Ms Vicki Kiesel

Genetic Councillor


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I am a UK registered genetic counsellor as well as being certified in the USA. I am the lead genetic counsellor at NW Thames Regional Genetics Centre in the NHS and lead a team of genetic counsellors covering North London, Hertfordshire, and Bedfordshire. In addition to my work in the NHS I am the Genetic Director for Gene Health UK, advising on genetic policies and testing.

I am also an honorary clinical lecturer at Imperial College London and teach cancer risk assessment to allied healthcare professionals with Kings University. I am also a mentor to genetic counsellors.

I am a medical advisor for a popular BBC drama series ensuring accurate genetic storylines. I have appeared on local health television programmes in Connecticut, US and have been featured on multiple radio broadcasts. I am involved with Ovarian Cancer Action, Breast Cancer Break Through and developing the future genetic testing decision pathways.

I have worked with numerous specialists in the identification of individuals at risk of hereditary cancer and my work on genetics has been published. I previously led the cancer genetics department at Stamford Hospital in the US and launched the first colorectal cancer registry in the state of Conneticut.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Ms Vicki Kiesel at Spire include:

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Cancer Genetics Group

British Society of Genetic Medicine

Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors

Current NHS posts

North West London NHS Trust

Contact information

Telephone 0800 585 112
Private secretary GeneHealth UK
Private secretary telephone 0800 085 6616
Private secretary fax 01223 281 316
Private secretary email