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 Cristina Ilea (locum)
Dr Fathima Mahomed (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 from GPs to the unit are now only accepted electronically via the NHS Digital Electronic Referrals Service (ERS).

Referrals from other hospitals can be sent to or posted to:

For Paediatric Surgery:

The Catterall Unit
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
Brockley Hill
Stanmore HA7 4LP

For Limb Reconstruction:

The Catterall Unit
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
Brockley Hill
Stanmore HA7 4LP

For Paediatric Medicine:

1st Floor
Muriel Sands House
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
Brockley Hill
Stanmore HA7 4LP

Key Contacts

The main number for the Unit is: 020 3947 0046

PA to Clinical Director and Dr Zilla Huma, Sharon Sutton
Secretary to Paediatricians, Zohra Patel
Secretary to Mr Calder, Jayne Norton
Secretary to Miss Eastwood, Elise Spicer
Secretary to Mr Goodier, Jayne Norton
Secretary to Mr Khan, Elise Spicer
Secretary to Mr Hashemi-Nejad, Barbara Thomas / Mary Read
Secretary to Miss Tennant, Penny Trustham

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

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