- Viral hepatitis
- Liver disease in young people
- Endoscopy and ERCP
- Liver disease in elite sports people
- Abnormal liver enzymes
- Fatty liver disease
Dr Patrick Kennedy is a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Hepatologist at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. His research in immune mediated liver damage and progressive liver disease, particularly in viral hepatitis is known internationally.
He is widely published in the field of hepatology; he has produced novel work redefining disease categorisation and investigating the role of individualised treatment strategies for chronic hepatitis B virus.
He has a special interest in liver disease in young people and runs a dedicated young adult hepatology clinic at The Royal London. In addition, he has a specialist expertise in liver disease in elite sports people including working with premiership football clubs and managing viral hepatitis in professional athletes.
He is a member of the viral hepatitis clinical guideline committee for NICE and provides expert opinion for the United Kingdom Advisory Panel on blood-borne viruses.
Dr Kennedy enjoys football, running, equestrian sports, music and the arts.
Drinkers Like Me
Dr Patrick Kennedy advises Adrian Chiles on liver health in his BBC documentary on drinking.
6 things your liver wants for Christmas
This feature includes advice from Dr Kennedy on dietary modification and exercise.
How to drink mindfully for 30 days
Dr Kennedy warns of how symptoms of liver damage do not present until they are advanced.
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