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Dr Vishal Patel

BSc (Hons), MB BS, PhD, FRCP
Consultant Hepatologist

Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute

Sees patients at Cleveland Clinic London Hospital , Cleveland Clinic Moorgate Outpatient Centre

Speaks English

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal Liver Function
  • Acute on Chronic Liver Failure (AOCLF)
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Haemochromatosis
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Disease
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Viral Hepatitis


  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy

Biography & Education

About Dr Vishal Patel

Dr Vishal Patel is a Consultant Hepatologist and Endoscopist with experience in all aspects of liver disease, including abnormal liver function tests, hepatitis, fatty liver disease, autoimmune conditions, fibrosis and cirrhosis.

Dr Patel's NHS base is within the Liver Unit at King's College Hospital where he looks after patients with advanced chronic liver disease and related complications.

At Cleveland Clinic London Dr Patel works within the expert hepatology team to ensure patients receive the highest quality care, delivered in a welcoming and professional manner. He qualified from Guy’s & St Thomas’ Medical School and completed his specialist training in complex hepatology, liver intensive care and transplantation and interventional endoscopy at King's College Hospital.

Dr Patel conducts translational research as a Principal Investigator with his laboratory based at the Roger Williams Institute of Hepatology. His lab group investigates the gut microbiome and cell-free DNA pathways in ACLD to better understand the condition and develop new treatments.

He is Liver Research Lead at King's College Hospital and has secured National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) awarded funding to run one of the largest preventative liver trials in the U.K., as well as from the Intensive Care Society and Association of Physicians (U.K.). He continues to publish extensively contributing knowledge to the field and enjoys collaborating scientifically within the UK and globally.

Research & Publications

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Professional Memberships

Gut Microbiota for Health Expert Panel member, British Society of Gastroenterology Research Section, Association of Physicians (AoP), United Kingdom, British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL), BSG-BASL Liver Research Development Group, European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), International Society for Hepatic Encephalopathy & Nitrogen Metabolism (ISHEN), Intensive Care Society (ICS).

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NHS Base

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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