Dr Chinedu Nwokoro is a leading consultant general and respiratory paediatrician in Hatfield and Elstree. He treats all manner of general paediatric concerns with additional authority in diseases of the respiratory tract. Dr Nwokoro is dual GMC-certified in general and specialist respiratory paediatric medicine.
His areas of interest include asthma and wheezing disorders, chronic cough, bronchitis, acid reflux disease, allergies and hay fever and sleep-disordered breathing.
Educated to A-level at Haberdashers' Aske's School in Elstree, Dr Nwokoro graduated in medicine from Jesus College, Cambridge in 2000. After a year in adult medicine and two years in paediatrics and neonatology in Cambridgeshire he proceeded to London. He moved through cardiorespiratory paediatrics and transplantation at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), general and developmental paediatrics at Ealing Hospital, and paediatric and neonatal intensive care at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington.
He undertook his higher specialist training in respiratory paediatrics at the Royal London, Norfolk and Norwich and Addenbrooke’s Hospitals before taking up a part-time locum consultant post in general and respiratory paediatrics during which he completed his doctoral research at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, leading to the higher degree of Doctor of Medicine. His research interests include clinical trials, air pollution and lung health and biomarkers in preschool wheeze and asthma. Since 2013 he has been clinical lead for paediatric asthma and chronic lung disease at The Royal London Children's Hospital in Whitechapel.