Dr Phillip Harrison

Dr Phillip Harrison

General (internal) medicine 02917199


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network
Accredited endoscopist

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Dr Phil Harrison qualified in 1984 (BSc and MBBS) and trained in Hepatology at King’s College Hospital, London and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He was awarded MD by the University of London in 1992 for work demonstrating the benefit of N-acetylcysteine in liver failure and PhD in molecular and cell biology in 1997. He has worked as Consultant Hepatologist at Kings College Hospital since 1994 and joined London Bridge Hospital in 1996. Additionally, he is a member of the Medical Advisory Committee and Senior Management Team, and Medical Governance lead at London Bridge Hospital. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London and Edinburgh.

Dr Harrison is a well-respected author and lecturer, and who is a globally renowned Hepatologist with a worldwide patient base. He is immediate past General Secretary of the British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL) and Chaired the NICE cirrhosis GDG, which published the guidelines for the management of patients with cirrhosis across the UK. He has also acted as clinical advisor for NICE on drugs for viral hepatitis. He is a national opinion leader in liver disease and has appeared on the Tonight Programme on ITV, Channel 5 News and NBC Television, and contributed to national newspaper articles and The Big Issue highlighting liver diseases.

His practice offers a full range of liver services from abnormal liver functions through to viral hepatitis, Hepatitis B and C and hepatocellular carcinoma. He is a leading exponent of interventional endoscopy, particularly ERCP. He works as a member of a multidisciplinary team of liver surgeons, radiologists and oncologists bringing state-of-the-art liver medicine, surgery and liver transplantation to patients in an independent hospital setting. The London Liver Centre attracts patients from UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia.

Areas of interest

Hepatology; Liver disease; Non-alcohol related Fatty liver; NAFLD; Abnormal liver tests; Liver fibrosis; Fibroscan; Primary liver cancer; Hepatocellular carcinoma; Cholangiocarcinoma; Hepatitis; Hepatitis C virus; HCV; Hepatitis B virus; HBV; Cholestasis; Sclerosing Cholangitis; Primary Biliary Cholangitis; Portal hypertension; Varices; OGD with band ligation; ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography); Cellvisio

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • G4370

    Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) with elective banding of oesophageal varices - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • G4371

    Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) with therapy for acutely bleeding ulcer or varices - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • J3900

    Therapeutic ERCP with insertion of biliary or pancreatic stent(s), sphincterotomy or stone extraction - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (1-5)

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