DR. JIDEOFOR MENAKAYA
Dr. Jideofor O. Menakaya is an experienced Consultant Paediatrician in London and Middlesex. A Neonatal Paediatrician, he is also the Lead Clinician for Paediatric Gastroenterology at Hillingdon Hospital. He was formerly the Clinical Lead for Neonatal Services at Hillingdon Hospital and the Lead Paediatrician at The BMI Bishopswood Hospital, Northwood Middlesex.
Jide was appointed a Consultant Paediatrician with Interest in Neonatology in 2003 after Specialist Training in General Paediatrics and Neonatal Medicine in London, Hampshire, West Midlands and Australia. In 2007, he was appointed Honorary Consultant Paediatrician in Paediatric Gastroenterology at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London.
He has a wealth of experience in the assessment and management of medical disorders affecting children including paediatric emergency care. In addition, he has specific expertise in the care of newly born babies and infants including those born prematurely. He is also well versed in the management of children with disorders of the gastro-intestinal tract.
Dr. Menakaya specialises in general paediatric disorders, neonatal diseases, paediatric gastroenterology, child-hood nutrition particularly faltering growth, coeliac disease, micronutrient deficiency and childhood immunisation. He has published several papers on paediatric and neonatal medicine and has lectured at many venues around the world.
In addition to his clinical duties as a medical consultant, his other roles include his work as a clinical researcher, a medical educator, a mentor for post graduate doctors, a UK Resuscitation Council Instructor On Newborn Life Support, a Provider of Advanced Paediatric Life Support and a Neonatal Simulation Facilitator. He is also a National Trustee of ORCHYD, a Charity for Disabled Children
His favourite hobbies are cycling, running, singing and travelling. He is married and lives in London with his wife and two children.