The genetics team

Diagnosing and assessing the risk of inheriting a genetic condition

Head of service: Dr Deborah Ruddy

Deputy head of service general: Dr Muriel Holder 

Deputy head of service cancer: Dr Anjana Kulkarni

Consultant Clinical Geneticists

Clinical geneticists are medical doctors with specialist experience in genetics.

Specialist registrars

All clinical genetic specialist registrars are doctors who have undertaken several years of postgraduate training in general medicine or paediatrics and have completed their membership examinations (MRCP or MRCPCH).

  • Dr Rachel L Jones
  • Dr Tazeen Ashraf - away on placement
  • Dr Helena Carley - on maternity leave
  • Dr Kimberley Bradbury - away on placement
  • Dr Alexander Deng

Genetic Counsellors

* indicates professional registration with the Genetic Counsellor Registration Board

Consultant Clinical Scientist

  • Gail Norbury - commissioning and governance director for genetics laboratories

Clinical Psychologist

Cardiac Team

  • Ms Tootie Bueser, lead cardiac genetic nurse
  • Mr Colin Evans, cardiac genetic nurse
  • Ms Laura Monje-Garcia, cardiac genetic nurse
  • Ms Soraya Nuthoo, cardiac genetic nurse
  • Ms Alison Walton, cardiac genetic nurse

Click on this link for colleagues based outside clinical genetics Inherited Cardiac Conditions

Breast Cancer Research Assessment Service

Research Team

For further information see the GEL Research team.

Service Managers

  • Chris Lynch - service manager
  • Heena Vaghani - deputy service manager