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- Paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology & nutrition
Dr Michael Hii graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland in 1998 and obtained MRCPCH memberships in 2001. He received general paediatrics and gastroenterology training at London Hospitals. He has worked in tertiary gastroenterology centres including Great Ormond Street Hospital, Royal Free Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He spent a further two years working as Hepatology Clinical Fellow at the Supraregional Liver Centre at King's College Hospital post CCT.
He is currently Clinical Hepatology Lead in Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital, a tertiary paediatric gastroenterology centre accepting referrals from the wider Sussex area (St Richards, Worthing, Eastbourne and Conquest Hospitals). He held a locum Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist post in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital prior to the appointment of his current post. He also has an MSc in Paediatrics, which was received in 2003 at Birmingham University.
Dr Hii has broad experience in both general paediatrics and gastroenterology. He accepts referrals for both disciplines. He has recently set up a Paediatric Gut Investigation Clinic (PGIC) affiliated with Spire Gatwick Park Hospital. This clinic is supported by an experienced nurse, paediatric dietician and consultant paediatric radiologist. This clinic offers a variety of in house diagnostic tests including hydrogen breath test (lactose, sucrose, glucose, fructose, lactulose), skin prick test, 24 hour PH study, endoscopy (gastroscopy and colonoscopy), radiological investigations (MRI small bowel, transit marker study, barium swallow). Additionally this clinic also offers a child friendly phlebotomy service catering for all age groups (0-18 yr). For more information, please visit website www.paediatricgutinvestigation.co.uk.
Areas of interest
Constipation, Gastro-oesophageal reflux, Abdominal pain; Inflammatory bowel disease, irriable bowel syndrome, food allergy in infants and children, hydrogen breath testing (lactose/fructose/sucrose intolerance, small bowel bacterial overgrowth, peptic ulcer disease, diagnostic gastroscopy and colonoscopy
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- Spire Gatwick Park Hospital Povey Cross Road Horley RH6 0BB
- 07872 833636
- Laura Ward
- Private Patient and Overseas Co-Ordinator Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust Main Entrance St Mary¿s Hall Eastern Road Brighton BN2 5BE
- 01273 696955
- Video and telephone consultations
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Barbara M Bray Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist-Royal Alexandra Children Hospital, Brighton BN2 5BE
Inflammatory bowel disease
Cow's milk protein allergy
Chronic abdominal pain
Enjoys playing badminton, tennis and scuba diving
M Hii, A Butt. A chapter on Pancreatic Tumors. 6th edition-Walker’s Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease textbook. Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
C Smith, A Albayati , J Parker, M Hii, A Butt. Measured energy expenditure of non-ambulant, artificial fed, neurologically impaired patients: How predictive is the Oxford equation? Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition . 64():1-1017, April 2017. Presented at European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. Best poster prize winner in BSPGHAN 2017.
C Smith, A Albayati , K Hawley, A Butt, M Hii. Blinded enteral rate feed challenge: Application to the child with medically unexplained poor “enteral tolerance”. BSPGHAN 2016
A Matthew, P Venugopalan, M Hii. Clinical cases in paediatric DCH clinical examination 2016. Author for gastroenterology case.
A Wilson, I Ashworth, M Hii, S Hill. Long-term Outcome of Intestinal Epithelial Cell Dysplasia/Tufting Enteropathy-Jan 2014 BSPGHAN.
L Beltran, M Koenig, MR Howard, A Butt, M Hii, and M D Tarzi. High-titre circulating TTG antibodies predict small bowel villous atrophy, but decision cut-off limits must be locally validated. Seventh Annual Paediatric & Neonatal Research Symposium-Sept 2013.
Babu Vadamalayan, Michael Hii, Justin Kark, Ingvar Bjarnason. Feasibility of Small Bowel
Capsule Endoscopy in Children Under the Age of 4 Years. A single centre experience.
Frontline Gastroenterol. 2012;3(4):267-271.
M Hii, S Macdonald, V Horn, S Hill. Outcome of long-term instestinal failure over last 5 years; a single
centre experience. Poster presentation of Silver Anniversary Meeting of BSPGHAN-25/01/12-27/01/12.
M Hii, A Knisely, D Cross, M Davenport, A Dhawan. Low serum gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase value at diagnosis of biliary atresia predicts poor outcome of portoenterosotomy. Poster presentation for Association for the Study of Liver Diseases-62nd Annual Liver Meeting, San Francisco, USA-04/11/11-08/11/11.
M.Hii, T.Grammatikopoulos, D.Hadzic, G.Mieli-Vergani. Medium term outcome of de novo autoimmune hepatitis after liver transplantation in children; a single centre experience. Poster presentation (distinction) in61st Annual Liver Meeting for the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Boston, USA-29/10/10-02/11/10.
Courses offered to GPs
Short paediatric GI cases-GP meeting on 20.07.17
Constipation in children-GP meeting on 05.04.16
Paediatric gastroenterology-GP conference 24.03.14
- MBBS, BCH, BAO Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin 1998
- MRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2001
- MSc in Paeidatrics Birmingham University 2003
Reference number 5202931
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- member BSPGHAN 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health
British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
- Povey Cross RoadHORLEYRH6 0BB
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- Povey Cross RoadHORLEYRH6 0BB
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- Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital, BN2 5BE
- 17:00 - 18:00
- 01273 696955
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Jun Yee Tan-wife
tel no 07786802559