Dr Alessandra Cocca is a Consultant in Paediatric Endocrine and Bone and Mineral Disorder.


Work experience in Italy

She obtained her Bachelor in Medicine in Italy in 2010 at the University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli. She then completed her paediatric training at the same University in 2017. During these years she spent one month in Boston at the New England Diabetes and Endocrinology Centre and 6 months at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital during which she worked on a diabetes project on glucose levels in different ethnicities.


Work experience in UK

She then started to work as a research fellow at Evelina London Children’s Hospital in 2018. She was involved in clinical trials for children with Achondroplasia and during a 2 years period she developed an interest in different types of bone conditions.
In 2019 she received the new investigator award the International Conference for Children Bone Health.
In 2020 she started to work as Consultant at the same hospital. She runs multidisciplinary clinic for children with Achondroplasia and Skeletal Dysplasia, she sees children with different types of osteoporosis, interpret their DEXA scans and offers treatment when appropriate.
She is also part of the Multidisciplinary clinic for the Young Person with Klinefelter.
In her endocrine clinics she sees several types of endocrine conditions such as adrenal insufficiency, short stature, delayed or precocious puberty and thyroid disorders.
Since May 2023 she is the Lead of the Bone service.
She is member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Skeletal Dysplasia Group for Teaching & Research and British Paediatric and Adolescent Bone Group.



  • Achondroplasia
  • Skeletal Dysplasia
  • Rickets
  • Hyper/hypocalcaemia
  • Phosphate related conditions
  • Osteoporosis
  • Short stature
  • Precocious/Delayed puberty
  • Klinefelter syndrome
  • Adrenal Insufficiency



Italian, English.


In summary:

Dr Alessandra Cocca is an Italian paediatrician in London.