Dr Alastair O'Brien

Dr Alastair O'Brien

Cleveland Clinic London

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 04127620


  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hepatobiliary


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Professor Alastair O'Brien is a leading clinical academic liver specialist who has published in the world's top journals including the New England journal of Medicine, The Lancet and Nature Medicine.

He is a highly experienced clinician who looks after all forms of liver disease and regularly uses non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis (Fibroscan®) to diagnose and monitor patients. His pioneering research allows him to bring patients the latest treatments to ensure a positive outcome.

He has received research funding from The Wellcome Trust, Department of Health and Social Care, Medical Research Council & National Institute for Health Research and recently completed the largest trial in cirrhosis patients worldwide.

He studied medicine at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and qualified in 1994. He underwent specialist training in liver disease, gastroenterology and general medicine in London.

He writes the hepatology chapter for the best selling textbook Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine, 9th Edition.

Areas of interest

Fibroscan; Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Viral Hepatitis; Alcohol Related Chronic Liver Disease; Irritable Bowel Syndrome; autoimmune hepatitis; primary biliary cirrhosis; cirrhosis; dyspepsia; abdominal pain; primary sclerosing cholangitis; deranged liver function tests; gallstones; nausea; vomiting; hepatitis b; Hepatitis C; liver infections; liver failure; liver dysfunction; assessment of liver function

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Procedures completed

  • 20355

    Initial out-patient consultation - remote - (1-5)

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