Meet the Gastroenterology team

PLEASE NOTE in the light of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the Gastroenterology team has created a handy guidance FAQ document available below:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – information for children, young people and families from the Inflammatory Bowel Disease team (556.6 KB) 

Information about the key members of the Gastroenterology team at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Consultants

Dr Osvaldo Borrelli – MD PhD
Head of Clinical Service - Speciality Lead
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Honorary Senior Lecturer - Institute of Child Health, University College London 
Special interests Neurogastroenterology and motility disorders, functional bowel disorders, constipation, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease.

Dr Susan Hill – BM, DCH, MRCP, MRCPCH, DM 
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Honorary Senior Lecturer - Institute of Child Health, University College of London
Special interests: Nutrition and under-nutrition, Intestinal Failure Rehabilitation, intravenous/parenteral nutrition (PN), short bowel syndrome (SBS), intestinal transplant.

Dr Fevronia Kiparissi – MRCPCH, MSc
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Honorary Senior Lecturer – Institute of Child Health, University College London
Special interests: Inflammatory bowel disease, transition and adolescent gastroenterology, coeliac disease, functional GI disorder, gastrointestinal food allergy, and transition.

Dr Jutta Koeglmeier – SEM, MD, MRCPCH, MmedSc
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Honorary Senior Lecturer - Institute of Child Health, University College London
Special interests: Nutrition, intestinal failure and rehabilitation
assessment for small bowel transplantation, Congenital diarrhoea, Shwachman Diamond Syndrome,Cystic fibrosis related gastrointestinal disorders. 

Dr Keith J Lindley – BSc, MB, PhD, MRCP(UK), MRCPCH 
Consultant and Honorary Reader in Paediatric Gastroenterology

Dr Edward Gaynor
Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology

Dr Leanne Goh 
Honorary Consultant Paediatric Allergist 

Dr Anna Rybak – MD PhD
Locum Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology 

Dr Efstratios Saliakellis – MD PhD

Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology
Special interests: Neurogastroenterology and gastrointestinal motility disorders.

Dr Nikhil Thapar – BM(hon), PhD, FRCP(UK), FRCPCH (On Sabbatical)

Academic Lead, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist
Special interests: Neurogastroenterology and motility disorders

Middle Grade Doctors

The Consultants provide clinical care by leading and working closely with, a team of Registrars and Senior House Officers. The Gastroenterology Department has a team of 10 Doctors that are integral in supporting the delivery of day to day clinical care to Inpatients, Outpatients and those patients that are in the community.

Senior Nursing

Michael Abdou

Matron Squirrel Gastroenterology IBD, General Gastroenterology, GIU, Motility, Home PN, Complex Care, PN Service, Allergy Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Surgery and Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 

Clinical Nurse Specialists

Rachel Buckingham (Maternity leave)
Specialist Nurse in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Sibongile N Chadokufa (Maternity leave))
Specialist Nurse in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Bonita Huggett 
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Emily King (Maternity leave) 
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Parenteral Nutrition

Rhona Shepherd
Specialist Nurse in Parenteral Nutrition

Lewis Doult
Specialist Nurse in Parenteral Nutrition

Hannah Littlechild
Specialist Nurse in Parenteral Nutrition

Rosalynn Flynn
Specialist Nurse in Allergy

Rosalynn Flynn
Specialist Nurse in Parenteral Nutrition

Mary-Louise Sears
Clinical Nurse Specialist General Gastroenterology

Sara Sider
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Ward Sisters 

Sinead Carolan 
Ward Sister Kingfisher Ward

Andrea Mclean
Ward Sister Gastroenterology Squirrel Ward

Jasmine Hammond

Ward Sister Gastroenterology Investigations Unit

Clinical Psychologists 

Dr Dawn Cutler
Clinical Psychologist 

Dr Teresa Segura
Clinical Psychologist 

Dieticians 

Imogen Clarke
Specialist Paediatric Dietitian

Lucy Jackman
Specialist Paediatric Dietitian

Kelly Larmour
Specialist Dietitian Neurogastroenterology, Motility Disorders and Surgery

Sarah MacDonald
Principal Dietitian and Gastroenterology 

Aisling Oslizlok
Specialist Paediatric Dietitian

Isobel Steane
Specialist Dietitian Gastroenterology, Surgery and Outpatients

Administration Support 

1x MDT Coordinator 

Division of Intestinal Care and Nutrition Administration Team 

1x Service Coordinator

1x Medical Personal Assistant

Administration Team to Division of Mucosal Immunology

1x Service Coordinator

1x Medical Personal Assistant

1x Junior Medical Personal Assistant

Administration Team to Division of Neurogastroenterology and Motility Disorders 

1x Service Coordinator

1x Medical Personal Assistant

1x Junior Medical Personal Assistant

Ward Admissions team 

1x Admissions Manager

1x Gastroenterology Administrator,

1x Gastroenterology Admission Coordinator

1x Gastroenterology Ward Administrator

1x Pathway Coordinator

Managers 

Allan Goldman
Chief of Service

Carly Vasser (Interm)
Head of Nursing and Patient Experience

Camelia Melody (Maternity leave)
General Manager

Zoe Hallett
General Manager Interim

Lorraine Beirne 
Service Manager Gastroenterology 

Marjorie Balaram
Assistant Service Manager