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Dr Melita Irving - Clinical Geneticists
0.68 miles

Dr Melita Irving Clinical Genetics

Dr Melita Irving Clinical Genetics

23 years of experience
Expert in: Video Consultation, Cardiomyopathy, Down’s syndrome, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy + 13 more

Dr Melita Irving is a consultant and honorary reader in clinical genetics at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust. She trained in paediatrics and specialized in genetic conditions.

Dr Irving has wide experience in the diagnosis and management of a range of genetic conditions including chromosomal disorders, rare genetic symptoms, and conditions with an underlying genetic cause. Dr Irving sub-specialises in rare diseases of the skeleton. After completing her fellowship in skeletal dysplasia at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, Dr Irving has established multidisciplinary paediatric clinics in skeletal dysplasia and achondroplasia at Evelina London Children's Hospital where close monitoring and management services are offered to the affected patients. Dr Irving is actively involved in research and is the chief investigator for clinical trials in children with skeletal dysplasia aiming to develop new methods and improve the existing ones for the diagnosis of severe skeletal conditions. Dr Irving is the leading author of numerous peer-reviewed publications on various aspects of clinical genetics and is also the author of Human DNA Manual (Haynes).

Dr Irving is involved in teaching as well. She was the President of the Medical Genetics Section for three years (2016-2019) and is also vice-chair of the Royal Society of Medicine’s Ellison Cliffe Foundation. Dr Irving won the Genetic Healthcare Provider (GHP) Private Healthcare Award for 2019.

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Dr Paul Brennan - Clinical Geneticists
1.15 miles

Dr Paul Brennan Clinical Genetics

Dr Paul Brennan Clinical Genetics

27 years of experience
Expert in: Hypermobility Syndrome, Breast Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Cardiomyopathy + 13 more

Dr Brennan's main areas of expertise are cancer, cardiac and endocrine genetics.

His interest in genetics started as a medical student in the 1980s when the medical speciality of clinical genetics was in its infancy. After a research degree studying genes in the developing heart, he completed his medical training and undertook postgraduate training in adult medicine and paediatrics before specialist training in Clinical Genetics.

Dr Brennan was appointed as an NHS Consultant in Clinical Genetics in 2002 with the Northern Genetics Service based in Newcastle upon Tyne. After opening a new satellite clinical genetics department in Middlesbrough, he was appointed to the role of Clinical Director of the Northern Genetics Service in 2008, managing a clinical and laboratory team providing genetics diagnostics for the population of North East England and North Cumbria.

Dr Brennan has been Clinical Lead for Cardiac and Endocrine Genetics for the Northern Genetics Service since 2003; he was Clinical Lead for Cancer Genetics 2002 to 2020. 

A particular interest is the use of new technology and novel clinical pathways to improve diagnosis and management for people living with rare inherited disease. Between 2014 and 2018 he was Clinical Programme Director for the North East & North Cumbria NHS Genomic Medicine Centre, overseeing the introduction of whole genome sequencing into routine care as part of the 100,000 Genomes Project. He is engaged in a number of collaborative research projects, all of which are focused on improving diagnosis and treatment.

Dr Brennan is a keen and popular teacher and lectures to a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate audiences in the UK and overseas. He teaches genetics for a week each year at Newcastle University's Medical School in Malaysia.

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Dr Anand Saggar - Clinical Geneticists
1.15 miles
Recommended by 1 specialist
37 years of experience

Dr Anand Saggar is a Senior Consultant in Clinical Genetics at St Georges University Hospital NHS Trust. He trained at St Bartholomew's Medical School, University of London, where he qualified in 1982. Dr Saggar began his career at St Bartholomew's Hospital from where he went on to work in several London Teaching Hospitals and also the Karolinska Nobel institute in Sweden. He has a extensive record of experience in genetics, respiratory medicine, diabetes/endocrinology, cardiology, intensive care, nephrology (kidney disorders) and neurology. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

He led the multidisciplinary team at St George's for three years, providing services for a population of 2.7 million people in the South West Thames Region. His specific interests include; inherited kidney diseases, paediatric dysmorphology, adult onset genetic conditions, polycystic kidney disease, Marfan and related aortopathy syndomes, hypertension, tuberous sclerosis and family cancer histories.

In addition to this Dr Saggar has published over 40 papers and still continues to publish actively while maintaining his clinical practice. He is also a founder, director and medical adviser to the Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity (UK) and Ex-President of the Medical Genetics section at the Royal Society of Medicine. Previous to this he was Secretary of the Clinical Genetics Society, which is the UK professional society for Clinical Geneticists. He is also Chairman of Arts St Georges based at that hospital. 

This broad range of experience and academic research provides Dr Sagger with an excellent degree of knowledge in his field. This means Dr Sagger can provide the highest standard of care and treatment to all of his patients. 

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Mr Zulfi Rahimtoola - Clinical Geneticists
1.30 miles
Expert in: ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury, Ankle Sprain, Back Pain, Cartilage Injury + 22 more

Johnny is a recognised leader in the field of Sport & Exercise Medicine and we are delighted to announce that he will be heading up our World Class Sports & Exercise Medicine Center to help our patients achieve their sporting goals & aspirations.

Johnny has a wealth of clinical experience and a proven track record of working with sports persons of all types and ages ranging from the recreational squash player right through to professional footballers and international athletes.

As well as being a qualified physiotherapist, Johnny has obtained a degree in Sport Science, a Masters in Sport & Exercise Medicine, has written a book in this field and has been published in Scientific journals in his quest to provide the best possible treatment for his patients. As well as all of this, he has lead several Sports Medicine Departments in Professional football which include Notts County FC, Scunthorpe United FC, Chesterfield FC and more recently FC Halifax.

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Dr John Outhwaite - Clinical Geneticists
1.33 miles
41 years of experience
Expert in: Rheumatology

Dr John Outhwaite is an experienced Consultant Rheumatologist and Physician in Orthopaedic Medicine specialising in complicated and persistently painful musculoskeletal conditions which are not suitable for surgical intervention including whiplash injury, low back pain and complex regional pain syndrome.

John qualified at Oxford University in 1979 and served five years in the Royal Army Medical Corps. He worked in rheumatology teaching units in Birmingham and London and has been a consultant physician in Orthopaedic Medicine at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre for many years.

His particular interest is in patients with complicated problems and persistent painful conditions which have not responded to simple treatment regimes, and are not suitable for surgical treatment. These include whiplash injury, persistent low back pain, complex regional pain syndrome, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and knee and foot pain. He provides comprehensive exercise techniques and functional restoration programmes.

John works closely with multi-professional colleagues including pain consultants, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, cognitive psychologists and personal trainers. John has recently joined the team of skilled consultants and physicians at The London Orthopaedic Clinic based at King Edward VII’s Hospital.

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What is a Clinical Geneticist?

A Clinical Geneticist provides genetic counselling if an individual or a family member is affected by genetic-based conditions. They can provide genetic testing and risk assessment as well as help a person concerned or at risk of rare disorders to live and reproduce as normally as possible.

When to see a Clinical Geneticist?

You may wish to see a Geneticist to determine if you carry a specific genetic mutation or to determine your risk if a disorder which may be present in a family member such a Huntington’s disease. You may have been found to have a genetic condition such as Haemochromatosis or multiple colon polyps for which you wish to know if you carry a gene mutation and the chance of passing it to children.