Meet The Paediatrics Team

Who are we?

Childhealthy was founded by Dr Yiannis Ioannou, a general paediatrician based in London. As a parent and experienced paediatrician Dr Yiannis understands how concerned parents are about their children’s health. Dr Yiannis and Childhealthy’s goal is to provide parents and carers with easy access to high quality private paediatric care, access to multiple specialists and therapists, health advice and education, reassurance and treatment.

Dr Yiannis examining a child

Dr Yiannis Ioannou

Childhealthy Lead Paediatrician and Founder
MA MBBS MSc FHEA FRCPCH

Dr Yiannis is Consultant Paediatrician at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and at the Portland Hospital and Bupa Cromwell Hospitals.

Yiannis graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge University and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School. He has diverse paediatric experience gained in prestigious hospitals across London and Sydney that spans all paediatric specialities. Yiannis has two children who have provided him with the most valuable of all lessons and experiences as a paediatrician.

Dr Yiannis provides a combination of clinical expertise and a calm, reassuring approach to your child’s health and well being. We offer continuity of care from birth to teenage years as well as health checks and assessments for one-off illnesses and concerns.

Languages: English and Greek

''I see babies grow and develop from the first few weeks and build relationships with their families. It’s a real privilege and so rewarding.”

 

Dr Charles Stewart

Childhealthy Paediatrician: Associate
BSc MBBCh MRCPCH DipSEM FAcadMEd

Dr Stewart is a Consultant Paediatrician and Associate within the Childhealthy Practice.

Dr Charles is a Paediatric Emergency Consultant and General Paediatrician, based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the Bupa Cromwell Hospital. Dr Charles has an interest in injuries other sport related problems in addition to all general paediatric conditions. 

Dr Charles attended St Andrews and Cardiff Universities, completed fellowships in Toronto Hospital for Sick Children and Westmead Children's Hospital in Sydney, and his training included a broad range of paediatric specialties including sports and emergency medicine.

Dr Charles works closely with Dr Yiannis, providing continuity of care within the Practice and expertise in emergency paediatrics and injuries.

Languages: English, French, Welsh

Bianca Parau

Paediatric Dietitian, Childhealthy Recommended

BSc (Hons)

Bianca Parau is a Registered Dietitian specialising in paediatric nutrition. With 16 years’ experience, Bianca is passionate about helping children of all ages eat better and develop a healthy attitude towards food whilst meeting their nutritional requirements to sustain optimal growth and development. Bianca specialises in feeding difficulties, food allergy, all gastroenterology conditions, weight management for both underweight and overweight children and chronic conditions.

She works closely with Paediatricians, Paediatric Allergists, Paediatric Gastroenterologists and various paediatric Allied Health Professionals to provide comprehensive multidisciplinary evidence based treatments.

Dr Kerry Robinson

Childhealthy Paediatrician: Associate
MA (Cantab) MBBS FRCPCH

Kerry is a Consultant Paediatrician. She has worked as a doctor in the NHS for over twenty years and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her work with Childhealthy.

Kerry graduated from Cambridge University and continued her medical training at The Royal Free and University College London Medical School.

She has worked in a variety of settings, including several years at Great Ormond Street Hospital and as an Expedition doctor. She has joint qualification in both general paediatrics and paediatric neurodisability.

Kerry is a regular teacher on national courses in general paediatrics and epilepsy. In addition, she has written many research papers and book chapters. She loves treating children and families with a range of conditions, and has a special interest in epilepsy and neurology.

Since 2013 she has worked as a paediatric Consultant at The Whittington Hospital, where she has served as the departmental Clinical Lead. She also works at The Portland Hospital.

Kerry has three children and understands the anxieties (as well as the joys) of parenthood. This ensures she brings a holistic approach to her care.

Amelia Powell

Chartered Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) MCSP HCPC

Amelia is a highly specialised private paediatric physiotherapist with nearly twenty years’ experience working in the NHS and private sector. Her NHS practice is based at the Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust.

As well as treating often complex conditions, Amelia is passionate about health promotion and injury prevention. A parent herself, Amelia is extremely keen to support parents to promote the health and wellbeing of their children from birth onwards.

Amelia has a wealth of experience in treating babies with foetal moulding conditions such as plagiocephaly, torticollis/ preferential head turns. She has also worked extensively with babies born prematurely and as a result very focussed on promoting normal physical development from an early age in babies. She also treats children with musculoskeletal/ orthopaedic conditions such as following an acute injury, back or knee pain.

Practice Management

Childhealthy is managed by Rachel Gould and Lisa Shaw. The practice management team is very friendly and always available to answer any questions that may arise before or after your visit. Do you have a question? Please contact us.

A smiling girl being examined with a stethoscope

Book your appointment

Clinic, remote appointments and home visits are available daily.

We can always find a time to suit you, so please do ask if you are having difficulty finding a suitable time.