Gastroenterology Consultants

Dr Alistair King

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General information:

General information:
Name, qualifications:

Dr Alistair King PhD FRCP

Practising at:

Hemel Hempstead Hospital, St Albans City Hospital, Watford General Hospital


Gastroenterology, General Medicine


Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP

Special clinical interests:

Bowel cancer screening, pancreatico-biliary medicine, viral hepatitis

Current posts:

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Year of first medical qualification:


Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians, British Society of Gastroenterology, Mount Vernon Cancer Network

Contact details:
  • Secretary's name: Angela Rogers
  • Secretary's telephone number: 01442 287645
  • Secretary's email address:


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. He is also the clinical director of the West Herts Bowel Cancer Screening Centre, and is an accredited screening colonoscopist.

Personal profile

Dr King lives in St Albans with his wife and 2 children. He plays guitar and is also a keen off-piste skier.

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