Meet the Endocrinology team

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – information for children, young people and families from the Endocrinology team.pdf

Clinical lead

Key members of the Endocrinology Department include:

Professor Mehul Dattani
Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology
Special interests: Septo-optic dysplasia, Pituitary development

Dr Rakesh Amin
Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Special interests: Rare forms of diabetes, endocrine tumours and growth failure

Consultants

Prof John Ackermann
Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology
Special interest: Differences in sex development

Dr Jeremy Allgrove

Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
Special interests: Bone and calcium disorders

Dr Caroline Brain
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
Special interests: Turner syndrome, bone and calcium disorders, multiple endocrine neoplasia, ovarian insufficiency

Dr Antonia Dastamani

Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Special interests: Congenital hyperinsulinism, hypoglycaemia and congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Dr Hoong-Wei Gan

Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Special interests: Neuroendocrine effects of brain tumours and cancer therapies, congenital hypopituitarism

Professor Peter Hindmarsh
Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Special interests: Adrenal disorders and diabetes mellitus

Dr Harshini Katugampola
Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Special interests: Neonatal endocrinology, congenital pituitary disorders, differences in sex development, congenital hypothyroidism

Dr Catherine Peters
Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Special interests: Thyroid disorders, rare forms of diabetes, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes

Dr Helen Spoudeas
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
Special interests: Neuroendocrine effects of brain tumours and cancer therapies

Dr Tom Kurzawinski
Honorory Thyroid Surgeon (based at UCLH) - monthly joint clinic with Endocrinology seeing patients referred for consideration of thyroid or parathyroid surgery. Patients with thyroid cancer or those at risk of developing thyroid cancer. Thyroid surgery is undertaken at GOSH jointly with the Thyroid surgical team.

Specialist nursing staff

Lead Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist

Shirley Langham
Special interest: Congenital hypothyroidism, thyrotoxicosis and general endocrinology

Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialists

Voicemail: 0207 405 9200 extension 1597 (it may take at least 3 working days to respond)

Email: Diabetes@gosh.nhs.uk

Samantha Drew

Kelly Turner
Special interest: Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, rare forms of diabetes

Endocrinology Clinical Nurse Specialists

Voicemail: 0207 813 8214 (it may take at least 3 working days to respond)

Email: Endocrine.CNS@gosh.nhs.uk

Hannah Antell
Special interest: Adrenal disorders, Turner syndrome, and general endocrinology

Abigail Atterbury
Special interest: Septo-optic dysplasia, hypopituitarism and general endocrinology

Nicky Farrell
Special Interest: Neuroendocrine effects of brain tumours and cancer therapies, general endocrinology

Jenny Kalitsi
Special interest: Bone and calcium disorders

Shirley Langham
Special interest: Congenital hypothyroidism, thyrotoxicosis and general endocrinology

Sally Tollerfield
Special interest: Septo-optic dysplasia, hypopituitarism and general endocrinology

Sam Wade
Special interest: Turner syndrome, adrenal disorders and general endocrinology

Hyperinsulinism/ Hypoglycaemia Clinical Nurse Specialists

Voicemail: 0207 405 9200 extension 0360 (it may take at least 3 working days to respond)

Email: CNS.Hypoglycaemia@gosh.nhs.uk

Louise Doodson

Clare Gilbert

Kate Morgan
Special interest: Hypoglycaemia (including Hyperinsulinism)

Auxologist

Victor Mead

Admissions Team

Kingfisher Investigation Unit

Ward sister: Sinead Kiernan

Admissions coordinators: Lee Steward/ Stuart Weston

Squirrel Inpatients

Ward sister: Lily Tye

Administrative staff

Telephone: 0207 813 8252

Email: EndocrinologyAdmin@gosh.nhs.uk

Hannah Ardley Taylor

Service Co-ordinator for the HI Service
Secretary to: Dr Antonia Dastamani

Chelsey Burl
Medical Secretary
Secretary to: Dr Helen Spoudeas and Dr Hoong-Wei Gan

Kemi Fasuyi

Medical Secretary
Secretary to: Prof Mehul Dattani and Dr Ranna El Khairi

Amy Mak

Medical Secretary
Secretary to: Dr Caroline Brain, Dr Jeremy Allgrove and Prof Peter Hindmarsh

Hamna Namajee
Service Co-ordinator for Diabetes, Differences in Sex Development and Bardet Biedl Syndrome Services
Secretary to: Dr Rakesh Amin

Amber Polkowski
Service Co-ordinator for the Congenital Hypothyroidism service
Secretary to: Dr Catherine Peters and Dr Harshini Katugampola

Chloe Hersey
Service Administrator

Management Team

Zoe Hallett
General Manager

Rebecca Yale
Service Manager

Assistant Service Manager