MB BS BMedSci MD FRCP
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Dr Cross qualified from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School (University of London) in 1996. He commenced general gastroenterology training in 2000 and then sub-specialized in liver medicine. He underwent training in liver medicine and liver transplantation at Addenbrookes hospital, Cambridge; The Royal Free Hospital, London and Kings College Hospital Liver unit, where he undertook clinical research into assessment of liver scarring (fibrosis) including work with fibroscan when it was in its infancy. He was appointed as a consultant in 2008 at the South West Liver unit in Derriford Hospital, Plymouth before relocating to his current appointment in the North West.
Dr Cross sees patients with abnormal liver blood results and has wide experience in seeing patients with alcohol related liver damage, fatty liver disease, autoimmune liver disease (including autoimmune hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, primary biliary cholangitis), metabolic liver disease (e.g. genetic haemochromatosis) and viral hepatitis (hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C). He also has research interests into a hepatocellular carcinoma, which is more prevalent in patients with advanced liver damage.
His practical procedures include diagnostic upper and lower GI endoscopy and FibroscanTM.
Dr Cross is currently secretary of the British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL). He has edited two text books on liver disease and has published over 100 peer reviewed abstracts, chapters and papers.
What our patients say
Dr Cross made me feel at ease straightaway and was very re-assuring in looking at my symptoms and diagnosis.His explanations of my various test results were done in a simple and effective manner leaving me assured that I was in good hands.I would have no hesitation in recommending Dr Cross- Thank you
Tim was exceptional in every respect, his manner, very responsive , he explained everything, all which gives confidence to the patient , would definitely recommend him.