Dr Melita Irving

Clinical geneticist in London

MBBS MD(Res) FRCPCH BSc(Hons)

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Professional statement

Dr Melita Irving is an expert London-based consultant and honorary reader in clinical genetics.  After initially training in paediatrics, she now specialises in genetic conditions, and has extensive experience in diagnosing and managing a wide range of genetic conditions. Her specialist interests include chromosomal disorders, rare genetic symptoms, and conditions with an underlying genetic cause.

Her sub-specialism is rare diseases of the skeleton. She has established multidisciplinary paediatric clinics in skeletal dysplasia offering a close monitoring and management service, and is an active researcher, working to develop and improve the diagnosis of severe skeletal conditions. She currently acts as the chief investigator for clinical trials in children with skeletal dysplasia, developing the diagnosis of genetic conditions and improving the accurate diagnosis of severe skeletal conditions. Her work is featured in many peer-reviewed publications and she has published extensively on various aspects of clinical genetics.

Dr Irving was a winner of the Genetic Healthcare Provider (GHP) Private Healthcare Awards 2019. In that same year, she published a book, The Human DNA Manual, offering insight into the origins, evolution and uses of genetic science. 

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06/02/2024

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Good doctor. Listening well, making me understand well her answer, explaining again if necessary. Kind and patient , highly recommended

Verified Patient
11/01/2024

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Dr Melinda Irvine was very approachable and professional, She was empathetic and ensured she had all the information at hand to understand our issues better. After our E-consultation, I felt at ease that our concerns were addressed seriously, and I felt her advice was exceptional.

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20/12/2023

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I was able to arrange an online appointment with Dr. Irving quite quickly. She was very friendly and took time to answer all my questions thoroughly, simply and in a caring manner. She followed up with a detailed report of the consultation including recommendations.

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11/12/2023

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Dr. Melita Irving has an awesome personality, she made me and my daughter feel very comfortable. Sometimes my daughter can get very playful and very active. But Dr. Melita was extremely patient, played & assessed her joyfully throughout the appointment. I am very grateful to her.


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