The RNOH aims to be a world-leading orthopaedic hospital with the best patient care and staff experience in the NHS

Children & Adolescents

The RNOH is recognised as a national centre of excellence for the treatment of acute and chronic neuro-musculoskeletal conditions in children and young adolescents. Many of the patients using these services have profound physical, mental and syndromatic disability. (The Trust also plays a key role in the care of peripheral nerve injury, young bone tumour, scoliosis, spinal injury and brachial plexus patients.)

Range Of Services

All aspects of Paediatric orthopaedic care
Cerebral Palsy - including a multidisciplinary team approach
Limb Lengthening service including Ilizarov work
Management of the Young Adult Hip
Pain Management Programmes including assessments by Paediatricians/Psychiatrists
Ponseti method for correction of Congenital Talipes Equino Varus (CTEV) or Club Foot Deformity
Positional foot deformities eg: Metatarsus Adductus
Antenatal counselling following diagnosis of congenital limb deformities – particularly club foot but also others.


Dr Zilla Huma
Dr Benjamin Jacobs
Dr Wolfgang Muller
Dr Caroline Oren
Dr Fathima Mahomed (locum)
Dr Godwin Oligbu (locum)

Paediatric surgeons:
Mr Peter Calder
Miss Deborah Eastwood
Mr David Goodier
Mr Tahir Khan
Mr Aresh Hashemi-Nejad
Miss Sally Tennant

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist:
Dr Caroline McKenna

Child and Adolescent Psychologist:
Robyn Miller

Paediatric Clinical Nurse Specialists:
Penina Edel
Sharon Fugazzotto (Limb Reconstruction)
Anna Timms (Limb Reconstruction)
Amy Culham (Rheumatology)


Referrals are accepted from GPs and consultants and can be faxed or posted to Catterall Unit (Paediatric Admin Unit) at Stanmore

Key Contacts

PA to Clinical Director and Dr Zilla Huma, Sharon Sutton: 020 8909 5875 / 5386 
Secretary to Paediatricians, Zohra Patel: 020 8909 5871
Secretary to Mr Calder, Jayne Norton: 020 8909 5890
Secretary to Miss Eastwood, Elise Spicer: 020 8909 5147
Secretary to Mr Goodier, Jayne Norton: 020 8909 5890
Secretary to Mr Khan, Elise Spicer: 020 8909 5147
Secretary to Mr Hashemi-Nejad, Barbara Thomas / Mary Read: 020 8909 5802
Secretary to Miss Tennant, Penny Trustham: 020 8909 5758

Paediatricians fax number (Dr Huma, Dr Jacobs, Dr Mosley, Dr Muller and Dr Oren): 020 8909 5402

Paediatrics direct fax number ((Miss Tennant, Mr Calder, Mr Khan, Mr Khan, Mr Hashemi-Nejad, Mr Goodier): 020 8954 4566

Useful documents:Size
Coping with Hospital - RNOH Clinical Psychology Service123.56 KB
A patient’s guide to Epiphysiodesis67.7 KB
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