Meet the Neuromuscular team

Key members of the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre (DNC) include:

Consultants

Professor Francesco Muntoni MD FRCPCH FMed Sci 
Director of the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre 
Special interests: genetic basis of neuromuscular disorders

Professor Muntoni is also head of the academic unit supported by Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. 

Professor Jo Poulton 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Dr Adnan Manzur FRCPCH 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Dr Anna Sarkozy 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Dr Rosaline Quinlivan MD FRCPCH 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Dr Pinki Munot 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Dr Mariacristina Scoto 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Dr Arpana Silwal 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Dr Rosaline Quinlivan MD FRCPCH 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Clinical nurse specialists

Emma Carter
Neuromuscular Nurse Specialist

Natalie Mccormick
Neuromuscular Nurse Specialist

Sian Craig
Neuromuscular Nurse Specialist

Email: Neuromuscular.CNS@gosh.nhs.uk

Muscle Biopsy Service (incorporating the NCG Referral Centre)

Professor Caroline Sewry PhD. FRCPath
Consultant Clinical Scientist

Dr Rahul Phadke MBBS, MD, FRCPath 
Consultant Neuropathologist 
Email: Rahul.Phadke@uclh.nhs.uk

Dr Lucy Feng PhD 
Clinical Scientist

Darren Chambers BSc 
Laboratory Technician

Social Services

Victoria Walsh
Social Worker 

Kate Waters 
Family Therapist 

Therapy Services 

Marion Main MA MCSP
Senior Physiotherapist

Lianne Abbott 
Senior Physiotherapist

Nicola Burnett
Senior Physiotherapist

Jose Longatto
Physiotherapist

Juliet Taplin 
Speech and Language Therapist

Rhiannon Halfpenny 
Speech and Language Therapist

Admin staff

Toni Lawrence
Service Manager 
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 ext. 5518

Tito Banjoko
Service Manager 
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 ext. 0446 
Fax number: 020 7813 8279

Antonis Kotsonis 
Divisional Medical Staffing & Observerships Coordinator
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 ext. 6348

Gundari Gombosed
Service Coordinator for Prof Francesco Muntoni and Dr Sarkozy
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 ext. 5849
Fax number: 020 7813 8279 or 020 7829 7923

Christian Ricot
Service Coordinator for Dr. Adnan Manzur, Prof Jo Poulton and Dr Rosaline Quinlivan
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 ext. 5849
Fax number: 020 7813 8279 or 020 7829 792

Shumina Miah
Service Coordinator for Dr. Pinki Munot and Dr Arpana Silwal
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 ext. 5849
Fax number: 020 7813 8279 or 020 7829 7923