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Date: 24 April 2014

Time: 19:40

Consultant directory

With so many consultants, all with special interests, we appreciate it can be difficult for GPs to make the right referral choice, and it can be confusing for patients.

This consultant directory is offered as an easy reference guide to the specific clinical services and interests of all the consultants working at or for University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Browse by category results: liver medicine

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    Professor David H Adams

    Professor David H Adams, Professor of Hepatology

    After initial training in hepatology, worked in the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, USA. Professor of Hepatology at the University of Birmingham. Honorary consultant physician to the Liver Unit, QEH.

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    Dr Ahmed Elsharkawy

    Dr Ahmed Elsharkawy, Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified from Southampton in 1999. Extensive knowledge of liver fibrosis field. Clinical interests in liver transplantation and improving management of patients, seronegative hepatitis and other forms of acute liver failure, and viral hepatitis.

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    Dr James Ferguson

    Dr James Ferguson, Consultant Hepatologist

    Interests include: cardiovascular and renal dysfunction after liver transplantation and the complications of portal hypertension; portal hypertension, vascular disorders of the liver, alcoholic liver disease and adolescent transition.

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    Dr Dennis Freshwater

    Dr Dennis Freshwater, Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified from University College Hospital, London in 1992.  Has specific interests in viral hepatitis, alcohol, liver transplantation and ERCP. Runs clinics for patients with these conditions. Is a principal investigator for several clinical trials.

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    Dr Geoffrey H Haydon

    Dr Geoffrey H Haydon, Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified from Edinburgh University, he worked in the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit in Edinburgh from its inception in 1992. His specialist interests include chronic hepatitis B and C infection and various aspects of liver transplantation.

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    Dr Gideon Hirschfield

    Dr Gideon Hirschfield, Senior Lecturer and Consultant Hepatologist

    Clinical and research background from London, Cambridge & Toronto, with special interest in autoimmune liver disease (primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, autoimmune hepatitis, autoimmune pancreatitis) & liver transplantation.

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    Dr Andrew Holt

    Dr Andrew Holt, Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified in 1996 and was awarded his PhD in liver immunology in 2007. Acts as lead physician for liver donor transplantation. Major clinical interests are the management of viral hepatitis, transplantation hepatology and alcohol related disease.

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    Dr David Mutimer

    Dr David Mutimer, Consultant Hepatologist

    Clinical service lead for liver medicine, main clinical interests include liver transplantation and viral hepatitis. He has established a number of clinics that specialise in the management of patients with chronic viral hepatitis B and C infection.

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    Professor James M Neuberger

    Professor James M Neuberger, Professor of Hepatology, Liver Medicine

    Qualified in Oxford and after medical posts spent ten years at the Liver Unit, Kings College Hospital London before being appointed to Birmingham. Current interests includes autoimmune and alcohol related liver diseases and liver transplantation.

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    Dr Philip Newsome

    Dr Philip Newsome, Senior lecturer & Honorary Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified from Edinburgh University in 1989. He works in general and transplant hepatology and the metabolic liver service. Interests in cystic fibrosis and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, porphyria and glycogen storage disorders.

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    Dr Ye Htun Oo

    Dr Ye Htun Oo, MRC Clinician Scientist & Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified in 1995. Trained in Hepatology/Liver transplantation at Birmingham. Awarded PhD in liver immunology. Clinical and research interests include autoimmune and viral liver diseases and liver transplantation.

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    Dr Tahir Shah

    Dr Tahir Shah, Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified from the Welsh Medical School in 1995. He received his hepatology training in Birmingham. His interests include transplant hepatology, hepatocellular cancer and neuroendocrine tumours.

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    Dr Shishir Shetty

    Dr Shishir Shetty, Wellcome Trust Clinician Scientist and Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified from Leicester University in 1999. Underwent hepatology training in London and Birmingham and was awarded a PhD in Liver Immunology in 2011. His research and clinical interests include inflammatory liver disease and primary liver cancer.

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    Dr Arie Stangou

    Dr Arie Stangou, Consultant Liver Physician

    Trained in Hepatology & Liver Transplantation at King's College Hospital. Special expertise: transplantation for hereditary/familial Amyloidosis, management of neuroendocrine tumours and hepatocellular carcinoma.

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    Dr Dhiraj Tripathi

    Dr Dhiraj Tripathi, Consultant Hepatologist

    Qualified in 1994 from the University of Edinburgh. Professional areas of interest include non-cirrhotic portal hypertension, clinical aspects of portal hypertension and completed a higher degree based on his clinical research in Edinburgh.