Metabolic medicine & osteoporosis

The RNOH offers an extensive range of metabolic services ranging from the research and treatment of osteoporosis for men and women to the management of rare and complex metabolic disorders in adults and children. In addition, the Trust has purchased a mobile forearm peripheral bone density scanner and is providing a mobile densitostic service to GP's.

Range of services

  • Investigation and management of osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases
  • In-patient facilities for treatment and rehabilitation
  • Day-case facility for administration of intravenous therapies
  • Direct access bone densitometry service
  • Peripheral bone densitometry service to local Primary Care Organisations
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist monitoring clinics
  • Telephone advisory service
  • Dietician support
  • Patient education programme
  • Clinical education programme

Key Contacts

Metabolic Unit Secretary (Stanmore) - Janice Cohen / Anita Mukey
Tel: 0203 947 0044
Fax: 020 9420 7487

Clinical Nurse Specialist (Stanmore) - Christina Peters 
Tel: 020 8909 5461
Fax: 020 8420 7487

DXA Manager - Mrs Vishna Shah DCR (R)
Tel: 020 8909 5476
Fax: 020 8909 5721

Clinical research trials

Consultants - Specialist Interests


Dr Helen Cohen - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Dr Richard Keen - Osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. Fibrous dysplasia. Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva. Hyophosphatasia. Osteogenesis Imperfecta....
Dr Gayatri Mittal - Ankylosing Spondylitis, early inflammatory arthritis, gout, hypermobility
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