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GOSH doctors honoured in Times top paediatricians

17 December 2012
Jade with Keegan and Antony
Jade with Keegan and Antony

The Times newspaper has published this year's list of 'Britain's Top Children's Doctors', which includes many of Great Ormond Street Hospital's experts.

Some of our best known staff were credited for their skills and contribution in their field of expertise, alongside their counterparts based at other national paediatric centres. Among them were Professor Martin Elliot, GOSH's Co-Medical Director and clinical lead for the tracheal service, Dr Peppy Brock, Consultant Paediatric Oncologist, Dr Mary Glover, Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist and Dr Allan Goldman, Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care, to name but a few.

The magazine also included an extended feature about the Levin family, who were treated at GOSH and Guy's and St Thomas' in 2011. The article features an interview with Antony Levin, who donated his kidney to daughter Jade, now 11. Son Keegan is also a patient at GOSH.

The renal team at GOSH involved in the kidney transplant are recognised for their incredible skill and teamwork. Among them are Dr Stephen Marks, Consultant, Paediatric Nephrologist, Maria Scanes, Transplant Co-ordinator and Jackie Burns, Senior Staff Nurse. 

This is the third issue of The Times Top Doctors. This year, the focus is on the specialists who treat Britain's youngest patients. The list is not exhaustive, but is a glimpse of the pioneering doctors and surgeons who are transforming children's lives.

Contact information

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Notes to editors

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust is the country’s leading centre for treating sick children, with the widest range of specialists under one roof.

With the UCL Institute of Child Health, we are the largest centre for paediatric research outside the US and play a key role in training children’s health specialists for the future.

Our charity needs to raise £50 million every year to help rebuild and refurbish Great Ormond Street Hospital, buy vital equipment and fund pioneering research. With your help we provide world class care to our very ill children and their families.