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Expert in: Gastroenterology
Recommended by 5 specialists
Hepatology , pancreaticobiliary medicine (bile ducts & pancreas)


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Dr Yiannis Kallis is a Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist at the Royal London Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust) and the Royal Free Hospital London, two of the UK's leading teaching hospitals, where his practice covers a broad range of gastro-intestinal diseases. He specialises in liver disease and disorders of the pancreas and bile ducts, and runs the NE London outreach liver transplant network. He is Clinical Lead for Hepatology at the Royal London Hospital.

He is a highly skilled in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and colonoscopy, with a particular expertise in complex ERCP (endoscopy of the bile duct and pancreatic duct). He is clinical lead for ERCP services at Bart Health for the HPB cancer board. He is at the forefront of research into developing novel endoscopic treatments for pancreato-biliary cancers, and is a specialist advisor to the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in this field. He serves on the British Society for Gastroenterology (BSG) liver committee.

He graduated from Cambridge University with Distinction and undertook postgraduate specialty training across several leading London teaching hospitals. He was awarded a PhD in 2010 for his research into liver fibrosis, stem cells and regeneration at Imperial College London and Cancer Research UK, and publishes his work in high impact peer-reviewed journals. 

He is currently an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL, where he is a principal investigator on several multi centre clinical trials in treatments for advanced liver disease and for inflammatory disorders of bile ducts. He regularly lectures in gastroenterology and hepatology and supervises MSc student projects in liver disease at QMUL. He sits on the writing group for national guidelines in liver disease. 


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Expert in: Gastroenterology

Dr Tim Cross is a Consultant Gastroenterologist with a subspecialty interest in Hepatology currently working at Spire Cheshire and Spire Liverpool hospitals. 

Tim qualified as a doctor in 1996 from St. Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School and went on to complete his general gastroenterology on the North East Thames rotation. Following that, he undertook subspecialty training in hepatology, including transplant hepatology at Kings College Hospital, Cambridge and the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. After completing his training, he worked as a consultant for three and a half years in the South West Liver Unit in Plymouth before relocating to the North West.

Tim has a specialist interest in diseases concerning the liver, such as autoimmune hepatitis, cirrhosis, fatty liver disease, viral hepatitis and liver fibrosis. He also offers diagnostic upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy. 

He did his research degree on assessment of liver damage by blood tests and using Fibroscan. He offers a private Fibroscan service.

He has a research interest in hepatocellular carcinoma and disease modelling in cirrhosis and has published over one hundred peer-reviewed abstracts and publications has written 5 book chapters and has edited a textbook on liver disease. 

He is currently secretary of the British Association for the study of the liver (BASL)

He is a committee member of HCC-UK

He is interested in music (guitar) and sport (rugby, cricket, running, and fencing).

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Expert in: General Surgery
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Nicola de’ Liguori Carino is registered Consultant Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and General Surgeon currently practising in the UK. 

Mr de' Liguori Carino completed his surgical training in 2005 in Italy with a period spent at the Ohio University Hospital, Columbus, USA. Mr de' Liguori Carino spent 4 years training in HPB and transplant surgery at the University of Liverpool and Leeds before being appointed as a Consultant in Manchester in 2009,

Mr de' Liguori Carino specialises in laparoscopic (keyhole), hepatobiliary and pancreatic (HPB) surgery working in one of the busiest HPB Unit in Europe His main interests are in disease of the liver, gallbladder, biliary system and pancreas. He also has an extensive practice in hernias repairs. 

He has experience in the treatment of gallstone disease with the most modern techniques with emphasis on rapid access to treatment and recovery. He treats extremely complex cases of benign and malignant tumours of the liver and of the pancreas. His skills include advanced laparoscopic surgery and Irreversible Electroporation (IRE).  He is committed in liver and pancreas cancer research programs taking part in multiple ongoing international clinical trials.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Imber studied medicine at Cambridge University, qualifying in 1992. He went on to specialise in open and laparoscopic abdominal, liver and pancreatic surgery and Liver Transplantation, practising in London, Cambridge and Birmingham. He was appointed to the post of Consultant Surgeon in 2006.

