Growth Concerns | Paediatrics | Available in Shrewsbury

If you would like to book your child in with a paediatric specialist and be seen quickly, please get in touch today.

Causes of growth delays

  • Anaemia
  • Asthma
  • Coeliac disease
  • Heart disease
  • Bone disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Kidney disease

Diagnosing Growth Disorder

Treating Growth Disorders

  • Stopping medication that might be causing growth delay (where safe and appropriate)
  • Altering your child’s diet to optimise their nutritional intake or remove foods that are exacerbating growth problems (such as gluten in children with coeliac disease)
  • Various vitamin supplements or medications
  • For simple conditions such as a constitutional delay in growth and puberty in boys, a trial of testosterone may be required to stimulate the onset of normal puberty

Book today

Booking a consultation with our Paediatrician is straightforward, simply book online, email your enquiry [email protected], call our reception team on 0333 9000 010 or enquire online.

Summerfield Healthcare’s medical reception team are specially trained to deal with all enquiries in a professional, prompt and private manner.

What is the cost?

Initial Consultation

Specialist advice and treatment
Range of medical problems treated
No referral needed


Follow-Up Consultation

Continuation of care under expert
Experienced specialists
Weekly clinics


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the team

Dr Kathryn McCrea

Consultant Paediatrician | Shrewsbury

Dr Kathryn McCrea is an experienced Consultant Paediatrician and Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Dr Andrew Cowley

General Paediatric Consultant | Shrewsbury

Dr Andrew Cowley is a member of the Royal College of Paediatrics joining in 2001 and joined the West Midlands Training programme and completed all of his core paediatric training locally in Shrewsbury, followed by general paediatric and oncology placements at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire and Birmingham Children’s Hospital.