Meet the Endocrinology team

Key members of the Endocrinology Department include:

Clinical lead

Professor Mehul Dattani
Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology
Special interests: Septo-optic dysplasia, Pituitary development

Consultants

Professor John Achermann
Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology
Special interest: Disorders of sexual determination

Dr Caroline Brain
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
Special interests: Turner syndrome

Dr Helen Spoudeas
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
Special interests: Late neuroendocrine effects of brain tumours and cancer therapies

Dr Catherine Peters
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
Special interests: Thyroid and Cystic Fibrosis related diabetes

Dr Pratik Shah
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist and Honorary Clinical Lecturer
Special interests: Hypoglycaemic disorders (including Congenital Hyperinsulinism) and rare syndromic types of diabetes mellitus, growth disorders

Professor Peter Hindmarsh
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
Special interests: Adrenal disorders and diabetes mellitus

Dr Rakesh Amin
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
Special interests: rare forms of diabetes, endocrine tumours and growth failure

Specialist nursing staff

Abigail Atterbury
Clinical Nurse Specialist 
Special interest: Septo-optic dysplasia, Hypopituitarism and general endocrine

Nicky Farrell
Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist
Special Interest: Neuro-oncology endocrinology

Shirley Langham  
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Special interest: Children with congenital hypothyroidism

Sam Morris
Nurse Specialist
Special interest: Turner syndrome and adrenal disorders

Sally Tollerfield
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Special interest: Hypopituitarism

Clare Gilbert Clinical Nurse Specialist
Special interest: Hypoglycaemia (including Hyperinsulinism)  

Kate Morgan  Clinical Nurse Specialist
Special interest: Hypoglycaemia (including Hyperinsulinism)

Louise Doodson  Clinical Nurse Specialist
Special interest: Hypoglycaemia (including Hyperinsulinism)

CNS Administrator and Growth Hormone Coordinator

Tanisha Ffolkes 
CNS administrator and growth hormone coordinator

Service Manager

Nick Towndrow
General Manager

Rebecca Yale
Service Manager

Sophie Laws
Assistant Service Manager

Administration staff

Juliet Aghion
Admin Manger

Taiwo Nwaozo
PA to Prof Hindmarsh, Dr Peters

Magda Wisniewska
PA to Prof Dattani

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PA to Dr Brain

Chelsey Burl
PA to Dr Spoudeas, Dr Amin

Nabilah Begum
Hyperinsulinism Service Administrator and PA to Dr Shah

Victor Mead
Auxologist