Contact the Clinical Genetics team

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions using the below details:

Telephone number: 0121 335 8024

Email address:

Postal address

Clinical Genetics Department
Lavender House
Birmingham Women’s Hospital
Mindelsohn Way
B15 2TG

Senior Team

Clinical Director – Jennie Bell

Clinical Service Lead/Director: Dr Nicola Cooper

Divisional Director of Operations – Medicine Mr Matt Train

Deputy Divisional Director of Operations – Medicine Mr Dom St Louis

General Manager West Midlands Regional Genetics Service Mr Paul Caldwell

Genetics Service Manager: Dre Ogarro-Smith

Assistant service manager: Tanisha Clarke

Admin manager: Karen Morris

Admin Team leader:  Toni Cooper-Finn

Consultant Clinical Geneticists

Dr Helen Brittain
Dr Trevor Cole
Dr Nicola Cooper
Dr Rebecca Igbokwe
Dr Joanna Jarvis
Dr Farah Kanani
Dr Esther Kinning
Dr Zena Lam
Dr Derek Lim
Dr Swati Naik 
Dr Kai Ren Ong
Dr Mary O’Driscoll
Dr Deborah Osio
Dr Corinna Powell
Professor Nicky Ragge
Dr Ataf Sabir
Dr Monisha Shanmugasundram
Dr Suresh Somarathi
Dr Hannah Titheradge,
Dr Denise Williams 

There are also several registrars employed within Clinical Genetics

Genetic Counsellors

Consultant Genetic counsellors

Laura Boyes (Lead)
Anna Considine
Claire Kulke
Peter Marks
Marie O'Donnell

Principal Genetic counsellors 

Tom Austin
Fiona Beecroft
Claire Dolling
Lucinda Hordley
Julie Hewitt
Frances Lane
Phil Leonard
Antoniya Ruseva
Gayle Vincent
David Walker

Genetic Counsellors

Asfa Ahmad
Katherine Aitchison
Saira Ali
Helen Batchelor-Reagan
Lucy Burgess
Sue Carless
Jo Curtis
Megan Dancer
Jenny De Souza
Nezzy Evans
Manara Gul
Tricia Heaton
Elizabeth Kay
Shagufta Khan
Katrina Merrifield
Danielle Newby
Rachel Price-Tate
Claire Radford
Emma Rees
Natalie Warrington
Sonia Ward

We also have a number of genomic practitioners and associates working with us. 

Specialist Nurses

Carolyn Smith and Melanie Murrell Neurofibromatosis Specialist Advisors

Janet Hunt and Edel Robinson Haemoglobinopathies Screening Practitioners