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Dr Mehdi Garbash

Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatal Lead

I completed my CCT in paediatrics and joined the specialist register in May 2012, taking the post of Consultant from July 2012 at University Hospital of North Durham. I graduated from King's College London in 2001, and completed my postgraduate training in London and the south east, having worked in a variety of hospitals including King's College Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, St George's Hospital, The Royal Marsden and Great Ormond Street Hospital. I also worked as part of the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Neonatal Transport Service.

  • Department: Paediatrics
  • Speciality: Paediatrics
  • Based at Hospital site: University Hospital of North Durham
  • Special interests: General paediatrics, neonatology; experience in infectious diseases, oncology and palliative care. Accrediting as a Newborn Life Support Instructor, Care of Next Infant (CONI scheme) link Paediatrician.
  • Secretary: Julie Johnson
  • Training: King's College London
  • Qualifications: MBBS 2001 (University of London), MRCPCH (member of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health), MSc (Tropical Medicine and International Health), Diploma (Tropical Medicine and Hygiene).
  • Date added to the specialist register: May 2012
  • Training role: Clinical supervisor, educational supervisor

Contact Information

Address: Department of Paediatrics , University Hospital of North Durham

Tel: 0191 333 2316

'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough - could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'

Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community Hospital