I am a Consultant Paediatrician at London Northwest Hospital NHS Trust and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (Stanmore). I work as a Specialist in Paediatrics.
I have completed my medical training in Germany and the United Kingdom. I studied at Germany ‘s oldest Medical School in Homburg (Saarland) and spend as a student a year on exchange in England (Exeter and Newcastle) as well as India (Shimla). I qualified in 1992 with top grades. I completed my postgraduate specialist training in London at Hammersmith Hospital in Neonatology, Great Ormond Street Hospital in Intensive Care and Respiratory Medicine, Royal London Hospital in Respiratory and General Medicine and at Northwick Park and Hillingdon Hospital in General, Newborn and Community Paediatrics. I continued two years of research at Great Ormond Street Hospital on respiratory conditions in intensive care settings. I started as a consultant in 2003 at London North West Hospital Trust and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust.
Since working as a consultant Paediatrician in 2003 I have been Lead Clinician in General Paediatrics and Clinical Director for the Children’s Department at London Northwest Hospital NHS Trust. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and registered with the General Medical Council (UK) [GMC number 4076841].
I am a Medical Director for the Resuscitation Council UK for Advanced Life Support for Children as well as Newborns. I am also an Examiner for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Imperial College London for Final Year Medical Exams.
I am married with two children. I grew up in Munich (Germany) and moved to work in the UK in 1992. Outside work my hobbies are most sports but in particular football, diving and skiing. I love trekking and outdoor activities and am keen on bird watching.