Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Dr Rajiv Goonetilleke is a general paediatrician with a special interest in paediatric endocrinology; the field of medicine regarding glands and hormone production in children.

Dr Goonetilleke is qualified to assist in all general paediatric conditions including coughswheezeshay feverabdominal painurinary tract infectionsasthma and constipation. He will attend to children of all ages, from birth up to age 18.

His interests in endocrinology have lead him to have a wealth of knowledge in the conditions of children's thyroid disorders, delayed pubertyearly puberty, weight disordersdiabetes and polycystic ovarian disease.

He currently practices at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, Cambridge, and Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital, Leicester. Furthermore, he has two current NHS posts. One at Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon, where he is the clinical lead in for diabetes and paediatric endocrinology, and another at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, where he is an honorary visiting specialist. 

Especialista en

Abdominal pain

What is abdominal pain? Abdominal pain can be a symptom of many conditions. It is the name given to pain that radiates between the chest and th...


What is asthma? Asthma is a condition which occurs when the upper airways constrict as a result of...


What is enuresis in children? Enuresis is the medical term for what is commonly known as bedwetting. It is quite common during childhood, and h...


The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located in the front of the neck, below the Adam’s apple. The thyroid is shaped a little like a butterfly, and is responsible for...

Growth disorders

What are growth disorders? Growth disorders are anomalies or irregularities during a child’s growth and development. This means t...

Urinary tract infections in children

What is a UTI? A UTI...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Abdominal pain
  • Acid reflux
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Anaemia
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in children
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Breastfeeding
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Child nutrition
  • Childhood obesity
  • Coeliac disease
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Digestive diseases
  • Faltering growth
  • Febrile seizures
  • Feeding the newborn
  • Fever
  • Food intolerance
  • Growth disorders
  • Growth hormone
  • Health check up (health screening)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Infant colic
  • Infant feeding
  • Iron deficiency
  • Jaundice
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Macroglossia
  • Malnutrition in children
  • Newborn physical examination
  • Precocious puberty
  • Rashes
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Rhinitis
  • Second medical opinion
  • Short stature
  • Thyroid
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary tract infections in children
  • Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) (kidney reflux)
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss
  • Wheezing

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  • Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
    30 New Road CB24 9EL - Cambridge
    (+44) 02076618821

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