Pradip Thakker

Pradip Thakker

Consultant Paediatrician

Nottingham & Leicester

Tel: 07516 922052Email:

I specialise in...

  • General paediatrics
  • Paediatric cardiology
  • Paediatric allergy
  • Paediatric respiratory medicine

Accreditation and admitting rights

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Pradip Thakker

Pradip (Pradumal) Thakker is Consultant Paediatrician at Queen’s Medical Centre Nottingham. With a particular interest in children’s heart problems including murmur/palpitations, faints, fits and chest pains, he offers private assessment, diagnosis and treatment for all problems affecting children at Spire Leicester Hospital and Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital.

Training and experience

Dr Pradip Thakker qualified in medicine from Newcastle Medical School in 1989. He became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in 1993 and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Dr Thakker was first appointed as a Consultant Paediatrician in 2000, and has been Consultant Paediatrician at Queen Medical Centre in Nottingham since 2005. In addition to extensive experience in dealing with general paediatric concerns such as feeding issues, asthma, allergies, constipation and epilepsy, Dr Thakker has a registered special interest in paediatric cardiology and is responsible developing the only syncope centre dedicated to children in the UK. He is also trained in the management of neonatal conditions.

Dr Thakker is an examiner for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and an executive member of the Paediatric Expertise in Cardiology Special Interest Group.

Clinical interests

Dr Thakker has a special clinical interest in:

  • Investigation of chest pains, heart murmurs/palpitations, fainting/dizziness, fits and funny turns in children
  • Cardiac screening for children with a family history of congenital heart defects/arrhythmias and sudden cardiac deaths
  • General paediatric and neonatal problems, including feeding and growth concerns, food allergies, constipation, abdominal pains, allergies, asthma, headaches and epilepsy

Research interests

Dr Thakker has a research interest in syncope (loss of consciousness) in children. He has published various articles on tilt testing in children and provides GP education courses on the diagnosis of paediatric cardiology problems and understanding paediatric syncope.

Professional details



Qualified in 1989 in United Kingdom

Registrations and licensing

  • General Medical Council (GMC)

    Registration no.: 3340471
    Date of registration: 01-Aug-1990

Memberships and associations

Pradip Thakker is a member of the following professional associations and organisations...

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Royal College of Physicians of London British Congenital Cardiac Association (BCCA) British Medical Association

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Treatments provided by Pradip Thakker

Initial consultation fee from 1 April: £200

Patients who are insured will be billed for the difference between the insurance payment and £200.

Mr Pradip Thakker provides expert treatment for a wide range of problems affecting children. He is skilled in the assessment and diagnosis of heart problems such as murmurs/palpitations, chest pains, faints, fits and funny turns.

Treatments, operations and tests

  • ECG - exercise (or stress)
  • ECG - resting
  • Echocardiogram
  • Fainting investigation - Tilt test

Internet details


Spire Nottingham Hospital  

Tollerton Lane
NG12 4GA

  • Consulting room
Main phone: 07516 922052
Private Secretary: Ruth Bowen: 07516 922052
Main email:

Other locations I work at

Spire Leicester Hospital  

Gartree Road

Main phone: 07516 922052
Private secretary (Ruth Bowen): 07516 922052
Main email:
  • Consulting room

Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital  

Scraptoft Lane

Main phone: 07516 922052
Private Secretary: Ruth Bowen: 07516 922052
Main email:
  • Consulting room

Nottingham Children's Hospital  

Derby Road

Main phone: 07516 922052
Private Secretary: Ruth Bowen: 07516 922052
Main email:
  • Consulting room

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