Dr Ian Doughty

Consultant Paediatrician


Professional Membership

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Medical Defence Union

Clinical Interests

General Paediatrics, Diabetes, Child Development.
Abdominal pain, vomiting, reflux, colic, GI problems, respiratory problems, cough, asthma, frequent infections, milk allergy/intolerance, headaches, crying and sleeping, tiredness, fatigue, aches and pains, concerns about development, common skin problems, growth, weight, eating, nutrition problems, urine infections, wetting, constipation, soiling. 



Personal profile

Dr Doughty is a Senior Consultant Paediatrician who has practised in Manchester for over 25 years. His NHS practice is at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

Dr Doughty is a General Paediatrician treating a wide range of common problems in children. He has held a number of training and managerial posts in the hospital, regionally and nationally but his overriding interest is in providing highest quality, personal medical care to children and families. He is married with 3 grown up children.

Previous experience:

  • Training Oxford University (MA 1984)
  • London University (MB BS 1987)
  • Manchester University (PhD - 1996)
  • Hospitals around London, South East, North West (MRCP 1990, FRCPCH 1996)
  • Associate Medical Director for Quality and Safety RMCH 2015-2019
  • Clinical Director Paediatric Medicine RMCH 2010-2014
  • National Officer for Training Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) 2006-2012
  • Regional Adviser for RCPCH (North West 2001-2004).

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