Our team compromises of three full time consultant gastroenterologists Darren Craig (clinical lead), Ahmed Monier and Timothy Hardy (gastroenterologist WSI hepatology), all with a specialist interest in liver disease.
We also have two full time liver specialist nurses, Zoe Cox and Stephanie Goodman, and and a specialty doctor in hepatology/endoscopy, Eman Alabsawy.
Referrals to the liver service can be made via GPs, hospital doctors or any other healthcare professionals.
Outpatient liver clinics are held in the endoscopy centre at James Cook and the outpatient department at the Friarage.
Inpatient and outpatient hepatology/liver disease services
Outpatient paracentesis service
Alcohol-related liver disease
Cirrhosis – all causes
Non-alcohol related fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
Chronic liver failure
Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)
Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)
Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH)
Genetic conditions such as alpha-1 anti-trypsin deficiency, haemochromatosis and Wilson’s disease
Telephone and email advice
Patients with advanced liver disease may require specialist services, such as liver transplant or surgery, which are not provided at James Cook or the Friarage. We have close links with the transplant centre in Newcastle.
Steven Masson (consultant hepatologist at the Freeman Hospital) provides a clinic at James Cook once a month to review and follow up these patients.
- Liver specialist nurses: 07815 998 059 or email@example.com for advice and support
- Consultant secretarial team: 01642 854846
Please visit the British Liver Trust website which includes all our frequently asked questions for people affected with a liver condition.