Dr Avanish Tantry

Paediatrician in Leeds


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Professional statement

Dr Avanish Tantry is a leading consultant in paediatric medicine in Leeds who specialises in newborn/infant problems, chest problems and abdominal problems alongside growth issues, headaches and kidney/urine infections. He is available for e-consultations, privately practises at Nuffield Health Hospital, Leeds and his NHS base is the Leeds Children's Hospital.

Leeds Children's Hospital is one of the largest and busiest children's hospitals in the UK, and Dr Tantry sees 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 postgraduate 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.

His qualifications are MBBS, MD paediatrics, FRCPCH and MSc in Child Health. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatricians.

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 intolerance/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, etcetera. Dr Tantry currently also runs the Long Covid Service for children in Leeds, which he successfully helped to set up and which currently sees several children every month, helping them with their recovery and rehabilitation.

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