Tongue-tie Help

Katherine has extensive experience and training in carrying out Frenulotomies – both within the NHS and in private practice. She was trained at both Southampton General Hospital, and Kings College Hospital where she currently works  as the Team Leader of a large NHS Tongue-tie service. She continues to participate in continuous clinical governance, access to ongoing professional development, and training. She has full medical indemnity insurance for both Lactation Consultancy and Frenulotomy. Katherine accepts referrals from midwives; health visitors; Lactation Consultants (IBCLC); accredited Breastfeeding counsellors (NCT, Breastfeeding Network, LLL and ABM) and GPs. Parents can of course self-refer.

Katherine is also in Private Practice with Shailesh Patel, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at The London Tongue-tie Clinic, East Croydon Medical Centre, 59-61 Addiscombe Rd, Croydon, CR0 6SE. (5 minutes walk from East Croydon rail station and 2 minutes walk from Lebanon Rd Tram Stop.

The clinic runs on Friday morning, all Frenulotomies within this practice are undertaken by Mr Patel, Katherine offers post-frenulotomy Lactation and Breastfeeding support at the London Tongue-tie Clinic.

To book an appointment with either Katherine or Mr Patel, or to discuss your baby’s Tongue-tie call 07949176776 or 0208 662 0184. You can also email

For more information on Tongue-tie, read Katherine’s Tongue-tie Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment Guide

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