Mr Imber has special interests in complex abdominal wall Hernia surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Liver Transplantation, Laparoscopic Surgery and Emergency Surgery. His practice covers all aspects of benign and malignant disease in this area. 

He is still active in research, combining academic work with his clinical practice, and has had more than 50 peer-reviewed papers published in leading medical journals as well as being an invited speaker at several International specialist conferences.


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Expert in: General Surgery
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Jeffrey Lordan is a Consultant Hepato-pancreato-biliary and General Surgeon based at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. He has a special interest in Sarcoma, complex benign liver and pancreas disease, and the use of minimally invasive and robotic techniques for Hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery.

Mr Lordan completed his undergraduate training at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Medical School, London before training as a surgeon in the South West Thames London Deanery. He went on to undertake specialist fellowships at the liver and transplant unit in Birmingham and the Royal Marden NHS Foundation Trust, London.

Mr Lordan is involved in medical education and he is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London Medical School. He has achieved several awards for his teaching including the 2017 Award for Outstanding Teaching and 2017 Top Teachers Award from University College London and the 2006 Trust Award for Excellence in Medical Teaching from Frimley Park Hospital. Mr Lordan also has an interest in research and he completed a PhD focusing on the biology of Hepato-pancreato-biliary cancer. Mr Lordan has had several research articles published in peer-reviewed medical journals and he has presented his work nationally and internationally in over 75 conferences.

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Expert in: General Surgery
23 years of experience
Hepatobiliary surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery + 1 more

Mr Niteen Tapuria is an experienced Consultant General Surgeon specialising in Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary (HBP) surgery which is surgery of the liver, pancreas and bile system. He has performed more than 500 laparoscopic cholecystectomies for gallstones and is experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as bile duct stones , pancreatic cancer, bile duct cancer and diseases of the liver as well as Spleen. However, he is also has a special interest in minimally invasive and open techniques for groin hernia repair and abdominal wall hernia as well . More recently he has developed skills in Robotic surgery and Virtual reality surgery .

Graduating with a medical degree from the University of Delhi in 1992, followed by MS in General Surgery from Delhi University, he moved to the UK and began his specialist training here in King’s College Hospital, London . His first job as an HBP Specialist Registrar began in the Royal Free and University College London Hospitals in 2011. Since then, he has worked across London at Kings College Hospital as well as The Royal Marsden Hospital before taking up a HPB Consultant post in early 2017 in the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust. Additionally, he completed a fellowship in HBP surgery and liver transplantation at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham and Robotics in Italy.

His current NHS base is at Milton Keynes University Hospital.

Mr Tapuria takes a particular interest in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery and robotics. He is a member of Great Britain Hepatobiliary Association and Association of Surgeons of Great Britain.


Mr Tapuria is a recipent of the European Society of Surgical Oncology Fellowship and Peter Samuel Grant (Royal Free Trust) .

Academic interests

Mr Tapuria is currently the Principal investigator at MKUH for trials looking at role of MRCP in gallstones and drug modulation in pancreatitis. He was awarded an MD in 2008 from the University College of London for his research work which demonstrated the protective role of preconditioning on organs by regulation of endothelial function. He has published in peer reviewed journals and presented at International conferences. He is a reviewer for the British Journal of Surgery and other journals by invitation .


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Expert in: Gastroenterology
Recommended by 1 specialist
pancreaticobiliary medicine (bile ducts & pancreas) , Hepatology

Dr Shariff is a specialist in gastroenteorology, liver and pancreatic disease and is Clinical Lead for Gastroenteorology in his main NHS practice at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. He is also an honorary Consultant in Hepatology at the Royal Free Hospital Foundation trust where he undertakes regular outpatient clinics. 

He enjoys all aspects of gastroenterology including dyspepsia, irritable bowel sydrome and diarrhoea and has a sub-speciality interest in liver and pancreatic disease. He also practices advanced endoscopy including gastroscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP and EUS. 

