Dr Ameet Dhar is a Consultant Hepatologist in the Liver and Anti-viral Unit at St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, and in the Department of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at the Royal Free Hospital, London. He is also Clinical Lead for Hepatology at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
Dr Dhar qualified in medicine from Guy's and St. Thomas's Hospital in London and went on to complete his training in general internal medicine and gastroenterology in North West London. He undertook a sub-speciality training in hepatology at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Free Hospital during which he also obtained his PhD studying the mechanisms of liver fibrosis, including in Hepatitis C pre- and post-transplantation, and the role of coagulation proteins.
Dr Dhar performs upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy and sees and treats patients with all general liver diseases including alcohol-related liver disease, fatty liver disease, viral hepatitis, autoimmune disorders of the liver. He is Lead for cirrhosis and portal hypertension, pre- and post-transplant medical care at St Mary's Hospital.
Dr Dhar is actively involved in clinical research and has a keen interest in care for patients with cirrhosis and prevention of liver fibrosis. He has co-authored a number of peer-review publications and regularly presents at national and international conferences. Dr Dhar is also passionate about teaching and he is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London.
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