Day, Prof Chris

Prof Chris DayConsultant Physician

  • Consultant Physician
  • Tel: 0191 213 7210
  • GMC Code: 2890201
  • Qualifications: MA (Cantab) MB BChir (Cantab) MD PhD (Newcastle University) FRCP (London) FMedSci
  • Special Interests

    Fatty liver disease related both to obesity and to alcohol with additional interests in drug-induced liver injury and liver fibrosis.

  • Biography

    I qualified from Cambridge in 1983 and subsequently trained in General Medicine and Hepatology in Newcastle, becoming a Consultant Hepatologist on the Liver Unit at the Freeman Hospital Newcastle upon Tyne in 1994 and Professor of Liver Medicine University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2000.  

    I was formerly Head of the School of Clinical Medical Sciences at Newcastle University and since April 2008 has been Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Medical Sciences.  My research interests are focused largely on fatty liver disease related both to obesity and to alcohol with additional interests in drug-induced liver injury and liver fibrosis.

    I am a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and an NIHR Senior Investigator. I am also Co-Editor for the Journal of Hepatology, and a member of the Council of the Medical Research Council and the Executive of the Medical Schools Council. I am the Chair of the Clinical Medicine Sub-Panel for the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) Exercise.

  • Directorate

    Medicine

  • Hospital Base

    Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Fatty liver clinic every Friday afternoon

  • Name of Secretary
    Helen Dobson
  • Any other Information

    Contact secretary: helen.dobson@nuth.nhs.uk

  • Chris Day 
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