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Dr Shaila Sukthankar

Consultant Paediatrician


General Paediatrics

Sub specialty

Paediatric Nephrology & Paediatric Metabolic Bone Diseases

Research Interests

Nephrotic syndrome, Rickets, RSV bronchiolitis



NHS Base

Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Consulting address

The Wilmslow Hospital

Contact for appointments


Dr Sukthankar qualified as a Paediatrician from Premier teaching institutions in Mumbai, India, and underwent further specialist postgraduate training in Paediatrics & Paediatric Nephrology in England for 8 years. She was appointed as Consultant Paediatrician in 2003 and is currently based at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. Apart from Clinical medicine, she has keen interests in Postgraduate Education and Research. Dr Sukthankar will see referrals for common conditions in General Paediatrics, Paediatric Nephrology & Paediatric Bone diseases. These include fevers, fits and faints, constipation, recurrent diarrhoea, headaches, abdominal pain, general aches/pains, recurrent cough, asthma, eczema, respiratory infections, urine infections, recurrent other infections, growth concerns, day/night wetting, infant feeding difficulties, bone pains, rickets, hypermobility etc. Dr Sukthankar will see children from 1 month - 16 years age. Her consultations are child centred and conducted in a friendly and relaxed environment. She offers regular consultation appointments, but would also be available to see patients on an urgent basis if required. Dr Sukthankar conducts her consultations in English and is also fluent in Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati and Marathi languages. She has two grown up children, both training to be doctors! In her spare time she enjoys playing sitar and cooking.

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