Dr Bulend Yuksel

Consultant Paediatrician


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Personal profile

I am a consultant Paediatrician with 31 years of experience in the management of children’s health.

I was initially trained in Istanbul, graduated from the Medical Faculty of Istanbul with distinction(1980) and obtained the specialist Paediatrician certificate at the Istanbul University (1984). I was awarded an Associate Professor ( Docent) status in Paediatrics by the University of Istanbul (1993).

My British training in London was mostly carried out at the King’s College Hospital (1989-1995). I worked in the tertiary Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Liver Unit, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Respiratory and General Paediatric Department, I conducted and participated to a variety of distinctive research projects.

I am currently a consultant Paediatrician at the Barnet and Chase Farm Hospital NHS Trust since 1995. I was the secretary of the local Research Ethics Committee at North London for 4 years then the chair for 3 years (2002-2009). I was the secretary and later the chair of The Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care Scientific Group of the European Respiratory Society between 2001-2008. I am the Undergraduate Tutor in my trust for nearly 10 years and provide teaching, training and examination of medical students from UCL.

I have 67 peer reviewed, published and cited scientific papers and a number of abstracts. I was invited to lecture on wheezing, asthma, asthma devices, paediatric respiratory diseases, paediatric allergies both locally, at national and international levels. I refereed for scientific respiratory journals.

My special interests are, Paediatric Asthma, wheezing particularly preschool wheezing, cough, respiratory tract infections, tuberculosis, Neonatology and general allergies including milk allergy. I also have interest in Hay fever, eczema, food intolerance, gut allergies and gastroesophageal reflux. I conduct Asthma, paediatric respiratory, tuberculosis and general paediatric clinics in my NHS hospital.

Further information can also be found by visiting his website www.drbulendyuksel.co.uk.

Professional Membership

  • BMA

  • Royal Colleges

  • American Thoracic Society

  • European Respiratory Society

  • Neonatal Society

  • British Paediatric Research Society

  • British Thoracic Society

Clinical Interests

  • General paediatric conditions, including: colic, feeding difficulties, gastroesophagial reflux disease, milk intolerance/allergy, diarrhea/constipation, eczema, hay fever, fever/infections, headaches

  • Paediatric respiratory disease and general allergies, including: wheezing, particularly preschool wheezing, Asthma, tuberculosis, recurrent cough, chest infections, food and pollen allergies

  • Newborn (neonatal) and early infancy problems, including: poor weight gain, immunizations (only at the Portland Hospital), early respiratory problems

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