Hepatology

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Dr Kosh Agarwal

Consultant Hepatologist & Transplant Physician
Qualifications:

BMedSci (Hons), MBBS, MRCP (UK), MD, FRCP (Ed), FRCP (London)

Year qualified:

1992

GMC No. or equivalent

3676446

Primary speciality:

Hepatology

Specialist interests:

Abnormal liver function tests
Viral hepatitis
Fatty liver

Professional memberships:

British Medical Association
International Liver Transplantation Society
American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
European Association for Study of the Liver
British Association for Study of the Liver

PA name:

Karen Baxter

Telephone:

+44 (0)20 3299 3252

Consulting address:

Guthrie Clinic
King's College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

Clinic times:

By Appointment

Biography

Dr Kosh Agarwal is a Consultant Hepatologist and Transplant Physician at the Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is also lead for the Viral Hepatitis service which is the largest treatment centre for the disease in the UK. He has accreditation in general internal medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology.

His specialist areas of interest and expertise are in the assessment and management of liver disease, specifically viral hepatitis (both Hepatitis B and C), hepatocellular cancer (HCC); the optimisation of end-stage liver disease symptoms in the context of assessment for liver transplantation and in pre-and post-transplant management of patients with liver disease.

Dr Kosh Agarwal graduated from Newcastle University. His postgraduate training was undertaken in Newcastle with the majority of his clinical and research training at the Regional Liver and Transplant Unit. Prior to his appointment at King’s, he was a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Regional Liver and Transplant Unit in Newcastle.

Dr Agarwal also spent a year at the Division of Liver Diseases, Mount Sinai, New York furthering his viral hepatitis expertise and developing an interest in adult-adult living related and multi-visceral transplantation. His research interests encompass adult liver transplantation, viral hepatitis, HIV-associated liver disease and hepatocellular cancer. He has published extensively.

He has contributed to several Department of Health initiatives regarding Hepatitis and acts as an advisor to the Hepatitis C Trust. He is an investigator for several ongoing studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of various antiviral treatment regimens for chronic Hepatitis B and C.

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