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Our clinical team

Dr Sarah Smithson, Lead Clinician
Tel: 0117 342 5652
Specialist areas: Dysmorphology adults and children and skeletal dysplasias

Dr Alan Donaldson
Tel: 0117 342 5653
Specialist areas: Cancer genetics, haemoglobinopathies

Professor Ruth Newbury-Ecob,
Tel: 0117 342 5316
Specialist areas: Dysmorphology, cardiac genetics, congenital malformations and fetal medicine

Dr Andrew Norman
Tel: 0117 342 5917
Specialist areas: Neurogenetics

Dr Ingrid Scurr
Tel: 0117 342 5653
Specialist areas: Dysmorphology children and adults

Dr Susan Tomkins
Tel: 0117 342 5917
Specialist areas: Cancer genetics

Dr Madeleine Tooley
Tel: 0117 342 5917
Specialist areas: Dysmorphology and fetal medicine

Dr Francis Sansbury
Tel: 0117 342 5316

Speciality trainee genetic doctors

Dr Karen Low
Tel: 0117 342 5115

Dr Lucy Bownass
Tel: 0117 342 5115

Genetic counsellors

Sarah Pugh, Lead Genetic Counsellor
Tel: 0117 342 5337
Base: Bristol 

Jo Affleck
Tel: 03004 225 517
Base: Gloucester

Kathryn Billett
Tel: 0117 342 5115
Base: Bristol 

Sarah Buston
Tel: 0117 342 5115
Base: Bristol

Stephanie Hamer
Tel: 0117 342 5337
Base: Bristol 

Margaret James
Tel: 01823 342592
Base: Taunton 

Fiona Keepin
Tel: 03004 225 517
Base: Gloucester

Catherine King
Tel: 01225 824204
Base: Bath/Bristol 

Nicola Lerpiniere
Tel: 0117 342 5115
Base: Bristol

Sally Monks
Tel: 0117 342 5115
Base: Bristol 

Amanda Pichini
Tel: 0117 342 5115

Ann Oliver
Tel: 0117 342 5115
Base: Bristol

Jenn Sloan
Tel: 0117 342 5115
Base: Bristol

Katherine Smith
Tel: 0117 342 5337
Base: Bristol/Bath 

Administration - 0117 342 5652

Specialist clinics

Joint clinics (genetics and other specialties) include:

  • Gynaecological Cancer Clinic (Dr Donaldson/Mr Murdoch) 
  • Colorectal Cancer Clinic (Dr Donaldson/Mr Thomas) 
  • Genetic Eye Clinic (Professor Newbury Ecob/Miss Churchill) 
  • Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic (Dr Smithson/Mr Gargan/Dr Burren/Mr Monsell) 
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) Specialist Service (Dr Smithson/Dr Thomas/Dr Burren/Dr Barton/Dr Clinch)
  • Barth NHS Specialised Service (Multidisciplinary team-Dr Colin Steward/Dr Bev Tsai-Goodman/Professor Ruth Newbury-Ecob/Debbie Riddiford/Ann Bowron/Dr Vanessa Garratt/Mrs Nicol Clayton)
  • Inherited Cardiac Condition Service (Professor R Newbury-Ecob, Dr G Stuart, Dr S Curtis)