Dr Naji Barakat

Consultant Paediatrician
Dr Naji Barakat on Hedgehog Ward

Overview

Having graduated in 1984 from Benghazi university in Libya, Dr Barakat completed his training in the UK in 2000. Since then, Dr Barakat has worked as a Honorary consultant paediatrician at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) with a specific interest in neurology and epilepsy.

Having undertaken private work since 2004, Dr Barakat sees children with general paediatric problems include fever, cough and cold, abdominal pain, muscle and joint pain, constipation, urine infection, tiredness, fatigue and any other general paediatric problems. As his special interest in neurology and epilepsy, He can sees children with developmental delay, headache, epilepsy, tics, muscle pain, abnormal walking or gait.

Dr Barakat’s clinic at the International and Private Patients service at GOSH is on Friday each week between 11-1pm however he also sees patients on ad hoc basis.

 

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Arabic

Credentials

  • General paediatrics and epilepsy in children 
  • Teaching and training 
  • General paediatrics 
  • Children with developmental delay, headache and epilepsy 
  • MB Bch- Benghazi university – Libya- 1984 
  • MRCPCH- Royal college of Paediatrics and Child Health - 1992- UK 
  • MSc epilepsy- Kings College London-2000 
  • CCST- Feb 2001- London Deanery - UK 
  • FRCPCH- RCPCH- UK- 2007 
  • CASLAT (med.Edu)- Imperial College London- 2007 
  • PET- RCPCH- London-2007 

News & Publications

Books 

  • Barakat N and O'Callaghan M, 1994, "MCQs for the MRCP examination Part I Paediatrics", 1st edition, Butterworth Heinemann, ISBN 0-7506-2029-3. 

  • Barakat N "100 Data Interpretation Questions in Paediatrics, for MRCP/MRCPCH", 1999, 1st edition, The Royal Society of Medicine Press LTD, ISBN: 1-85315-405-9 

  • Barakat N "400 MCQs in paediatrics for MRCPCH/MRCP part I". The Royal Society of Medicine Press LTD, May 2001, 1st edition 

  • Barakat N “100 Grey cases in paediatrics.  Published July 2003 

  • Barakat N, Buchdahl R, “Get Through, Photographs for MRCPCH”, November2004 

  • Barakat N, Second edition of “Get Through,400 Best of five & EMQs for MRCPCH Part I”, January 2005 

  • Barakat N, “123doc best of five and EMQs for MRCPCH part I”, October 2006 

  • Barakat N,Get Through, data Interpretation in Paediatrics, RSM, June 2008  

  • Co-Author, Text book “Training in Paediatrics, Pharmacology and fluids Chapter” June 2009 

Papers 

Barakat N, Leumann E, Willi U. "Vesico-Ureteric Reflux and renal scaring in infants and Children". Swiss Medical Journal. (1989) 119:supp 29:page 20. I presented this in annual meeting of Swiss Paediatric Nephrology Society, Lausanne April 1989, Swiss Paediatric Association, Bern, July 1989 

Evanson EJ, Barakat NG, Tylor WJ, Cross H, Harkness W, Kingsley DP. "Post-operative appearance of functional hemispherectomy on MRI and clinical evaluation". Departments of neuroradiology, neurology and neurosurgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London.  

N Barakat "Interpersonal Skills for the clinicians" Libyan Medical Journal, Libyan J Med, AOP: 070620 (published 27 June 2007) 

 

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