Meet the Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery department team

Each of our consultant treats a wide range of paediatric orthopaedic conditions and, in addition, provides specialist care for particular disorders or treatments.

Consultants of the department

Professor Andreas Roposch MD MSc FRCS
Head of Department
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specialist care for: hip disorders, osteogenesis imperfecta
Secretary: Rosemary Robertson 
Phone: 0207 813 8451 
 
Miss Deborah Eastwood FRCS
Associate Prof, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon 
Specialist care for: neurodisability, vascular malformations
Secretary: Esther Acanit
Phone: 0207 813 8240
 
Mr Tom Ember FRCS
Consultant Spine Surgeon 
Specialist care for: complex spinal deformities 
Secretary: Saadiyah Dana
Phone: 0207 813 8235 
 
Mr Mark Harris FRCS
Consultant Spine Surgeon 
Specialist care for: complex spinal deformities
Secretary: Sophie Tamiam 
Phone: 0207 829 8629
 
Mr Yaser Jabbar FRCS
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon 
Specialist care for: limb lengthening, osteogenesis imperfecta 
Secretary: Esther Acanit 
Phone: 0207 813 8240
 
Mr Ramesh Nadarajah FRCS
Consultant Spine Surgeon 
Specialist care for: cervical spine surgery, osteogenesis imperfecta
Secretary: Saadiyah Dana 
Phone: 0207 829 8629
 
Mr Fabian Norman-Taylor FRCS
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon 
Specialist care for: neurodisability
Secretary: Mari Byrne/Robert Coates 
Phone: 0207 762 6050
 
Mr Gavin Spence MD FRCS
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon 
Specialist care for: limb lengthening
Secretary: Mari Byrne/Robert Coates
Phone: 0207 762 6050
 
Mr Stewart Tucker FRCS
Consultant Spine Surgeon 
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon 
Specialist care for: complex deformity surgery, cervical spine surgery
Secretary: Sophie Tamiam
Phone: 0207 813 8235 

Clinical nurse specialists 

Please contact the clinical nurse specialists for any questions about your child’s admission, test results, or any other medical issues you may want to discuss. If you need urgent medical advice, please contact the clinical nurse specialist in the first instance. 
 
For orthopaedic surgery please contact 
  • Penny Howard RN, Phone 0207 405 9200 ext 8132
  • Rebecca Allen RN, Phone 0207 405 9200 ext 7904
  • Onjona Latif, Pathway Co-ordinator, Phone 0207 405 9200 ext 8132/7904
For spine surgery please contact
  • Edel Broomfield RN, Phone 0207 405 9200 ext 6389
  • Loren Green RN, Stacy Lambourne RN and Lucy Howlett RN, Phone 0207 405 9200 ext 8238
  • Sarah Lowery, Pathway Co-ordinator, Phone 0207 405 9200 ext 8238

Physiotherapy

We have a dedicated team of orthopaedic physiotherapists. Access more details about physiotherapy team.

Occupational therapy

We have a dedicated team of occupational therapists. Access more details about the occupational therapy team.