Vijay Acharya

Dr. Vijay Acharya Consultant Pediatrician

Years of Experience : 12

Nationality : United Kingdom

Languages Known : English, Arabic

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Dr. Vijay Acharya is a highly accomplished pediatrician with a wealth of expertise and a strong commitment to medical education and research. With a comprehensive background and exceptional qualifications, Dr. Vijay Acharya has made significant contributions to the field of pediatrics, leaving a lasting impact on patient care, education, and professional advancement. Prior to joining Burjeel, he was serving as a Consultant Pediatrician at NMC Royal Hospital in Dubai Investment Park. Dr. Vijay Acharya brings a wealth of experience to the forefront of pediatric medicine. Having previously held the esteemed position of Consultant in Paediatric Medicine at Leeds Children’s Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary (LGI), Dr. Vijay Acharya has been instrumental in managing the care of thousands of young patients across various sub-specialities, including neurology, cardiology, oncology, and more. Dr. Vijay Acharya’s dedication to education is evident through his role as the Lead Coordinator for the year 4 pediatric training at the University of Leeds. This integral position involves a range of responsibilities, including curriculum development, teaching, and examination management. As an honorary lecturer at the University of Leeds, Dr. Vijay Acharya’s influence extends beyond clinical practice, enriching the knowledge and skills of future medical professionals. Among Dr. Vijay Acharya’s notable achievements is his involvement in groundbreaking research. Notably, his study on the relationship between cumulative moderate doses of Anthracycline and cardiotoxicity in pediatric malignancies has contributed to advancing our understanding of treatment-related complications. Additionally, their investigation into the repair of Tetralogy of Fallot has been recognized at the British Congenital Cardiac Association annual spring meeting. With an extensive research portfolio and a commitment to enhancing medical knowledge, Dr. Vijay Acharya’s impact is felt across the medical community. His dedication to pediatric medicine, education, and research solidifies his reputation as a respected and influential figure in the field. As Dr. Vijay Acharya continues to make strides in patient care, teaching, and research, his legacy remains a testament to his unwavering dedication to the betterment of pediatric healthcare. 

Research & Publications

  • Relationship between cumulative moderate dose of Anthracycline and cardiotoxicity in paediatric malignancies- Dr V Acharya, Dr A Glaser. Research project as part of MMedSci completed in 02/2013.
  • The study of Antenatal Hydronephrosis- Dr V. Acharya, Dr A. Kumar. Published in Karnataka Paediatric Journal –17th edition in July 2003

Education & Training

  • CCT General Paediatrics - Sept 2013
  • MSc Child Health University of Leeds - July 2013
  • MRCPCH RCPCH - June 2008
  • MBBS J.J.M. Medical College, India - March 2000


  • Pediatric Medicine: Extensive expertise in the field of pediatric medicine, encompassing diagnosis, treatment, and care for young patients.
  • Medical Education: Actively involved in medical education, including curriculum development, teaching, and examination management.