Meet the Haematology and Oncology team

Key members of the Haematology and Oncology department at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) include:

Consultants

Haematology

Dr Sujith Samarasinghe BSc MBBS MRCPCH FRCPath PhD
Consultant in Paediatric Haematology and Haematology Specialty Lead
Special interests: Acute leukaemia and bone marrow failure 

Dr Phil Ancliff MA MRCP MRCPath 
Consultant in Paediatric Haematology
Special interests: Neutropenia and lymphoblastic leukaemia

Dr Sara Ghorasian
Consultant in Paediatric Haematology
Special interests: Acute leukaemia and CAR T therapy

Dr David O’Connor MBChB FRCPath PhD
Consultant in Paediatric Haematology
Special Interests: Childhood Leukaemia

Dr Jack Bartram
Consultant in Paediatric Haematology

Dr Vesna Pavasovic MD FRCPCH
Consultant in Paediatric Haematology and Late Effects Lead
Special interest: Lymphomas

Dr Anupama Rao
Consultant in Paediatric Haematology and Deputy Chief of Service, Blood, Cells and Cancer
Special Interests: Paediatric Myelodysplasia/Myeloproliferative Disorders, Paediatric CML, HLH and Bone Marrow Failure

Dr Keith Sibson
Consultant in Paediatric Haematology
Special interests: Non-malignant Haematology

Professor Ajay Vora 
Consultant in Paediatric Haematology
Special interests: Childhood Leukaemia and CAR T therapy

Dr Lynne Riley
Consultant Paediatrician, Haematology and Late Effects
Special interests: Shared care/POSCU liaison

Dr Alice Taylor
Consultant in Paediatric Haematology
Special interests: Haemostasis and Thrombosis and Non-malignant Haematology

Oncology

Dr Olga Slater (Oncology Specialty Lead)
Consultant in Paediatric Oncology and Oncology Specialty Lead

Professor John Anderson BA MBBS MRCP FRCPCH PhD
GOSH Charity Reader in Paediatric Oncology
Special interests: Neuroblastoma and management of relapse/experimental therapeutics

Dr Giuseppe Barone MBBS PhD
Consultant in Paediatric Oncology
Clinical lead for Neuroblastoma, Medical lead for apheresis and autograft services

Dr Yen Ch'ing Chan
Consultant in Clinical Oncology, Lead for Proton beam

Dr Tanzina Chowdhury
Consultant in Paediatric Oncology and Lead for Renal Tumour Service
Special Interests: Renal tumours, Neuroblastoma, Retinoblastoma, Hepatoblastoma, LCH and rare tumours

Dr Catriona Duncan
Consultant in Paediatric Oncology

Dr Jenny Gains
Consultant in Clinical Oncology

Dr Mark Gaze MD MRCP FRCR
Consultant in Clinical Oncology

Professor Darren Hargrave MBChB (Hons) MD MRCP FRCPCH
Consultant in Paediatric Oncology
Special interests: neuro-oncology, experimental therapies for childhood cancer, neurofibromatosis-related tumours

Dr Mette Jorgensen MD MRCPCH PhD
Consultant in Paediatric Oncology
Special interest: Neuro-oncology, sarcoma, germ cell tumours and rare cancers. Genetic-oncology with surveillance for Cancer Predisposition Syndromes. Educational lead for oncology

Dr Christine Dahl
Consultant in Paediatric Oncology

Associate specialists

Dr Pooja Balasubramanian
Associate Specialist in Oncology

Dr Danny Cheng
Associate Specialist in Haematology

Senior nurses

Mary Foo-Caballero
Matron - Haematology, Oncology, Palliative Care, Lion, Elephant, Giraffe, Safari

Nursing staff

Ailish Barry
Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Oncology inpatient and Apheresis Lead
Ailish.Barry@gosh.nhs.uk

Rochelle Lowe
Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Haematology
Rochelle.Lowe@gosh.nhs.uk

Renate Tulloh
Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Haematology and Oncology
Renate.Tulloh@gosh.nhs.uk

Lisa Shipway
Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Haematology
Lisa.Shipway@gosh.nhs.uk

Management contacts

Clarissa Pilkington
Chief of Service for Blood, Cells and Cancer
Clarissa.Pilkington@gosh.nhs.uk

Esther Dontoh
General Manager for Blood, Cells and Cancer
020 7405 9200 ext 5096 
Esther.Dontoh@gosh.nhs.uk

Josie Dorney
Service Manager for Haematology, Oncology and Palliative Care
020 7405 9200 ext 34289
Josie.Dorney@gosh.nhs.uk

Charlotte Green
MDT Performance Lead for Haematology, Oncology and Palliative Care
Charlotte.Green@gosh.nhs.uk

Lizzie Revell
Oncology Patient Pathway Manager
Elizabeth.Revell@gosh.nhs.uk