What we do
King's Paediatric Liver Centre is a national hub providing a highly specialised service to children with liver problems. We are the largest service of its type in the world.
We assess and treat children with:
- neonatal (newborn) liver diseases
- chronic (long-standing) liver disease
- acute liver failure.
We also offer surgery for liver tumours and pancreas conditions, and carry out liver and small bowel transplantations.
Preparing for your appointment
Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes before your appointment. Arriving early will not enable you to be seen before your appointment time.
Ground floor, Hambleden Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
- Main Reception: +44 (0)20 3299 3214
Conditions we treat
We provide investigations and treatments for children with:
- neonatal liver diseases
- chronic liver disease
- acute liver failure.
Other services include management of portal hypertension, including surgery for liver tumours and pancreatic conditions. We also provide liver and small bowel transplantation.
For details of expert interpretative advice and specialist diagnostic and drug monitoring services offered by King's College Hospital's Liver Pathology Services and Academic Laboratories, visit King’s Liver Labs.
Booking a patient at King's
Appointments for this service are made via the national e-Referral Service. Please see the e-referral page for more information.
Other ways to refer
Fill in the form below and email it to kch-tr.PaedLiverRegistrars@nhs.net. Please also call the on-call Paediatric Liver Registrar on 020 3299 9000, bleep 426, when you send the form.
The postal address if needed is:
Paediatric Liver Offices
King's College Hospital
London SE5 9RS
For urgent referrals, 9am-5pm, phone the on-call registrar on 020 3299 9000, bleep 426.
From 5pm – 9am, tel: 07528 977446.
Phone the Paediatric Liver, GI and Nutrition Centre on 020 3299 3214.
Please complete the relevant form and note any pre-consultation investigations required:
Key Clinical Staff
|Dr Alastair Baker||Paediatric Liver Consultant|
|Prof Anil Dhawan||Consultant Paediatric Hepatologist. Clinical Director Child Health and Joint CAG Lead Kings Health P|
|Dr Tassos Grammatikopoulos||Consultant in Paed. Hepatology|
|Prof Nedim Hadzic||Consultant Paediatric Hepatologist|
|Dr Jonathan Hind||Consultant Paediatric Hepatology and Intestinal Transplantation|
|Dr Liz Okokon||Paediatric Liaison in Clinical Biochemistry|
|Dr Marianne Samyn||Paediatric Hepatology Consultant|
|Dr Anthi Thangarajah||SpR Paediatric Hepatology|
|Ms Sarah Tizzard||Clinical Nurse Specialist for Paediatric Viral Hepatitis|