Dr Theo Polychronakis


Current appointment

Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine,
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS
Foundation Trust,
Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge


I studied at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Imperial College, London. I trained in paediatrics in various London hospitals and have more than 10 years of clinical experience. My sub-speciality training in paediatric respiratory medicine was at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge and Great Ormond street Hospital in London.


My clinical interests include paediatric asthma, recurrent respiratory infections, chronic cough in children, airborne allergies, rhinitis, scoliosis and sleep related problems . I lead the Paediatric Sleep service in CUH and I also run a regular general respiratory clinic.


Symptoms and conditions managed:

  • Chronic or unexplained cough
  • Recurrent respiratory infections
  • Asthma and airborne allergies
  • Sleep related problems and sleep apnoea
  • Medical assessment of children considered for scoliosis surgery 


Member of  British Paediatric Respiratory Society (BPRS)
Member of  British Thoracic Society (BTS)
Member of  European Respiratory Society (ERS)