Staff A-Z

We have a passionate and committed staff dedicated to caring for the children at Great Ormond Street Hospital. To find out more about a member of staff, their clinical specialty or to contact them, please use the search below.

Persis Amrolia

Professor Persis Amrolia was born in London in 1964. He came to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in 1999 as an MRC Clinician-Scientist and was appointed as a Consultant in Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) in 2002, UCL Professor of Transplantation Immunology at the Institute of Child Health in 2010 and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Professor in 2013.

Urshla Devalia

Dr Urshla Devalia has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital as a Consultant since 2014. She completed her senior registrar training at the Eastman Dental Hospital and at GOSH. Following this, Urshla worked as a Locum Consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital before taking up a substantive Consultant post at UCLH (Eastman Dental Hospital- EDH) Wednesday to Friday, and at GOSH on Mondays and Tuesdays. She is lead for Dental Trauma at EDH, and Safeguarding Lead for the dental and maxillofacial department at GOSH. 

Carol Mason

Carol Mason is a Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry. She has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since 1992, first as Senior Registrar, then Honorary Consultant, and as Substantive Consultant since 2003.  

Susan Parekh

Susan Parekh is a Consultant in Pediatric Dentistry, based at Great Ormond Street one day per week (Wednesdays) and clinical academic at the Eastman Dental Institute and Hospital. She is secretary of the Dentistry Cleft Clinical Excellence Network group. 

Tara Murphy

Dr Tara Murphy is a Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist. She has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital since 2003 in neuropsychology and intervention services. In 2012, Dr Murphy co-established and continues to develop and lead the Psychological Medicine Team in the Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

Elsje van Rijswijk

Dr Elsje van Rijswijk completed her undergraduate training at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa and has worked in the UK for the past 15 years, which includes seven years in the paediatric Oncology and Haematology department at the Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton.

Juliet Taplin

Juliet has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital since May 2008. She works with children with neurological disorders who have complex eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties (Dysphagia). She has 16 years of experience working in this field.