Dr Margarita Burmester

Paediatrician in
London

MRCP FRCPCH FFICM MAcadMEd

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Professional statement

Dr Margarita Burmester is an accomplished consultant paediatric specialist based in London. She practices in the NHS and also works privately from the Chiswick Medical Centre, 130 Harley Street Consulting Rooms, and RB&HH Specialist Care Outpatients 77 Wimpole Street, offering paediatric care, child health surveillance and health check ups through the innovative UK Bright Futures programme. She is trained in paediatrics, child health education, health screening and surveillance, preventative care, paediatric cardiac intensive care and paediatric critical care.

Dr Burmester completed her medical degree from St Thomas's Hospital medical school,  University of London in 1989. She has worked at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, and Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard University, USA. She received her postgraduate certification in clinical education from Kings College University London in 2016, and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (FHEA) and Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (MAcadMEd).

Alongside her private practice, she is currently Director of paediatric intensive care at the Royal Brompton Hospital, where she treats private and NHS patients. Dr Burmester has been at the Brompton since 2002, with a two-year sabbatical as a consultant at Boston Children’s Hospital. In 2008, she founded the SPRinT (Simulated Interprofessional Team Training) programme at the Royal Brompton hospital to enhance patient care and interprofessional simulated team training. This award-winning, patient safety educational programme now trains over 100 staff each year. She is President of the paediatric Section at the Royal Society of Medicine and In 2018 she was appointed "Q" fellow by the Health Foundation UK, following recognition of her multiple quality improvement initiatives.

Dr Burmester is also a senior lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), Imperial College London.

Dr Burmester is passionate about preventing ill health, and is co founder and director of the UK Bright Futures programme, an extensive all-encompassing health surveillance and screening programme based on the American Academy of Pediatrics model. As paediatrician and mother of 3 teenagers she understands the importance of prioritising and maximising children's health so that they can look forward to their brightest future possible.

She has published multiple articles, delivered numerous lectures and workshops, and is a co-recipient of a Wellcome Trust award .

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Verified Patient
18/02/2021

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Exemplary health service, I can only wish for every future health care experience for myself and family to be of this high quality. Big thank you to the wonderul doctors and staff.

Verified Patient
30/09/2020

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Verified Patient
07/03/2020

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Patients comments

Recommend 100% for sure the best pediatrician for my son. Very good knowledge, friendly, caring and most importantly very good professional.


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Thank you so much! Take care of yourself


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