Dr Joshi


  • ERCP
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Cirrhosis
  • Liver disease
  • Liver transplant
  • Primary sclerosing cholangistis (PSC)

Dr Deepak Joshi

GMC: 6029191

Dr Deepak Joshi is a leading consultant hepatologist in London, who specialises in liver disease, liver transplant and cirrhosis. After qualifying in medicine at King's College in 2001 he went on to train in hepatology at the Institute of Liver Studies, where he carried out a PhD researching into predictors of fibrosis in patients following a liver transplant. He further honed his skills in endoscopy and ERCP, training at the reputable University College London Hospitals.

An active researcher in the hepatology field, he has published extensively in peer-reviewed papers, contributed to book chapters, and co-authored Hepatology at a Glance. His main clinical interests include biliary disease, as well as treatment and management of all kinds of conditions to do with the liver or pancreas. At present, he works as consultant hepatologist at the Guthrie Clinic, and consultant hepatologist at the Institute of Liver Studies, King's College Hospital.

  • Professional experience

    • Consultant Hepatologist, Guthrie Clinic, King's College Hospital, London (present)
  • Public positions

    • British Society of Gastroenterology liver committee member (2016 - present)
  • Education

    • MB BS King's College London
    • PhD King's College London
    • MRCP (UK)
  • Professional membership

    • British Society of Gastroenterology
    • European Association for the Study of Liver
    • British Association for the Study of Liver
  • Teaching posts

    • Consultant Hepatologist, Institute of Liver Studies, King's College Hospital, London
    • Clinical Lecturer King's College London
  • Publications and conferences

    • Palliative long-term abdominal drains in refractory ascites due to ESLD: a case series. Macken L, Joshi D, Messenger J et al. Palliat Med. 2017 Jul; 31(7):671-675.
    • Management of childhood liver diseases in adulthood. Joshi D, Gupta N, Samyn M et al. J Hep 2017 Mar; 66(3): 631-644.
    • Controversies in the management of PSC. Nayagam J, Pereira S, Devlin, J, Harrison P, Joshi D. World J Hep. 2016 Feb 18;8(5):265-72
    • Biliary and hepatic manifestations of IgG4 related disease. D Joshi and G Webster. APT 2014 Dec;40(11-12):1251-61
    • Liver disease in pregnancy. D Joshi, A James, A Quaglia, R Westbrook, MA Henegehan. The Lancet, 13th Feb 2010
    • Increasing burden of liver disease in patients with HIV infection. D Joshi, J O’Grady, B Gazzard, D Dietrech, K Agarwal. The Lancet. Vol. 377 April 2nd, 2011
  • Prizes and awards

    • Rising Star Award, 2009. International Liver Transplant Society.
    • British Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy Travel Grant 2012

 Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Abdominal pain
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Alcoholism
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Drug induced liver injury
  • Endoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Fatty liver
  • FibroScan
  • Gallstones
  • Haemangioma
  • Haemochromatosis
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Hepatology
  • Jaundice
  • Liver
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver cyst
  • Liver disease
  • Liver function tests
  • Liver transplant
  • Pancreatitis
  • Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)
  • Primary sclerosing cholangistis (PSC)
  • Pruritis
  • Second medical opinion
  • Viral hepatitis

Make an appointment


  • Guthrie Clinic
    King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, Brixton SE5 9RS - London (South London)
    (+44) 02039342053
  • The London Liver Centre, 4th floor, Emblem House
    27 Tooley St SE1 2PR - London (South London)
    (+44) 02079037197


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