Consultant Profile

Dr Alistair King

Dr Alistair King MBBS, MRCP, BSc, PhD
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Liver disease
Special clinical interests:

Gastrointestinal cancer
Pancreatic and biliary disorders
Viral hepatitis

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hemel Hempstead Hospital and St Albans City Hospital

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians of London
British Medical Association
British Society of Gastroenterology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 585 112
Private secretary telephone number:
01582 765015
Private secretary fax:
01582 765015
Private secretary email address:
Out-patient clinics held on alternate Tues evenings. Endoscopy sessions held on alternate Mon mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr King graduated from The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 1991. He completed his specialist training in gastroenterology and general medicine on the South East Thames Specialist Registrar training rotation which included posts at King's College Hospital Liver Unit and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals. He undertook research at St Thomas' Hospital, which led to a PhD from the University of London.

Dr King enjoys all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology but has special interests in endoscopy, gastrointestinal cancer, pancreatic and biliary disorders and viral hepatitis.

Dr King provides an outpatient practise covering all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology at Spire Harpenden Hospital. He also performs diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and colonscopy onsite at Spire. His NHS links allow him to offer comprehensive and rapid investigation and treatment of patients with gastrointestinal complaints.

Please note that Dr King does not see patients under the age of 18. 

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Dr Alistair King

Dr Alistair King Gastroenterology Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

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