Mike Sharland, professor of paediatric infectious diseases at St George’s, University of London, has been named as one of the country’s top four children’s doctors specialising in infectious disease by The Times newspaper.

Professor Sharland – who holds a clinical post as lead consultant paediatrician at St George’s Hospital – was listed in The Times newspaper’s Top 100 Children’s Doctors 2012  (subscription needed to view site), published in December 2012.


The professor of paediatric infectious diseases has a specialist interest in prescribing antimicrobial drugs for children, including antibiotics, antivirals and antifungals, and has developed the hospital’s paediatric infectious diseases clinical unit into an internationally recognised centre.  The closely linked Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group at St George’s, University London now has an active research interest in optimising antimicrobial use in children.