Dr Nicole Horwitz is a Consultant Neurodevelopmental Paediatrician with over 25 years' experience as an NHS Paediatrician including 14 years as an NHS Consultant. She completed her medical training at Cambridge University and Imperial College London and has a degree in Psychology (Cambridge University) and an MSc in Community Child Health (Institute of Child Health, UCL).
She has been a Consultant Neurodevelopmental Paediatrician in Islington, working for Whittington Health NHS Trust, since 2008. She has also worked as a consultant in the Neurodevelopmental Assessment Clinic at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Dr Horwitz has also worked as the Designated Medical Officer for Education in Islington since 2008 and has detailed knowledge of SEND and EHCP processes. She leads the paediatric ADHD service in Islington, working closely with Islington CAMHS. Much of her work is within multi-disciplinary teams, where she works alongside other experienced health care professionals.
Dr Horwitz has extensive clinical experience in paediatric neurodisability. This includes expertise in diagnostic assessments for autism and ADHD, developmental assessment, treatment of ADHD, developmental coordination disorder, physical disability and management of Down Syndrome. She has worked with a wide range of families, providing holistic care across the neurodiversity spectrum. Her particular interest and expertise is in complex neurodevelopmental assessments for autism and ADHD.
Dr Horwitz was a member of the panel for the ADHD NICE Guideline (NG 87) 2018. She has membership of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), British Association of Community Child Health (BACCH), British Association of Childhood Disability (BACD) and Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group (DSMIG).
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