Dr Peter Reynolds

Personal profile

Dr Peter Reynolds qualified from St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London and trained in and around London including Hammersmith Hospital and University College Hospital London. He worked for a year in Melbourne, Australia. He completed a postgraduate MSc in General Paediatrics at Great Ormond Street Hospital and also completed a PhD at Imperial College in London. He is a very experienced senior Consultant Paediatrician, who specialises in the care of babies and young infants.

Dr Reynolds has been a Consultant Paediatrician since 2005 and has dual professional certification for both Paediatrics and Neonatal Medicine. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Royal Holloway University and has been a full-time Consultant at St. Peter's Hospital since 2005. He is the lead clinician for the Surrey and Sussex Neonatal Network. 

He has sat on a number of national committees and working groups and is regularly invited to speak and lecture at national and international paediatric specialist meetings. He has a number of publications and teaching articles in major journals and is a respected and experienced teacher.

He undertakes a regular Paediatric clinic on a Tuesday morning at the Runnymede Hospital, and specialises in conditions affecting babies and young children. Further information can be found on his website.

Dr Peter Reynolds, Consultant Paediatrician at BMI The Runnymede Hospital has won Best Neonatal Specialist at The Sun's Who Cares Wins health awards 2019. Dr Reynolds was nominated for the national newspaper’s award by one of his patients, after managing to resuscitate Frankie Thompson who was born at just 24 weeks, weighing just 13 oz. Frankie became the smallest ever British boy to survive. Dr Reynolds was recognised at an awards ceremony and received an award from Teresa May.

Professional Membership

  • General Medical Council
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Association of Perinatal Medicine

Clinical Interests


  • Gastro-intestinal e.g. feeding difficulties in babies, excessive wind and pain, gastro-oesophageal reflux, cow’s milk allergy, lactose intolerance, constipation, diarrhoea, vomiting, poor growth or weight gain
  • General problems affecting babies/young children e.g. crying, sleeping difficulties, colic, behavioural issues , feeding difficulties e.g. feeding refusal, slow feeding, lack of energy
  • Respiratory: cough, wheeze, chest infections, noisy breathing
  • Skin: rashes, birth marks including B-blocker treatment for haemangioma 'strawberry' marks, dry skin and eczema
  • Development and milestones: developmental concerns and check-ups
  • Abnormal head shape e.g. plagiocephaly (flattening of the back or side of the head in babies)
  • Kidney: antenatal diagnosed kidney problems, urinary tract infections
  • Miscellaneous e.g. lumps and bumps, glands, other concerns
  • Routine Paediatric check-ups: many parents appreciate the reassurance of a regular routine check-up by an experienced Paediatrician, particularly in the first couple of years

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