Kelly, Veronica

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Consultant in paediatric neurodisability

Dr Veronica Kelly - consultant in paediatric neurodisability

Area of expertise: behavioural feeding clinics.


Dr Veronica Kelly is a consultant in children's (paediatric) neurodisability.

Veronica graduated from University College Dublin in 1998 and began training in paediatrics in Dublin.

After completing her training in paediatric neurodisability in London, she became a consultant in 2007 at The Mary Sheridan Centre for Child Health in Lambeth and the lead for children with complex neurodisabilities and the autism service.

Veronica joined the children’s neurosciences team at Evelina London in 2009. She runs the behavioural feeding service, which is part of the neurodisability service for children with complex neurodevelopmental disorders. She also runs clinics in the community, at the Mary Sheridan Centre in Lambeth.

Further information

Education and training

  • 1998: MB BCh BAO (Hons) - University College Dublin
  • 2000: Diploma in Child Health
  • 2001: MRCPCI
  • 2005: Diploma in Paediatric Neurodisability - Sheffield Hallam University
  • 2007: completion of specialist training - paediatric neurodisability and general paediatrics
  • 2012: Fellowship of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Specialist interests

  • assessment and management of children with complex neurodisability
  • behavioural feeding difficulties including those related to underlying autism and sensory based feeding problems
  • management of behavioural difficulties in autism, ADHD and other neurodevelopmental conditions.

Research interests

  • behavioural feeding disorders
  • autism spectrum disorders.



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