Dr Vishal Mehta

Dr Vishal Mehta

Paediatrics 06139728

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Paediatric neurodisability
  • Paediatric neurology


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I treats and manages all common health problems in children and has special interest in paediatric neurology, epilepsy, childhood headache disorders including migraine and neurodisability.

I have over 20 years of experience working with children. I graduated from Indore, India, and completed my post-graduation training in paediatrics from prestigious Bombay University where I obtained MD in Paediatrics. I then moved to the UK and did my further training in Yorkshire and Norwich before taking up the Consultant Paediatrician post at the Hull Royal Infirmary.

I have special interest in Paediatric neurology and neurodisability, which I have been practising for the past 11 years. I deal with all kinds of neurological problems in children, particularly problems of headache, funny turns, epilepsy, tics, Tourette syndrome, functional neurological disorder, developmental delay, movement disorder and neuromuscular problem. In addition I have experience in managing general paediatric problems.

I have keen interest in teaching. I regularly teach in the Yorkshire Deanery MRCPCH clinical Course, British Paediatric Neurology Association run headache( CHaT) and epilepsy courses (PET). Additionally, I am honorary lecture in Paediatrics for Hull York Medical school( HYMS) and Clinical Lead for paediatric services at Hull University Teaching Hospitals. I am also an EPALS course instructor. I delivered educational lectures and webinars for general practitioners( GP) on various child health related topics.

Areas of interest

Epilepsy;Faints and funny turns; Movement Disorder ; Headache/Migraine; Developmental problems/delay ; delayed walking; Cerebral Palsy; Tics and Tourette's; muscle pain, leg pains; abnormal gait; Toe walking; Sleep difficultly; Functional Neurological Disorders

General paediatric problems; Neck lump; Cough; Asthma; Eczema; Cows milk protein intolerance and allergy; Abdominal pain; Constipation; Bed wetting; Water or urinary track infection; Back pain; common respiratory and bowel problems; Gastro oesophageal reflux disease; childhood infections and blood disorders. I also diagnose and treat children and young person with PoTS ( postural ortho static tachycardia syndrome) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

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