Paediatric Surgery

Head of School

Ms Celia Theodoreli-Riga is the Head of School of Surgery.

Deputy Head of School

Mr Dominic Nielsen is the Deputy Head of the London Postgraduate School of Surgery. Mr Nielsen is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at St George’s Hospital in London. His clinical interests are foot and ankle surgery and complex lower limb trauma. He is a keen advocate of surgical education and was previously the Training Programme Director for Higher Orthopaedics in South London.

Training Programme Directors 

The TPDs for the North and South part of the consortium work closely together, STC meetings and ARCPs are held for both parts of the consortium together.

North London:

Miss Silke Wagener - consultant paediatric surgeon Oxford


Primary qualification: State exam medicine Germany May 1993

Full registration April 1995 Germany

MD (thesis) of the University of Bochum, Germany July 1995

MRCS, Glasgow June 1999

Intercollegiate Specialty Exam in Paediatric Surgery March 2007

FRCS Paed, Glasgow March 2007

CCT Paediatric Surgery January 2008

Consultant paediatric surgeon in Oxford since September 2009 – special interest colorectal surgery

STC member for South East consortium since 2011

TPD South East consortium (North) since October 2018

Contact details:

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, John Radcliffe Hospital, Level 2 West Wing, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford ,OX3 9DU


South London:

Miss Lara Kitteringham - consultant paediatric surgeon Southampton


South East Consortium

This training programme comprises of the sectors / rotations listed below. Details of the trusts within each sector / rotation are given, with a link to the trust website where further information can be found. When preferencing a sector / rotation, applicants should be prepared to train in all the trusts stated.

Details are correct at the time of advertising and are subject to change due to educational reasons and service reconfiguration.

Training Programmes

The London School of Surgery oversees the training programme for Paediatric Surgery in the South East Consortium. The consortium has been divided into North and South regions and trainees who join the South East Consortium from National Selection will be allocated either North or South. The Training centres are as follows with the links to their websites below:




Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Brighton General Hospital


Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

The Evelina Children’s Hospital


King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

King’s College Hospital


Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

Southampton General Hospital


St George's Healthcare NHS Trust

St George's Hospital




Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Norfolk and Norwich Hospital


Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford


Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge


Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Chelsea & Westminster Hospital


Barts Health NHS Trust

Royal London Hospital



Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children NHS Foundation Trust

Great Ormond Street Hospital 


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