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Dr John P O'Connell at work as a paediatrician in London


Dr John P. O'Connell

Consultant Paediatrician 

Dr O’Connell graduated from the University of London, Middlesex Hospital Medical School in 1970. He then furthered his knowledge in child health and Anaesthesia at the  Royal College of Surgeons after which he become a Member Royal College of Physicians, U.K in 1973.

Following many more years of continued education, in 1993 Dr John was achieved a Certificate of Specialist Training GMC TM (paediatrics)


Dr John P. O’Connell is a consultant paediatrician who specializes in Paediatric neurodisability, respiratory, rheumatology and rehabilitation medicine which is why he is the number one choice amongst parents to become your paediatrician in London.


He is an Acute general paediatrician who takes great interest in Osteopenia in children with neurodisability and is now a Medical director of the rehabilitation unit at The Children’s Trust in Surrey.  


Official Bodies:

Dr O'Connell is a member of the Private Practice Committee of the BMA; BPA; MDU.




MRCS LRCP (1970)

Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons


MRCP (1970)

Member of the Royal College of Physcians


BM (1970)

Bachelor of Medicine, 

University of London


RSM -FELLOW (1976)

Royal Society Membership


GMC Registration

General Medical Council no: 1479238






Practice manager for Paediatrician in London

Caroline Lockwood

Practice Manager


Caroline runs the show behind the scenes for Dr John P. O'Connell FRCP.   As practice manager she deals with patients and other medical personnel alike to ensure that your paediatrician in London provides you with the best service.  Should you have any queries do not hesitate to send an email directly  to the team Here


Dr John P O'Connell at work as a paediatrician in London


John O Connell AKA ‘The Baby Doctor Guru’


We are so happy to be working with the amazing Dr John P. O’Connell; a Consultant Paediatrician at the Bupa Cromwell Hospital. He specialises in Paediatric general medicine, Neurodisability and respiratory. 

Baby Cambridge article for John P O'Connell,  Paediatrician in London

In the Papers


John O’Connell and Michael Markiewicz at the Cromwell Hospital are the favourite paediatricians. They motorbike to house calls — sort of Super-Docs-in-Leather — and Markiewicz is also based at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Paediatric A&E.

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