Dr Camilla Salvestrini

MD, FRCPCH


Profile

Following her qualification in 1999 in Florence (Italy), Dr Salvestrini trained in Paediatric Gastroenterology at the Meyer Childrens Hospital, Florence and at the Royal Free Hospital in London. During her training Dr Salvestrini has been involved in several research projects on IBD, small bowel enteropathies and Coeliac Disease. She was first appointed Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology in 2007 at the Royal Free Hospital in London. Here she developed an interest in clinical nutrition. After having worked at the Sheffield Childrens Hospital, Dr Salvestrini finally moved to Addenbrooke's in April 2010 to lead the Nutrition Service for children.

She has an interest in children with feeding problems and have developed an innovative approach for behavioural feeding problems (TREAT programme - Therapy for Reluctant Eaters).

Dr Salvestrini continues to publish in peer-reviewed journals and lecture at national and international meetings.


Clinics

  • By arrangement

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Interests

Other interests

Feeding difficulties and nutrition

Personal interests

Dr Salvestrini loves reading, movies, cooking and running wild with her 2 little boys!


Member of

  • British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Research

Dr Salvestrini has developed an innovative approach to complex feeding disorders. Together with her Feeding Team (Speech and language therapist, dietitian, psychologist and play specialist) they enrol children with behavioural feeding disorders into an intensive programme running over lunchtime for one week. The results they obtain are great and they aim to reduce and eventually stop artificial nutrition promoting oral intake.


Declaration

Dr Camilla Salvestrini works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

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

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

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