Dr Sunil Pullaperuma, Consultant In Paediatric Neurodisability

Dr Sunil Pullaperuma

Consultant In Paediatric Neurodisability

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Dr Sunil Pullaperuma MBBS DCH FRCPCH

Consultant In Paediatric Neurodisability

MBBS DCH FRCPCH

Dr Sunil Pullaperuma

Consultant In Paediatric Neurodisability MBBS DCH FRCPCH

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MBBS DCH FRCPCH
HCA-Healthcare-UK

Areas of expertise

  • Child Mental Health
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Neurology
HCA-Healthcare-UK

Address

  • The Portland Hospital

    205-209 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5AH

  • Urgent Care Centre for Children

    The Portland Hospital, 234 Great Portland St, London, W1W 5QT

About Dr Sunil Pullaperuma

GMC number: 3376863

Year qualified: 1980

Place of primary qualification: University of Colombo

Dr Sunil Pullaperuma is a distinguished specialist in paediatric neurodisability, practising in both the UK and Sri Lanka. He has extensive expertise in managing children with complex neurological conditions, including developmental delay, developmental regression, cerebral palsy, autism, learning difficulties, complex epilepsy, and ADHD. With over 10 years of experience, Dr Pullaperuma is proficient in administering Botulinum toxin (Botox) under ultrasound guidance for treating spasticity in both upper and lower limbs in children with cerebral palsy.

Dr Pullaperuma has held significant roles at prestigious institutions. He has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London and has led the Multidisciplinary Neurodisability Service at Imperial College Healthcare. Additionally, he heads the Botox service at Imperial College Healthcare, formerly known as St. Mary's Hospital, London.

Beyond his clinical duties, Dr Pullaperuma is an Examiner for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He also serves as an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Child Health at Imperial College School of Medicine, where he is actively involved in teaching medical students and doctors pursuing paediatric postgraduate training.

Dr Pullaperuma's areas of expertise include:

- Botox treatment for spasticity
- Cerebral palsy
- Movement disorders
- Epilepsy
- Autism
- Neurodevelopmental delay
- Developmental regression
- ADHD
- Headaches in children and adolescents

Dr Sunil Pullaperuma's dedication to paediatric neurodisability and his commitment to education make him a highly respected figure in his field.

Areas of expertise

  • Child Mental Health
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Neurology