Dr. Olga Kapellou is a Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist in London with extensive experience in her field. She became a Member of the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health in 2000 and a Fellow in 2010. She specialises in newborn babies and infants, including follow-up of babies after complex pregnancies and deliveries. She provides are for children throughout childhood.
Dr. Kapellou has worked in several major London teaching hospitals, including Great Ormond Street, Hammersmith, St. Mary’s Paddington, Queen Charlotte’s, Chelsea & Westminster and University College London. She holds a Doctor of Medicine postgraduate degree from Imperial College London, awarded in 2010. Her publications on the effects of prematurity on brain growth and development have been widely cited.
She is an expert on preterm and term neonatal brain injury with numerous publications, including co-authorships in the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Kapellou provides paediatric services for all age groups and utilises Griffiths Neurodevelopmental Scales to track infant development in outpatient clinics. She is also a Neonatal Life Support instructor and a UNICEF-trained breastfeeding specialist. She was appointed as NHS Consultant at the Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in 2009 and established her private practice in 2010.