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. 

Dr Adnan Manzur FRCPCH 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Dr Stephanie Robb MD FRCP FRCPCH 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Dr Rosaline Quinlivan MD FRCPCH 
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Clinical nurse specialists

Ruth M Barratt MSc BSc RGN RSCN 
Neuromuscular Nurse Specialist

Karen Roberts-Edema
Neuromuscular Nurse Specialist

Email: Muscle.Service@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

Anna-Maija Alpiranta 
NCG Administrator 

Dr Lucy Feng PhD 
Clinical Scientist

Nisha Bhardwaj
Biomedical Scientist 

Cathy Timson 
Biomedical Scientist

Darren Chambers BSc 
Laboratory Technician

Social Services

Rob Brown
Social Worker 

Kate Waters 
Family Therapist 

Therapy Services 

Marion Main MA MCSP
Senior Physiotherapist

Lianne Abbott 
Senior Physiotherapist

David Balls  
Senior Physiotherapist

Trak Davis BSc SRD 
Dietitian

Juliet Taplin 
Speech and Language Therapist

Admin staff

Tasha Harris
Service Manager 
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 ext. 0667

Tito Banjoko
Assistant Service Manager 
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 ext 5081 
Fax number: 020 7813 8279

Antonis Kotsonis  
Administration Manager for Neurosciences
Rotas and Observerships Coordinator
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 ext. 6348

Bella Summers
Secretary to Prof Francesco Muntoni, Dr Stephanie Robb and Prof Jo Poulton
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 ext 5849&;
Fax number: 020 7813 8279 or 020 7829 7923

Secretary to Dr Pinki Munot, Dr Anna Sarkozy
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 Ext 0632
Fax number: 020 7813 8279 or 020 7829 7923

Secretary to Dr Adnan Manzur
Telephone number: 020 7405 9200 Ext 0338
Fax number: 020 7813 8279 or 020 7829 7923

Pathway Co-ordinator
Telephone number: 020 7245 9200 Ext 1132