Dr Sunil Pullaperuma

Dr Sunil Pullaperuma


Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

42 years of experience


  • Child Mental Health
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Neurology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3376863
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    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1,484 reviews

    Urgent Care Centre for Children

    205 - 209 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5AH
    0 reviews


    Dr Sunil Pullaperuma is a specialist in Paediatric Neurodisability working in the UK and Sri Lanka. His expertise involves managing children with complex neurological illnesses including developmental delay, developmental regression, cerebral palsy, autism, learning difficulties, complex epilepsy and ADHD. He is equipped with specialist skills required to treat children with cerebral palsy Botulinum toxin (Botox) under ultrasound guidance for both upper and lower limbs with more than 10 years' experience in the field. 


    Dr Pullaperuma has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, while also leading the Multidisciplinary Neurodisability Service Imperial College Healthcare and the lead the "Botox" service at Imperial College Healthcare (formerly St. Mary's), London


    Outside his clinical work, Dr Pullaperuma is an Examiner to the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Child Health, Imperial College School of Medicine, actively involved in teaching medical students and doctors undertaking paediatric postgraduate training. 

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Botox treatment for spasticity
    • Cerebral palsy
    • Movement disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Autism
    • Neurodevelopmental delay
    • Developmental regression
    • Cerebral palsy
    • ADHD
    • Headaches in children and adolescents


    MB BS 1980 University of Colombo

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