Our Collaborators



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Emma Burniston
BSc (Chiro) M. Chiro

Doctor of Chiropractic


Dr Emma is a highly experienced Chiropractor, having completed a 3 year Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and a 2 year Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University in Sydney.


In 2009 Dr Emma had the opportunity to work at The World Masters Game in Sydney, and then in 2010 she moved to London to seek new challenges and experiences. In 2013 she became the owner of Northcote Chiropractic and has enthusiastically worked to create the clinic that it is today.


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Sern Kjellberg




Originally from Denmark, Sern Kjellberg gained a diploma in Basic Science from the University of Odense (Denmark) before moving to England in 1990. He graduated from the Anglo European College of Chiropractic in 1994 having obtained a BSc in Chiropractic. He has since furthered his chiropractic education in the paediatric field completing several courses on perinatal care of both the pregnant mother and the infant, including cranial therapy, as well as development problems of slightly older children.


ENT and Peadiatric Respiratory

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Mr Vik Veer
Consultant ENT Surgeon



Mr Vik Veer went to University College London Medical School and came first in Head & Neck Anatomy and Neuroanatomy exams.

He went on to secure a place on the Barts & Royal London Surgical Training Rotation where he gained valuable experience in Brain Surgery, Heart & Lung surgery, Colorectal surgery, Breast Surgery, Orthopaedics, Urology, Vascular Surgery and of course ENT.

Much of Mr Vik Veer’s research is now focused on surgery for snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and Otology.


Carmelle is an Independent Midwife, IBCLC and specialises in tongue tie and Infant feeding. She helps parents who are experiencing challenges with breast or bottle feeding, that may be further complicated by tongue tie.

She has recently completed her Masters in Public Health, as well as a breastfeeding specialist diploma and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant qualification. She is certified as a Theta Healing practitioner. 


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Emma Gawne
Infant Sleep Consultant 


Emma is a holistic baby and infant sleep consultant and founder of Help Baby Sleep. Emma works with parents to help identify patterns, behaviours and external factors that may be contributing to baby sleep problems.


As a holistic coach, Emma’s approach is very gentle and supportive of the child. She is a member of the Association of Birth and Baby Professionals (ABBP) and the (International Association of Child Sleep Consultants (IACSC). 


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Joanne Jones
Consultant Speech and Language Therapist


Joanne has worked

as a speech and language therapist all her working life. She studied a university for four years and then has spent the last 20 years working with parents of young children with speech, language and communication and feeding needs.  


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Ali Taghi
Consultant ENT, head and neck Surgeon


Mr Ali Taghi graduated from Baghdad Medical School in 1996. He completed higher surgical training in Iraq in 2003. Upon coming to the UK, he undertook a further period of surgical training, predominantly in central London teaching hospitals. He completed two fellowships in advanced ENT surgery, a head and neck surgery fellowship at the Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust in 2012, and another advanced fellowship in paediatric ENT surgery and airway in Canada in 2014.  He also completed a visiting fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center shadowing the world leaders in paediatric airway surgery (Professor Cotton and Professor Rutter). He was appointed as consultant ENT head and neck surgeon at St Mary’s Hospital in December 2015. His specialist interest is in paediatric airway and rhinology including advanced FESS and rhinoplasty.


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Professor Parviz Habibi
Paediatrician specialising in treating respiratory conditions and sleep disorders.


Prof. Parviz Habibi is a Paediatrician and Specialist in:

  • childhood serious illnesses

  • childhood respiratory diseases

  • childhood sleep disorders

A Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health,  he is listed on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register.

Prof. Habibi aims to provide the highest standard of consultation and care for children. He provides medical reports promptly and communicate properly with others involved in his patient's care.

Prof. Habibi is the founder of the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at St May’s Hospital London and one of the pioneers of "mobile intensive care" a system for transport of seriously ill children.


Tongue Tie and Infant Sleep Specialists


David Cook

London Holistic Dental Centre
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David Cook (BChD) , the principal at London Holistic Dental Centre, qualified at Leeds university in 1987. He has been in general practice since then, developing and refining his special interests in aesthetic dentistry, smile design, minimally invasive treatment, bite problems, headaches and major dental rehabilitation.

David spends a great deal of time on postgraduate professional development, attending courses internationally and at home. He encourages and supports all members of his team to pursue similar educational aims.



Dr. Charlotte Van Belle

Dental Surgeon and Oral Ties release specialist

Dr. Van Belle has played a crucial role providing tongue tie and lip tie release. Her exceptional surgical skill, her true passion and empathy have inspired and motivated patients and other healthcare professional.

Dr. Van Bell provides consultations via video link and surgical treatment from her clinic in Belgium.



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Dr Karina Patel
BDS, DABDSM, DABCDSM, DABCP at The London Sleep Centre

Specialist in Dental Sleep Medicine & Craniofacial Pain


The London Sleep Centre is a leader in the provision of diagnostic and treatment services for people with Sleep Disorders and related Medical and Psychological disorders. As the lead clinician of the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of London within the London Sleep Centre, Karina takes the lead for the treatment of patients suffering with Airway problems, Sleep Apnoea, Craniofacial Pain and their postural compensatory effects.