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Dr Olga Kapellou is a renowned Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist operating in the London area. Her areas of expertise include general paediatrics, newborn 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.

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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What is neonatology? Neonatology is the branch of medicine that studies and takes care of newborn babies within their first hours of life, thes...

Newborn physical examination

What is a newborn physical examination? A complete physical examination&...




What is diarrhoea? Diarrhoea is characterised by a greater fluidity and volume of bowel movements. These stools can sometimes contain ...


What is it?        Exanthema is a pinkish rash that generally hap...

Breathing problems

What are breathing problems? Breathing problems can be defined as sudden shortness of breath, or b...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Abdominal pain
  • Acid reflux
  • Allergic dermatitis
  • Allergic reactions
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Allergic urticaria
  • Anaemia
  • Apgar test
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Atypical pneumonia
  • Birth asphyxia
  • Birthmarks
  • Blood disorders
  • Blood in stool (rectal bleeding)
  • Breastfeeding
  • Breathing problems
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Chickenpox
  • Child allergies
  • Child development
  • Child health surveillance
  • Child nutrition
  • Childhood obesity
  • Children’s primary care
  • Chronic cough
  • Congenital malformations
  • Constipation
  • Coronavirus
  • Developmental delay
  • Diarrhoea
  • Digestive diseases
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear infection
  • Eczema
  • Faltering growth
  • Febrile seizures
  • Feeding the newborn
  • Fever
  • Foetal alcohol syndrome
  • Hay fever
  • Headache
  • Health check up (health screening)
  • Hearing loss
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Infant colic
  • Infant feeding
  • Infectious diseases
  • Iron deficiency
  • Jaundice
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Macroglossia
  • Malnutrition in children
  • Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • Neonatology
  • Newborn physical examination
  • Nutrition
  • Paediatric and neonatal intensive care
  • Paediatrics
  • pH monitoring
  • Pneumonia
  • Premature baby
  • Preventive paediatrics
  • Rashes
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Respiratory infection
  • Rhinitis
  • Sepsis
  • Short stature
  • Skin diseases
  • The common cold
  • Urinary tract infections in children
  • Vaccines
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss
  • Wheezing

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How are developmental delays in children diagnosed?
Developmental delays in young infants can make it extremely challenging for them to regulate and deal with their emotions as they reach adulthood. In our latest article, highly esteemed paediatrician and neonatologist, Dr Olga Kapellou, explains how children can still reach their full potential despite suffering from a developmental delay, as well as also detailing how an infant developmental issue is typically diagnosed.
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