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Pelidis, Maria

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Consultant haematologist/oncologist

Maria Pelidis (consultant haematologist/oncologist)

Area of expertise: immune thrombocytopenic purpura, haemoglobinopathies, anaemia, bone marrow failure, bleeding problems, leukaemia, lymphoma

Languages spoken: Greek, French


Maria Pelidis received her MD at Harvard Medical School and completed her training in paediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 1993. She subsequently trained in children’s haematology/oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

She is board certified in children's medicine and children’s haematology/oncology by the American Board of Paediatrics.

She practised at Tufts New England Medical Center until 2009 when she moved to the United Kingdom and practised at St George's Hospital and The Royal Marsden Hospital. She moved her practice to Evelina London Children’s Hospital in 2015.


Further information

Education and training

  • 1990: MD - Harvard Medical School
  • 1993: Paediatric training - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • 1996: Paediatric Haematology/Oncology training - Johns Hopkins Hospital

Specialist interests

  • Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
  • Bone marrow failure
  • Red cell disorders
  • Anaemia
  • Bone marrow failure syndromes
  • Haemoglobinopathies
  • Iron overload
  • Bleeding problems

Research interests

  • Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Immunohaematology
  • Bleeding disorders


Secretary telephone

020 7188 7774
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