Dr. Carlos Baptista
Specialist Paediatrician and Paediatric Allergist

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Dr. Carlos Baptista
Specialist Paediatrician and Paediatric Allergist

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Dr. Carlos Baptista (FRCPCH, SPP, AAP) is a Specialist Paediatrician with a subspecialty in Paediatric Allergology and has over 20 years of experience as a medical doctor and general paediatrics.

Dr. Carlos received his medical degree from the Lisbon Medical School in Portugal in 1993. He followed his pediatric training in the University Hospital Santa Maria in Lisbon until 2002.

In 2003, Dr. Carlos was awarded the Diploma in Allergy from the Southampton University in the United Kingdom.

Besides his continuing activities in the paediatric inpatient ward, ER and nursery in Lisbon, Dr. Carlos held the coordination and responsibility of the Outpatient Clinic of Pediatric Allergic Diseases in the Barreiro-Montijo Hospital Center, including diagnostic procedures such as food challenges, skin prick testing and spirometry. He also assumed the Department Coordinator for Medical Education at the Lisbon South Bay Barreiro Montijo Hospital Center.

In 2016, Dr. Carlos moved to UAE and worked in outpatient and inpatient wards and paediatric allergy clinics at reputable healthcare facilities in Dubai before joining HealthBay.

Dr. Carlos Baptista is a registered paediatrician in Portugal, UK, and UAE.


  • Neonatology
  • Allergy and Immunology
  • General Paediatrics

Qualifications and Memberships

  • MBBS, MD, PgD Allergy
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
  • Member of the Pediatric College of the Portuguese Medical Association, the Portuguese Society of Pediatrics, and the Portuguese Society of Allergic and Immunologic Diseases
  • Member of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, USA
  • Registered Pediatrician, General Medical Council, UK
  • Postgraduate training and certification in allergic diseases, University of Southampton, UK

Languages Spoken

  • Portuguese and English
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