Treatments & Specialties

Honorary Consultant in Cardiology and Genetics

Dr Anne Child

Dr Anne Child

Honorary Consultant in Cardiology and Genetics

Genetics  

Dr Child is a University of Toronto medical graduate specialising in clinical genetics, and based in the Cardiac and Vascular Sciences Department, St George's, University of London, as Reader in Cardiovascular Genetics.  She has a special interest in Marfan syndrome with 25 years' experience in diagnosis and management of, and research into, its many manifestations as well as overlapping disorders scoliosis, ascending aortic aneurysms, dislocated lens and glaucoma.  She is author of over 100 scientific papers and principal genetic advisor to the national AIMS Trial of Irbesartan in Marfan syndrome to preserve aortic wall architecture, a trial involving 30 centres in the UK.

Special interests

Marfan syndrome and related disorders, thoracic aortic aneuyrsm

Consulting Address

Department of Cardiac and Vascular Sciences

St George’s Hospital University of London

London

SW17 0RE

Consulting Sessions:

Friday PM

Secretary:

Stefanina Sawyer

Telephone:

020 8725 5248

Fax:

020 8725 2653

Email:

achild@sgul.ac.uk

Website:

http://www.sgul.ac.uk

Qualifications:

MD FRCP

NHS Base:

St Georges Hospital