Dr Theofilos Polychronakis

Qualifications

MD MSc FRCPCH

GMC number: 7011993

Practicing since: 2006

Specialties

Paediatrics

Sub-specialties: Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

Consultation times

  • Thursday PM
  • Overview

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01223 370 922

About

Dr Theofilos Polychronakis is a Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine in Addenbrooke’s University Hospital in Cambridge. He trained at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece before moving to London in 2009. He completed a MSc in Allergy at Imperial College and trained in paediatrics in various London hospitals and has more than 10 years of clinical experience. He undertook sub-speciality training in paediatric respiratory medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital and in Cambridge. He trained in paediatric sleep medicine and long term ventilation as a senior fellow at Great Ormond street Hospital. Dr Polychronakis holds the paediatric HERMES diploma awarded by the European Respiratory Society. His clinical interests include paediatric sleep medicine, asthma, recurrent respiratory infections . He leads the Paediatric Sleep service in CUH and is a member of the asthma, Cystic Fibrosis and scoliosis MDT.

Special interests

Chronic cough and recurrent respiratory infections, Asthma (pre-school, paediatric), airborne allergies and rhinitis, paediatric sleep, lung function, scoliosis, respiratory care of children with neuromuscular diseases.


Other interests

Paediatric eczema


Personal interests

Film, music, travelling

Languages spoken

English, Greek

Locations Dr Theofilos Polychronakis works with

Related experience

Research

Dr Polychronakis has completed a MSc in Allergy at Imperial College, London. His thesis was titled: “Asthma and the role of bacterial exposure and infections: a systematic review” with Professor Sebastian Johnston, Imperial College, director of MRC and Asthma UK centre.

He is a published author at the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis and has presented at the RCPCH, ESPINIC and UENPS conferences. He has also presented at the European respiratory Society international conference. He continues to be actively involved in research locally in the Paediatric respiratory department in Cambridge. 


Memberships

  • British Paediatric Respiratory Society
  • British Thoracic Society
  • European Respiratory Society

Other post held

  • Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge UK

Insurers Dr Theofilos Polychronakis works with

Dr Theofilos Polychronakis works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

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

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

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