Our consultants directory contains profiles of consultants that work at our hospitals on a permanent basis.
Paediatric Consultant with Respiratory Interest
ServiceChild Health Services, Paediatrics, Women and children’s services
Dr Ritu Handa has worked at St Helier Hospital since May 2011 as a General Paediatrician with Respiratory interest.
Dr Handa trained at St George’s medical school and completed her registrar training in the South Thames region. She has worked in sub-specialities that included metabolic medicine, renal medicine and infectious diseases. She also worked as a research fellow on the epidemiology of influenza virus to determine if vaccinating the infant population would be beneficial.
Dr Handa holds specialist clinics in asthma, respiratory, general paediatrics and cystic fibrosis.
Special interests and treatments
Paediatric Respiratory Medicine with close links to the Royal Brompton Hospital and St George’s Hospital.