Dr Phillip Harrison

Clinical Governance Lead

Phillip Harrison

Phillip's background

Dr Phil Harrison is a member of the Medical Advisory Board and Clinical Governance lead at London Bridge Hospital. He is a well-respected and prolific author and lecturer, and is a globally renowned physician with a worldwide patient base.


He qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School 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 King’s College London since 1994 and joined London Bridge Hospital in 1996. He is immediate past General Secretary of the British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL) and is Chair of the NICE cirrhosis guideline development group. 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.

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