Contacting a specialist

A key responsibility of the multi-disciplinary teams at the A-T specialist centres is to liaise with local doctors and other health and social care practitioners regarding the care of people with A-T. Team members are available to take calls or e-mails from local professionals who have questions about the condition or how to treat it.

Professionals available at the two centres are:

Nottingham (paediatric service)

  • neurologists
  • geneticist and genetic counsellor 
  • immunologists
  • ophthalmologist
  • respiratory physician
  • physiotherapist
  • speech & language therapist
  • dietitian
  • occupational therapist
  • psychologist

Papworth (adult service)

  • neurologist
  • immunologist
  • respiratory expert
  • physiotherapist
  • speech & language therapist
  • dietitian
  • occupational therapist
  • social worker

In addition to the staff at the centres, we may be able to help put you in touch with doctors who have dealt with specific issues, such as treating cancers in people with A-T, treating scoliosis or other operations. We are also in regular contact with specialists abroad.

To speak to someone, in the first instance, please contact our 'Support Team' Kay Atkins (Family Support Manager) or Anne Murray (Family Support Co-ordinator) on 01582 760733 or email support

Dr Monish Suri









Dr Mohnish Suri - Director

Nottingham Specialist Centre