I took over the clinic from pediatrician, Helle Rotne, on June, 1st, 2012.
I was born and raised in Denmark. My father is British and my mother is Finish. My name, Seija, is from Finland and is pronounced English “Say” and Danish “ja”. I have lived in Switzerland and Sweden, and speak Danish and English. I am married and have a son and a daughter, who were born in 1985 and 1989.
1989 Medical degree from the University of Copenhagen
1996 Specialist in pediatrics – Children’s diseases
2012 Practicing specialist in pediatrics
I have worked at Rigshospitalet Copenhagen, at the Pediatric Ward at Hillerød Hospital and been employed as a municipal doctor in Copenhagen.
I have worked as a consultant at the Children’s Growth Center in Copenhagen. I have visited Tibetan refugees in Nepal, a health clinic on Zanzibar and in China. Had an exchange visit with a children’s psychiatrist in San Francisco. Researched in collaboration with a Center in Davos, Switzerland and the Institute for Prevention of Diseases in Copenhagen. Since 2013 I have been a consultant for the children at the Royal Ballet School in Copenhagen.
I have years of experience and broad knowledge relating to children, their needs, development, behavior, symptoms and diseases. I have wide clinical experience with examination and treatment of children with various diseases. As a pediatrician, I appreciate interdisciplinary collaboration, education, communication, guidance and counseling of children, adolescents and their families.
Allergies and astma, infections, eczema, general pediatrics, pubertal development, headaches, stomach pain, obesity, developmental problems, growth and neurological diseases.
Trust. Good communication. High professional quality and evidence-based treatment.
DADL – Den Almindelige Danske Lægeforening
DPS – Dansk Pædiatrisk Selskab
FAS – Foreningen af Speciallæger
FAPS – Foreningen af Praktiserende Speciallæger
DBO – Danske Børnelægers Organisation
DSPAP – Dansk Selskab for Pæd Allergologi og Pulmonologi
EAACI – European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Vice chairman of DBO from 2009-2013.
Member of the Obesity Committee in the Danish Pediatric Coporation (DPS) from 2011-2015.
Represented the pediatricians in the region of Copenhagen in Copenhagen’s Health Professional Council since 2013.
The clinic’s staff:
The clinic’s secretary is Karen Halberg. She grew up in Denmark, and has lived several years in the US. She speaks Danish and English.