Dr Jideofor O Menakaya

Dr Jideofor O Menakaya

Jide Menakaya

Paediatrics 04349622


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

Specialises in

  • Neonatal medicine


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

About me

Dr Menakaya was appointed a Consultant Neonatal Paediatrician in 2003 to Hillingdon Hospital Middlesex after specialist training in paediatrics and neonatal medicine in Hampshire, West Midlands and Australia. In 2007, he was appointed Honorary Consultant Paediatrician in paediatric gastroenterology at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London. He is the Founder and Clinical Lead for The PURA Service, a pioneering multi-disciplinary clinical programme that aims to improve the quality of care that constipated and encopretic children receive.

He has huge experience in the assessment and management of most general conditions that affect children. In addition, he has particular expertise in paediatric gastro-enterology conditions such as constipation and soiling, abdominal pain in children, coeliac disease and conditions that affect new born babies and their development in the first few years of life. He is well versed in general paediatric and specialist neonatal clinical care. He has set up specialist services for children with constipation and soiling and babies with jaundice. He is an instructor in Neonatal Life Support and a Provider of Advanced Paediatric Life Support with the Resuscitation Council UK.

He has a passion for promoting the health of all children and will work with children, their families and a multi-disciplinary team of professionals, holistically, to ensure that they return to full health as quickly as possible.

His professional interests include coeliac disease and functional gastrointestinal disorders such as constipation, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, abdominal migraine, abdominal pain in childhood; neonatal medicine;general paediatric disorders, child hood nutrition in particular faltering growth, micronutrient deficiency. In addition to his duties as a consultant paediatrician, his other roles include his work as a clinical educator and mentor for doctors in training and trainer for hospital professionals in newborn life support skills. He is also a qualified instructor with the advanced life support group. He is a provider of Paediatric Services to American Forces Overseas.

He is a Fellow in Quality Improvement in Healthcare with the National Institute for Health Research UK. His team was a Finalist in the Quality Improvement Team of the Year category at the prestigious BMJ Awards 2021

Dr Menakaya specialises in all aspects of General Paediatric illness, Care of the newborn baby - including care of the premature baby, Infant growth and nutrition, Immunisations and Neonatal and Paediatric Emergency care.

He is married and lives in London with his wife and two children.

Scheduled Clinic Clinic times

Beaufort House
HCA Consulting Suites
Elstree Way
Elstree HERTS

Tel: 07488773707
Wednesday 1830-2000hr
Friday 1600 -2000hr
Saturday 0900-1200hr

BMI Clementine Churchill Hospital
Sudbury Hill
Harrow on the Hill
Harrow HA1 3RX

Tel 07488773707
Friday 1200-1600hr

The Portland Hospital for Women and Children
234 Great Portland Street

Tel 07488773707
Friday 0900 - 1300hr

Platinum Medical Centre
Wellington Hospital​
15 -17 Lodge Road​

Tel 07488773707
Friday 0900 - 1300hr

10 Harley Street

Tel 07488773707
Clinic Day By Appointment

Areas of interest

Age age: 0-18 years
Paediatric Gastroenterology:
Soiling or Encopresis:
Coeliac Disease:
Abdominal Pain:
Newborn Illness:
Gastro oesophageal reflux disease:
Abdominal Migraine:
Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders:
Infant feeding:
Neonatal Jaundice:
Cows Milk Protein Allergy:
International Child Health:
Quality Improvement:

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