In the outpatient clinic, Dr Shariff takes time and care to understand your symptoms and has previously received excellent feedback from patients and colleagues. He is an accredited endoscopist (JAG) and has very good colonoscopy comfort scores. 

Dr Shariff qualified in 2001 from Oxford University where he was awarded a prestigious Nuffield Scholarship in Medicine and undertook his postgraduate clinical training at the Hammersmith, King's College and Royal London Hospitals. 

In 2008, he was appointed as a Clinical Research Fellow at Imperial College and awarded a PhD in 2012. He has published a number of articles in peer reviewed journals and presented at National and International conferences.  

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Expert in: General Surgery
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Cresswell is a Consultant Surgeon, specialising in surgery for the Liver, Gall Bladder, Bile Ducts and Pancreas, as well as in hernia surgery.

He trained in Scotland, London and the South East and has spent time as a visiting surgeon at several specialist cancer units in the USA and Japan, learning advanced techniques and approaches. 

He offers a full range of specialist laparoscopic and open surgery for conditions affecting the liver, gall bladder, bile ducts and pancreas  - including gallstones, liver and bile duct cancers, liver cysts, pancreatitis and pancreatic cysts and tumours.

He has a special interest in cancers that have spread to the abdominal lymph nodes and soft tissues and in complex pancreatitis - for which he has pioneered several minimally invasive approaches.  

His interest in complex surgery has led to skills in dealing with complex abdominal wall defects and hernias - for which he offers both laparoscopic and open operations as appropriate.


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Expert in: Gastroenterology
Hepatology , pancreaticobiliary medicine (bile ducts & pancreas) , Hepatology (Liver Doctor) + 1 more

Dr Sudeep Tanwar is a Consultant in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Barts Health NHS Trust and an Honorary Associate Professor at the UCL Institute for Liver & Digestive Health.

Dr Tanwar obtained his MBBS degree from Guy's and St Thomas' School of Medicine. Dr Tanwar completed his specialist Gastroenterology training in London at numerous centres of excellence including University College Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital, King's College Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital. During his specialist training, he was also selected in open national competition for the London Deanery Advanced Hepatology Fellowship.

Dr Tanwar received his PhD degree from University College London and is the author of more than 30 publications in international peer-reviewed journals and textbooks.

Dr Sudeep Tanwar has a specialist interest in minimally invasive testing and complex endoscopic procedures. He has the largest experience in the UK of endoscopic stenting for symptomatic gallbladder disease (ETGS - endoscopic transpapillary gallbladder stenting).

Further information about Dr Tanwar's practice is available on his website:

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Expert in: General Surgery
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Gastroenterology , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery + 1 more

Mr. Neville Menezes is a Consultant General & Gastrointestinal Surgeon practicing at Ashford & St. Peter's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & The Royal Surrey County Hospital. His area of specialism is Hepatobiliary and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery and his areas of interest include indigestion, dyspepsia, reflux, gallstones, jaundice, abdominal pain, biliary and pancreatic disorders, and pancreatic cancer. He offers open and laparoscopic hernia operations. Most of his operations are performed using laparoscopic (Key-Hole) techniques and he offers advanced endoscopic procedures.

Mr. Menezes trained in the South Thames Deanery with Specialist training in General Surgery. He completed his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), completed research and specialist training in pancreas surgery at the Lister Department of Surgery & his liver experience was acquired at The King's College hospital in London. He completed an Intercollegiate FRCS in 2002. He also trained as a Laparoscopic Fellow at The Laparoscopic Surgical Training Unit (MATTU), in Guildford.

He has many professional memberships including the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI), Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Gt. Britain & Ireland (AUGIS); The Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Gt. Britain & Ireland (ALS); The Endoscopic Users Group Of Britain; The Pancreatic Society of Gt. Britain & Ireland (PSGBI). He is an active member of the Surrey & Sussex Cancer Alliance. He is a Founder member and Trustee of "Pancreatic Cancer Action" a Charity based in UK. This not for profit charity, works tirelessly in achieving an early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.  

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