Dr Inyang Takon is an expert consultant paediatrician with extensive clinical experience in the assessment and management of a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders. Her areas of expertise include ADHD, Epilepsy, tic disorders including Tourette syndrome, developmental delay, motor coordination difficulties and Autsim Spectrum Disorder.
In 1988, Dr Takon qualified at the Prestigious University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria and then completed her general paediatrics training between 1992- 1997 before completing a Masters in Public Health . In 1999, she moved to the UK where she received academic training in community paediatrics at University College London. She had further postgraduate paediatric training in general paediatrics, neonatology and community paediatrics in several hospitals in Scotland. She then received additional training in paediatric epilepsy and neurology at the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital. Dr Takon completed an MSc in clinical neuropsychiatry at the University of Birmingham in 2014.
Dr Takon runs specialist epilepsy clinics for children with complex epilepsy and coordinates a joint outreach paediatric neurology clinic as well, where children with complex neurological difficulties are seen by a consultant paediatric neurologist. She is also experienced in assessing children with concerns relating to physical abuse and neglect. She is proactively involved in training and research and has carried out international research on both child epilepsy and developmental disorders, which have been published in several international journals.