Meet the Cleft Lip and Palate team

Key members of the Cleft Lip and Palate Service include:


  • Mr Norman Hay, Divisional Director, Consultant Orthodontic Surgeon
  • Mr Loshan Kangesu, Consultant Plastic Surgeon (Broomfield only)
  • Mr Paul Morris, Consultant Plastic Surgeon
  • Ms Patricia Rorison, Locum Plastic Surgeon
  • Mr Simon Critchlow, Consultant Restorative Dentist
  • Ms Lesley Cochrane, Consultant ENT Surgeon
  • Mr Brijesh Patel, Consultant Orthodontic Surgeon
  • Dr Raouf Chorbachi, Consultant Audiologist
  • Caroline Mills, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon
  • Dr Seema Sukhani, Locum Consultant Paediatrician
  • Dr Melissa Lees, Consultant Geneticist

Clinical nurse specialists

  • Helen Moreland, Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Clair Lewis, Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Rebecca Reynolds, Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Waffa Girshab, Research Nurse
  • Jill Bailey, Clinical Nurse Specialist (Broomfield) 
  • Sarah Churchill, Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Peri Codling as Clinical Nurse Specialist

Other staff

  • Ms Marie Pinkstone, Speech and Language Therapist
  • Ms Nicole Prenderville, Speech and Language Therapist
  • Ms Nivrithi Behari, Speech and Language Therapist
  • Ms Lauren Baillie, Speech and Language Therapist
  • Ms Anne Mayne, Speech and Language Therapist (Broomfield)
  • Ms Natalie Pancewics, Speech and Language Therapist (Broomfield)
  • Dr Jasmina Harris-Cherguit, Clinical Psychologist
  • Dr Jo Shearer, Clinical Psychologist
  • Martina Drozd, Secretary
  • Anna Thorpe-Tracey, Data Manager
  • Hannah Twynam, Admissions Coordinator
  • Abida Rahman, Assistant Service Manager
  • Simi Thankaraj, Service Manager
  • Johnny Volcano, Medical Photographer
  • Ita Blasiak, Data Coordinator