We refer to a range of Consultant Endocrinologists, Consultant Surgeons, Counselling Psychologists and Voice and Communication experts. Below are some contact details, although we are happy to refer to any colleague who is suitably qualified that you or your GP prefer. You are advised to undertake your own enquires directly and contacts are listed for information.
Dr Peter Hammond
Dr Hammond has been endocrinology lead for the Leeds Regional Gender Identity Service since 2007 and is on the Gender Recognition Panel’s list of gender specialists. He has considerable experience in balancing hormone treatment so that clients’ expectations can be met as effectively and safely as possible.
Dr Richard Quinton
Consultant Endocrinologist. GMC no 334312
I have been affiliated as Endocrinologist to the Northern Region Gender Dysphoria Service (NRGDS) since 2010.
I have been a Consultant Endocrinologist and university Senior Lecturer in Newcastle-upon-Tyne since 1999 and have published over 200 academic papers. I have been tasked by Society for Endocrinology to drafted UK guidance for the management of hypogonadism in males (published in the journal Clinical Endocrinology in 2021) and in younger women (projected publication year: 2022).
NHS appointment; Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust and St. George’s Medical School.
Details of other endocrinologist available on request.
Dr King Sun Leong
Associate Medical Director for Acute Division
Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology
Dr Leong has extensive experience in treating transgender people and has been supporting both trans and non-binary people and their clinicians in the management of their specific endocrinological needs for over a decade.
He has also been instrumental in the development of the Cheshire and Mersey Adult Gender Collaborative (CMAGIC) pilot for NHS England providing specialist services for trans and non-binary people on Cheshire and Merseyside.
Nuffield Brighton Team - Mr Andy Mellington, Mr Charles Nduka, Mr David Ross
Nuffield Brighton Team -
Mr Keith Altman (Consultant Maxillofacial surgeon)
Mr Nikhil Maini
Nikhil Maini is the facial feminisation surgeon at Nuffield Health Brighton. He is certified by the General Medical Council as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon holding university degrees in Medicine and Dentistry. Mr Maini completed his higher surgical training at the world famous Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead, as well as in Brighton and Eastbourne.
Facial Team - Europe
FFS is not part of the NHS referral pathway. You must make your own enquiries and decisions regarding this and this is often no longer sought as one progresses with transition and is otherwise delayed until NHS pathway equivalent completed. Please undertake careful research in all aspects of decision.
MSC, HPC Reg, MRCSLT, MASLTIP
- Registered Speech and Language Therapist with the Health and Care Professionals Council ( HCPC )
- National Adviser for the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists ( RCSLT) in Trans and Non binary Voice
- Chair of the RCSLT Clinical Excellence Network for Trans and Gender Diverse Voice and Communication Therapy
- Member of the British Association of Gender Identity Specialists
Sue Addlestone B.Sc.(Hons.), MRCSLT, BAC (Cert.), HPC reg.
Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist
The starting point for those seeking help in this area is voice coaching and outcomes for voice and communication skills alone are excellent. Voice surgery is not part of the NHS pathway and often not necessary and if you do wish to consider this please undertake careful research.
NHS fertility preservation is by referrral of your GP.
Mr Tet Yap
Mr Tet Yap qualified from Cambridge in 2000 and trained in Surgery & Urology in the North Thames region including at University College London (where he completed his research MD), Charing Cross Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and St Bartholomews Hospital, winning numerous awards and prizes for his research and surgical work.
He is based at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust where he continues spearheading regional andrological and male infertility services and research. He is a respected male infertility commentator, appearing in national and international press.