Dr Keir Shiels



I provide medical consultation and support for children who are undergoing specialist surgery at Great Ormond Street. I work particularly with the Cleft Palate, Spinal and Neurosurgical teams.

I do not provide solo General Paediatric clinics privately; I only provide medical assessments and management to patients whose principal care is under another specialist at Great Ormond Street.

Your specialist surgeon may request an appointment with me in advance of planning surgery.


Perioperative Medicine

Assessment and Management of Medical Complexity


Cleft Palate



Craniofacial Surgery

22q11 Microdeletion

Noonan Syndrome

Child Safeguarding

Board-certified General Paediatric Consultant, registered with the GMC on their Specialist Register.

MA – Natural Sciences (University of Cambridge)

MB BChir – University of Cambridge

Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators

Honorary Clinical Lecturer (Blizzard Institute, Queen Mary University)

Consultant Paediatrician (Great Ormond Street)

News & Publications

Associate Editor: Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics (Lissauer) published by Elsevier

Author: Pocket Tutor: Paediatric Clinical Examination (Shiels) published by JP Medical

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