Dr Victoria Nesbitt MBChB MRCPCH PhD

Consultant Paediatrician & Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer

Victoria completed her medical degree at Glasgow University before commencing her post-graduate paediatric training in Newcastle and Oxford. She completed her PhD in Mitochondrial Diseases in Childhood at Newcastle University before becoming a Consultant Paediatrician in Mitochondrial Diseases and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Paediatrics in Oxford.

Victoria became the Clinical Lead for the NHS Highly Specialised Service for Rare Mitochondrial Disorders in Oxford in September 2019. Victoria has an interest in education and strives to increase awareness of mitochondrial disease amongst clinicians in order to identify and diagnose children earlier, allowing specialist management and genetic counselling to be instituted appropriately.

Victoria is the Principal Investigator for Oxford on the MRC Mitochondrial Diseases Patient Cohort Study (UK). Her research interests also include the natural history of mitochondrial disorders, phenotype-genotype correlations and determining best clinical practice for these rare disorders.