DeAlwis, Dr Yasmin

Dr Yasmin DeAlwisConsultant in paediatric Neurodisability

  • Consultant in paediatric Neurodisability
  • Tel: 0191 282 1385
  • GMC Code: 6139581
  • Qualifications: MBBS, MRCPCH
  • Special Interests

    Neurodisability, Posture and movement, Cerebral Palsy, Spasticity, Dysphagia , Developmental vision, Transition

  • Biography

    I graduated from Sri Jayewardanepura faculty of medical sciences in Colombo. My early training in paediatrics was in Sri Lanka. I entered specialist paediatric training   in the UK in 2010 and secured   a national training post in paediatric Neuordisability in the Northern Deanery in 2014 completing specialist training in 2016. I am currently undertaking MSc in paediatric Neurodisabilty at Sheffield Hallam University.


    I am a consultant in  Paediatric  Tertiary Neurodisability  and am passionate about improving function and participation in disabled children in the region. My special interests are assessment and goal oriented management of movement and postural difficulties in disabled children.  I am also interested in long term health needs of the disabled children and transition.

  • Directorate

    Paediatric Neurology

  • Hospital Base

    Great North Children's Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Regional Spasticity clinics: ambulant, non- ambulant, joint orthopaedic, upper–limb; Botulinum Toxin Injections; Developmental vision clinic; Tertiary Neurodevelopmental clinic; Regional Feeding Clinic

  • Name of Secretary
    Karen Armstrong-Jordan
  • Dr Yasmin DeAlwis 
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