Dr Christina Petropoulos

Dr Christina PetropoulosTel: 020 3447 5827
Fax: 020 3447 9064
Email: c.petropoulos@nhs.net

University College Hospital

Children and young people's general services, Children and young people's services

Professional background

Christina qualified at St George’s Hospital Medical School in 1990. Her postgraduate medical training combined general and community paediatrics, neurodisability, neurology and epilepsy. She completed the MSc in Community Paediatrics at the Institute of Child Health in 2002 with distinction. Her first consultant appointment was at the Royal Free Hospital in 2005 . Christina joined the general paediatric team at UCLH in 2007 and was also the Clinical Director for the paediatric and adolescent service from 2007-2012. She currently works at University College Hospital  full time as a general paediatrician with an interest in epilepsy and is also the liaison paediatrician for the emergency department. In addition to her clinical work Christina is responsible for departmental simulation and postgraduate education.
  • General paediatrics Wednesday mornings (Clinic code: MP1GE)
  • Rapid referral clinic Tuesday mornings
  • Epilepsy / neurology Thursday afternoons  (Clinic codes: MP1EP for children and MP1EA for teenagers)


Autism and measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine: no epidemiological evidence for a causal association. Prof Brent Taylor FRCPCH, Elizabeth Miller FRCPath, CPaddy Farrington PhD, Maria-Christina Petropoulos MRCP, Isabelle Favot-Mayaud MD, Jun Li PhD and others. The Lancet, Vol. 353 No. 9169 pp 2026-2029

GMC/GDC number: 3491236