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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology & nutrition
I am a Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Honorary Reader at the Centre for Paediatric Gastroenterology in Sheffield.
I graduated from Aberdeen Medical School in 1985 and started paediatric gastroenterology training in 1987/8. In the early 1990s I spent five years working in Australia, as a Clinical Research Fellow in gastroenterology and cystic fibrosis at the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation in Brisbane with Prof Ross Shepherd. While there I was awarded my Medical Doctorate on cystic fibrosis genetics and energy expenditure.
Areas of interest
Reflux; constipation; diarrhoea; poor growth; abdominal pain; feeding problems; lactose intolerance; vomiting; blood in the poo; IBD; ulcerative colitis; Crohn's; oesophagitis; eosinophilic oesophagitis; coeliac disease; dairy allergy; multiple food allergies; abdominal migraine; gastritis; ulcers; helicobacter pylori; liver disease; hepatitis; poor nutrition; FPIES; anaemia; abdominal bloating; Giardia; obesity; interventional endoscopy; wireless capsule video endoscopy; sucrose intolerance; fructose intolerance; achalasia; small bowel failure; gall stones; pancreatitis; cholecystitis.
- Kate King
- 234 Great Portland Street LONDON W1W 5QT
- 020 7390 8315
- 020 3137 1685
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Sheffield Children's Hospital
General gastroenterology, gastro-oesophageal reflux and vomiting, food allergy (gastrointestinal allergy), Coeliac disease, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhoea, excessive crying and discomfort in infancy, nutritional concerns, feeding problems, swallowing difficulties.
Fell running, climbing, skiing, and mountain biking are amongst my interests.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
- Italian - Basic
I have published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles including many original research studies in the area of infant and childhood gastro-oesophageal reflux, and also over 30 invited reviews, and heads a large research group. I am author of over 40 Paediatric GI Chapters in International Textbooks and am co-author of 7 paediatric textbooks including the standard text for MRCPCH, ‘Concise Paediatrics’. I am co-editing the textbook which will become the standard for the paediatric oesophagus and stomach at present.
Reference number 3096040
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
British Society of Gastroenterology Member
British Society of Hepatology and Nutrition Member
European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
British Medical Association
Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland
General Medical Council