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

Consultant Endocrinologist

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

I have been affiliated as Consultant Endocrinologist to the Northern Region Gender Dysphoria Service (NRGDS) since 2010 and employed by them directly since 2024. I have a parallel appointment as honorary Reader in Reproductive Endocrinology at Imperial College London. I was previously a Consultant Endocrinologist and university Senior Lecturer in Newcastle-upon-Tyne from 1999 to 2024.

I have published over 200 academic papers and co-led the Society for Endocrinology's guidelines group for the management of hypogonadism in males and females, published in 2022 and 2024, respectively. I received the Society for Endocrinology's "Outstanding Clinical Practitioner Award in 2023.

GMC number: 334312

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Dr Seal

Consultant Endocrinologist

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.

NHS appointment; Wirral Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust



Dr Victoria Millson-Brown

Consultant Endocrinologist.

I am a substantive NHS consultant at Harrogate District Hospital and the endocrinology lead for the Leeds Regional Gender Identity Service. I am also a member of BAGIS.

I graduated from Newcastle Medical School, after completing a diploma in Human Sciences at Durham University. Prior to training as a doctor, I spent ten years in the pharmaceutical industry.

I have over a decade of NHS experience as a general physician and a further 5 years in higher specialty training to qualify as a Consultant Endocrinologist.

Please contact my practice manager Jason Batchelor via email at if you would like to arrange an appointment.


Dr Kaustubh Nisal

Consultant Endocrinologist.
MBBS, MD, FRCP (Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine)

Dr Kaustubh Nisal is a renowned Consultant Endocrinologist who has been practicing at the Nottingham University Hospitals for the past 10 years as a specialist

Dr Nisal leads on Type 1 diabetes technology, antenatal diabetes, endocrinology, and adrenal endocrinology. Furthermore, Dr Nisal is the lead endocrinologist at the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health, whilst supporting the Transgender Endocrinology Care Teams at both Manchester and East of England.
I am a substantive NHS consultant at Harrogate District Hospital and the endocrinology lead for the Leeds Regional Gender Identity Service. I am also a member of BAGIS.


Dr Kaustubh Nisal

Nuffield Brighton Team - Mr Andy Mellington, Mr Charles Nduka, Mr David Ross

Dr Sahota does not undertake referral for breast augmentation. It does not require referral by mental health professionals. It is a matter between you and your surgeons. Links are for information only.

Miss Tina Rashid

Consultant Surgeon in Functional Urology and Genital Reconstruction
BSc(Hons) MB BS(Lon) FRCS(Urol)

GMC: 6105804

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Mr James Bellringer

Consultant Surgeon in Functional Urology and Genital Reconstruction
BSc(Hons) MB BS(Lon) FRCS(Urol)



Nuffield Brighton Team -  Mr Charles Coker and Mr Tim Larner

Mr. Nim Christopher

Consultant Uro-andrologist

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.

London Voice and Swallowing Clinic

Chadwan Al Yaghchi




Speech Therapists

Nazlin Kurji-Smith



  • 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


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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.

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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.


Sperm freezing.