell disease, thalassaemia).

    Dr Eleftheriou remains actively involved in research and is currently investigating disease-modifying agents in red cell disorders. Her work has been widely published in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks and she has contributed to national guidelines. In addition to this, she is clinical advisor to the UK Thalassaemia Society and the Thalassaemia International Federation.

    Dr Eleftheriou is also heavily involved and enjoys teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students at UCL, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and University of Westminster, and is the coordinator of the International Haematology Fellowship hosted at UCLH.

    She is extremely focused on providing the best possible care to her patients and values patient feedback hugely.

    In her spare time she enjoys hiking, classic musical and good food.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    ·     Intravenous iron infusion

    ·     Therapeutic venesection

    ·     Maintenance venesection

    ·     Red cell exchange transfusion

    ·     Blood transfusion

    ·     Bone marrow biopsies

    ·     General haematology

    ·     Iron deficiency

    ·     Iron overload disorder

    ·     Red Cell Disorders

    ·     Haemoglobinopathies

    ·     Sickle cell anaemia

    ·     Sickle cell disease

    ·     Pre-operative optimisation of sickle cell patients

    ·     Thalassaemia carriers/ trait

    ·     Thalassaemia intermedia

    ·     Thalassaemia major

    ·     Anaemia

    ·     Red cell enzymopathies

    ·     G6PD deficiency

    ·     Red cell membrane disorders

    ·     Polycythaemia

    ·     Abnormal blood counts


    • Bone Marrow Tests & Biopsies
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Anaemia
    • Polycythemia
    • Sickle Cell Anaemia
    • Thalassaemia
    • Thrombocytopenia
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    • MD - University of Giessen in Germany 2000
    • MRCP – Royal College of Physicians 2008
    • FRCPath – Royal College of Pathologists 2013
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