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27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

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205 – 209 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5AH

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St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9BS

Dr Melita Irving | Clinical Genetics

Dr Melita Irving

MBBS, MD(Res), FRCPCH, BSc(Hons)

Clinical Genetics

4.98

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London Bridge Hospital, Part of HCA Healthcare UK

27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

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The Portland Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK

205 – 209 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5AH

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HCA UK at The Shard, part of HCA Healthcare UK

St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9BS

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General Medical Council: 4311733

Dr Melita Irving is a consultant and honorary reader in clinical genetics at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust. She trained in paediatrics and specialized in genetic conditions.

Dr Irving has wide experience in the diagnosis and management of a range of genetic conditions including chromosomal disorders, rare genetic symptoms, and conditions with an underlying genetic cause. Dr Irving sub-specialises in rare diseases of the skeleton. After completing her fellowship in skeletal dysplasia at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, Dr Irving has established multidisciplinary paediatric clinics in skeletal dysplasia and achondroplasia at Evelina London Children's Hospital where close monitoring and management services are offered to the affected patients. Dr Irving is actively involved in research and is the chief investigator for clinical trials in children with skeletal dysplasia aiming to develop new methods and improve the existing ones for the diagnosis of severe skeletal conditions. Dr Irving is the leading author of numerous peer-reviewed publications on various aspects of clinical genetics and is also the author of Human DNA Manual (Haynes).

Dr Irving is involved in teaching as well. She was the President of the Medical Genetics Section for three years (2016-2019) and is also vice-chair of the Royal Society of Medicine’s Ellison Cliffe Foundation. Dr Irving won the Genetic Healthcare Provider (GHP) Private Healthcare Award for 2019.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Genetic testing
  • General genetic counselling
  • Skeletal dysplasia conditions (including achondroplasia)
  • Fetal medicine genetics
  • Chromosomal disorders
  • General genetics
  • Clinical genetics


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London Bridge Hospital, Part of HCA Healthcare UK

27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

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The Portland Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK

205 – 209 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5AH

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Video Consultation

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HCA UK at The Shard, part of HCA Healthcare UK

St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9BS

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Registered with

General Medical Council: 4311733

All procedures

  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Fabry Disease
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Down Syndrome
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Edward's Syndrome
  • Hereditary Endocrine Syndromes
  • Hypermobility Syndrome
  • Loeys Dietz Syndrome
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Noonan Syndrome
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Thrombophillia
  • Turner Syndrome

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.98

Personal care received

4.98

Explanation of care provided

5.00

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