Cellular and Molecular Pathology (Histopathology)

We are a specialist unit for musculoskeletal pathology including bone and soft tissue tumours, joint disease and metabolic bone disease.

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We are core members of the London Sarcoma Service and deliver tissue diagnoses for all patients referred to the sarcoma service and other clinical services at the RNOH Trust

Learn more about how pathologists make diagnoses which direct the treatment that patients receive.

Department of Cellular and Molecular Pathology (histopathology)
Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
Brockley Hill, Stanmore
Middlesex HA7 4LP, UK

Tel +44 (0) 20 8909 5354


Meet the team

Consultant staff:

  • Prof. Adrienne M Flanagan, MB, BCH, BAO, FRCPath, PhD, Clinical Lead, Consultant, LSS, NIHR Senior Investigator, Sarcoma GECIP Lead, OBE
  • Fernanda Amary MB, Affiliated to the RCPath, PhD, Consultant
  • Dr Roberto Tirabosco MB, Affiliated to the RCPath, Consultant
  • Daniel Lindsay MB, FRCPath, Consultant
  • Dr Nischalan Pillay MB, FRCPath, PhD, Honorary Consultant

Management Staff:

  • Simon Burn, Service Manager
  • Sharon Roche, Quality Manager

Medical Staff:

  • Vanghelita Andrei, Medical Trainee

Laboratory Staff:

  • Fitim Berisha, BSc, MSc, FIBMS, Senior BMS
  • Julie Cooke, BSc, MSc, MIBMS, Senior BMS, Training Officer
  • Dr Hongtao Ye PhD,  Molecular Pathology
  • Thama Kugan, BSc, MSc, AIBMS
  • Sel Sellaththamby, BSc, AIBMS
  • Christopher Thom BSc, BMs, MRes, MSc, MLA
  • Aikaterini Kopsia, Associate Practitioner

Research Staff:

  • Dr Anna-Christine Strobl PhD, Research Technician Molecular Pathology
  • Lily George, Biobank Assistant
  • Joanna Hindley, Biobank Assistant

Office Staff:

  • Ms Alison Morgan, Histopathology Administrator
  • Mrs Dharitri Pota, Histopathology Administrator
  • Mr Basith Anvardeen, Histopathology Administrator