We provide treatment and care for people with Klinefelter syndrome.
Klinefelter syndrome, sometimes called Klinefelter's, KS or XXY, is when boys are born with an extra X chromosome. It affects 1 in 500 men and is one of the most common disorders of chromosomes from birth.
We hold clinics for adults and for young people aged 16 to 21.
We support all aspects of your condition. Our team includes specialists in:
We work with patient support groups including the Klinefelter Association.
The NHS website also has information about Klinefelter syndrome
Klinefelter Syndrome Association offers support and information to all affected by Klinefelter syndrome
Consultants in the Klinefelter syndrome service:
- Tet Yap, service lead
- Michael Absoud
- Paul Carroll
- Alessandra Cocca
- Awatuf El-Shirif
- Simon Filson
- Leila Frodsham
- Davide Prezzi
Research and clinical trials
Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.
You can also email [email protected] for more information.