Dr Avanish Tantry


MBBS, MD, FRCPCH, MSc in Child Health

GMC number: 6067508

Practising since: 1999



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  • Friday 09:00 - 13:00
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Dr Avanish Tantry is a Consultant Paediatrician at Leeds Children's Hospital, which is one of the largest and busiest children's hospitals in the UK, seeing in excess of 50,000 children per year. He is also the current Clinical lead for the general paediatric department. He has over 22 years of experience in the field of general paediatrics and looks after children with a large variety of problems and illnesses. Dr Tantry obtained his primary medical qualification in India and went on to complete post graduate studies in paediatrics at one of the busiest children's hospitals in India, which gave him a wealth of experience and skills in dealing with childhood illnesses. 

After finishing his studies in India, Dr Tantry continued his training in the UK and has worked in some of the busiest children's hospitals in the country, including Birmingham and Leeds. He has been working as a Consultant in Leeds since 2013 and has developed extensive skills and experience in managing a wide variety of childhood illnesses like recurrent wheeze, asthma, abdominal pains, constipation/diarrhoea, headaches, reflux, cow's milk allergy, heart murmurs, chest problems, growth issues and newborn problems, to name just a few. He has a special interest in secondary paediatric nephrology which is a paediatric sub-speciality dealing with common kidney problems in children e.g. recurrent urine infections, nephrotic syndrome, urinary frequency/urgency, etc.

Special interests

General Paediatrics, Secondary paediatric nephrology, Paediatric Emergency Medicine.

Languages spoken

English, Hindi

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Avanish Tantry at Nuffield Health

  • Paediatric medicine

Locations Dr Avanish Tantry works with

Related experience


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH)

Other posts held

  • Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical lead for the Department of General Paediatrics at Leeds Children’s Hospital

Insurers Dr Avanish Tantry works with

Dr Avanish Tantry works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Dr Avanish Tantry does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Avanish Tantry does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Avanish Tantry does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.