Who sits on the MAP?

The following medical professionals make up our medical advisory panel, each advising on a specialist subject area:

Behavioural phenotypes

Professor Jeremy Turk MD, BSc (Hons), FRCPsych, FRCPCH, DCH
Professor of Developmental Psychiatry, St George's and the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London and Consultant Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatrist, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Developmental Neuropsychiatry Services, South London and Maudsley Foundation NHS Trust, London, UK.


Post vacant.

Development disorders

Professor Ann Le Couteur, BSc, MBBS, FRCPsych, FRCPCH
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, UK.

Endocrine disorders

Dr Richard Stanhope, BSc, MD, DCH, FRCP, FRCPCH
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, The Portland Hospital, London, UK.

Gastroenterological conditions

Mike Thomson, MB ChB, DCH, MRCP(Paeds), FRCPCH, MD, FRCP
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Governor
The Children's Hospital Sheffield, Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK.

Genetic conditions

Dr Adam Shaw, MD, FRCP
Consultant in Clinical Genetics, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

Haematology and Oncology

Professor Finbarr Cotter, MB, BS, FRCP(UK), FRCPath, PhD
Professor of Experimental Haematology, Department of Medical Oncology, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Consultant Haematologist, Barts and the London NHS Trust, London, UK.

Immunisation and Screening

Dr David Elliman, DCH, FRCP, FRCPCH, FFPH
Consultant in Community Child Health, Whittington Health, London, UK.

Immunisation and Community Paediatrics

Dr Helen Bedford, RGN, RHV, BSc, MSc, PhD, FFPH, FRCPCH
Senior Lecturer in Children's Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK.

Inherited Metabolic disorders

Dr Mike Champion, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPCH
Consultant in Paediatric Inherited Metabolic Disease, Evelina Children's Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

Neurological disorders

Post vacant

Ophthalmic conditions

Post vacant

Orthopaedic conditions

Mr Martin Gough, FRCSI (Orth), MCh
Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Gait Laboratory/Evelina London Children's Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

Respiratory diseases

Post vacant


Dr Anne-Marie Mcmahon, BSc, MBBS, MRCPCH, MSc
Consultant Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatologist
The Children's Hospital Sheffield, Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK.

Information last updated October 2017 by Rachel Gibson, Rare Conditions Information Officer, Contact.