Deborah Ruddy

Consultant clinical geneticist


Deborah has been a consultant clinical geneticist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 2007. She has been the head of the genetics service since 2017.

She runs clinics for patients with:

  • Huntington's Disease
  • von Hippel Lindau disease
  • inherited psychiatric disorders

Education and training

  • ​​​​​​PhD on the genetics of familial motor neurone disease, 2003
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians, 1999
  • Medicine and surgery (MBBS), University of London, 1995
  • BSc in molecular genetics, 1994

Research interests

  • New agents to treat Huntington's Disease


  •  Training Fellowship, Medical Research Council

Last updated: December 2022

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