Meet the Endocrinology team

Clinical Leads

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, haematological late effects and growth failure

Consultants

Professor John Achermann
Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology
Special interest: Differences in sex development, congenital adrenal hypoplasia

Dr Jeremy Allgrove
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
Special interests: Metabolic bone and calcium disorders

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

Dr Manuela Cerbone
Locum Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Special interests: Congenital hypopituitarism, neuroendocrine effects of brain tumours, thyroid disorders

Dr Alexander Chesover
Locum Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Special interests: Congenital hyperinsulinism, hypoglycaemia, metabolic bone and calcium disorders

Dr Antonia Dastamani
Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Special interests: Congenital hyperinsulinism, hypoglycaemia, rare forms of diabetes, thyroid disease and congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Dr Hoong-Wei Gan
Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Special interests: Neuroendocrine effects of brain tumours and childhood cancer, congenital hypopituitarism, pituitary tumours

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 childhood cancer, pituitary tumours

Mr Tom Kurzawinski
Honorary Thyroid Surgeon (based at UCLH)
Special interests: Thyroid and parathyroid surgery for thyroid cancer or those at risk of thyroid cancer (performed at GOSH jointly with thyroid surgery team)

Clinical Nurse Specialists

Lead Endocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist
Shirley Langham
Special interests: Congenital hypothyroidism, thyrotoxicosis, 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 interests: 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

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

Nicky Farrell
Special interests: Neuroendocrine effects of brain tumours and childhood cancer, general endocrinology

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

Samantha Wade
Special interests: Turner syndrome, adrenal disorders and general endocrinology

Hannah Wadey
Special interests: Adrenal disorders, Turner syndrome, 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

Clare Gilbert
Kate Morgan
Special interests: Hypoglycaemia (including hyperinsulinism)

Auxologist

Victor Mead

Admissions Team

Kingfisher Investigation Unit
Ward sister: Sinead Kiernan/ Johannah Caroll
Admissions coordinator: Lee Steward

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 Hoong-Wei Gan and Dr Helen Spoudeas

Janel Burns
Medical Secretary
Secretary to: Dr Alexander Chesover

Kemi Fasuyi
Medical Secretary
Secretary to: Professor Mehul Dattani

Amy Mak
Medical Secretary
Secretary to: Dr Caroline Brain, Dr Jeremy Allgrove

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 and Hypothalamo-Pituitary Axis Tumour (HPAT) MDT
Secretary to: Dr Catherine Peters, Dr Harshini Katugampola and Dr Manuela Cerbone

Chloe Hersey
Service Administrator

Management Team

Rebecca Yale
General Manager

Tara Wilson
Service Manager

Sharon Florent
Assistant Service Manager