Specialist Physicians and Hospitals

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These four clinics are specially designated by the Department of Health for the treatment of Gaucher Disease. All UK patients are encouraged to visit one of these clinics. Government funds provide for patients from Health Authorities around the country to consult these clinics and have tests at no extra cost to their own health authority or GP. There is also a national helpline for UK patients wherever they are being treated; the number is 01223 216 295.

Adult Clinics in the UK specialising in Gaucher Disease

Addenbrooke's Hospital
Professor T M Cox (Consultant)
Department of Medicine (Level 5)
Hills Road
Cambridge CB2 2QQ
Tel: 01223 336 864.
Fax: 01223 336 846.
E mail: Click here.

Royal Free Hospital
Dr Atul Mehta (Consultant)
Pond Street
London NW3 2QG

Tel: 020 7830 2814
Fax: 020 7830 2313

Children's Clinics in the UK specialising in Gaucher Disease

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children
Dr Ashok Vellodi
(Consultant Paediatrician, Metabolic Medicine)
Metabolic Unit
Great Ormond Street
London WC1N 3JH
Tel: 020 7405 9200 x 0075.
Fax: 020 7813 8258.
E mail: Click here

Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
Dr Edmond Wraith (Consultant Paediatrician)
Hospital Road
Salford M27 4H
Tel: 0161 727 2137.
Fax: 0161 727 2137.
E mail: Click here.

To phone any of the phone numbers above from outside the UK, you usually replace the first digit 0 with 0044, e.g. 020 7830 2814 becomes 0044 20 7830 2814.

Clinics elsewhere in the world with experience of Gaucher Disease

If you want to know the name of a specialist physician in your area outside the UK, please send us a message.

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