Name and Position

Dr Vian Azzu

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 288534


Position: Consultant Hepatologist

Department Page: Gastroenterology

Secretary: Liver secretarial team (Debbie Downing, Lesley Sarstedt, Jane Markland, Sheri Zorlu)

Specialities: Gastroenterology

Sub-Speciality: Hepatology

Special Clinical Interests: management of patients with acute and chronic liver disease (e.g. alcohol-related liver disease, metabolic-associated fatty liver disease, autoimmune liver disease, viral hepatitis, drug-induced liver injury, benign/malignant liver tumours, management of the complications of cirrhosis, transplant hepatology).

Research Interests: metabolic-associated liver disease, primary immunodeficiency-associated liver disease.

Current Membership of Professional, National and Regional Bodies: British Association of the Study of the Liver (BASL), European Association of the Study of the Liver (EASL).

Universities and Degrees: University of Cambridge (BA Hons, MB BChir, MPhil, PhD), Royal College of Physicians (MRCP, ESEGH).

GMC Number: 7080208

Professional Profile: I completed my medical and doctoral degrees at the University of Cambridge and undertook academic physician training in the East of England Deanery. As a clinical lecturer, I conducted clinical trials and translational research in metabolic-associated fatty liver disease. I am passionate about research that can bring about tangible improvements to patients and dedicate half of my working time to academic hepatology. I also believe in the importance of educating the next generation of doctors/scientists and actively pursue university and postgraduate teaching.

Personal Profile: I spend most of my spare time with family and friends, and enjoy travelling, walking/hiking, and improving my golf skills when I can.