National Lockdown update:  Our Hospital is still fully open for appointments and admissions, however visitors are not permitted. To keep you safe we have strict measures in place, read more about these here. To make an outpatient appointment, please call: 0207 806 4060.

Do NOT visit the Hospital if you have any COVID-19 symptoms. Please visit the Track and Trace website.


Dr Skandhini Carthigesan

Dr Skandhini Carthigesan

Dr Skandhini Carthigesan

Qualifications: MRCS, MRCP, DCH, FRCPCH.

Expertise: Neurodevelopmental Paediatrician, specialising in all types of developmental concerns in infants, children and adolescents. Autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, developmental coordination disorder, cerebral palsy.

NHS: Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Trust

Contact info and availability

Telephone Number: 0208 789 7237

Email Address:


Make an Enquiry

Consultant Biography

Dr Skandhini Carthigesan specialises in all aspects of developmental paediatrics. She has widespread expertise in the assessment and management of infants, children and adolescents  with developmental concerns, including autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, learning difficulties, developmental coordination disorder and cerebral palsy.

Having graduated from Leeds University, she trained in General paediatrics across teaching  hospitals in London and undertook speciality training in Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics at Queen Elizabeth Children’s Hospital, Gt Ormond Street Hospital and The Middlesex Hospitals in London.

Dr Skandhini Carthigesan is on the NHS specialist register for Paediatrics and is fully accredited in paediatrics with subspecialty in Paediatric  Neurodisability.

She is a Senior Lecturer, Imperial School of Medicine.