Dr. Christos Tzivinikos is a Consultant Paediatric Gastoenterologist. He completed his entire general and subspeciality paediatric training in the UK in renowned tertiary hospitals in London (King’s College, St. Georges’, Royal London). He completed a MSc with merit in Paediatric Gastroenterology at Queen Mary University London and Institute of Child Health at Great Ormond Street Hospital. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in the UK. Prior to joining Al Jalila Children’s, Dr. Christos was the Chief of Paediatric Gastroenterology Division at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, one of the largest paediatric hospitals in Europe.
He cares for paediatric and adolescent patients for all aspects of paediatric gastroenterology diseases and has a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel (IBD) and eosinophilic GI diseases (EGID) and also performs a wide range of endoscopic procedures including placement endoscopic percutaneous gastrostomies from infants to adolescents. Dr. Christos has vast experience in running comprehensive multi-disciplinary feeding clinics for children with neurodisability and congenital heart disease and other chronic diseases. He is an elected member of the ESPGHAN Gastroenterology Committee 2018-2024 as well as an active member of the ESPGHAN IBD, Eosinophilic GI diseases and Endoscopy Working Groups participating in the development of new and up-to-date guidance for the management of GI disease in children.
ex- Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology Division , Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
Fellow of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health
Elected ESPGHAN GI Committee member ( 2018-2024)
MSc in Pediatric Gastroenterology , Queen Mary University London
ESPGHAN IBD Advanced course founder–internationally recognized expert in PIBD
Extensive experience on PEG service and multidisciplinary feeding clinics
International co-author in EPSGHAN/joint NAPSGHAN guidelines
International ESPGHAN Faculty in Pediatric Endoscopy courses
Evaluation of a European-wide survey on paediatric endoscopy training
Malignancy and mortality in paediatric-onset inflammatory bowel disease: a 3-year prospective, multinational study from the paediatric IBD Porto group of ESPGHAN.
Developing a core outcome set for fistulising perianal Crohn's disease.
Validity Evidence for Direct Observation of Procedural Skills in Paediatric Gastroscopy.
Steroid treatment for longer than two weeks leading to admission predicts higher colectomy rates in ulcerative colitis
Cost effectiveness of Taurolock-Hep line lock by reducing Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections in children dependent on parenteral nutrition
Long-term outcomes of paediatric patients admitted for Acute Severe Colitis - a multicentre study from the paediatric IBD porto group of ESPGHAN
Genital granulomatosis in male and female patients with Crohn`s disease: clinical presentation and treatment outcomes.
20 years single tertiary centre experience of medical and surgical management of paediatric perianal Crohn's disease
Development of a paediatric endoscopy global rating scale: results of a national pilot
Therapeutic approaches for perianal fistula in paediatric and adolescent onset Crohn's disease – a multicentre cohort study
Differences in therapeutic approaches and outcomes in paediatric and adult onset Crohn's disease with perianal fistula: comparison of 2 multicentre fistula cohorts
Paediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition and European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Guidelines.
European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition syllabus for subspecialty training: moving towards a European standard.
1153 Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Measurement in the Prediction of Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Severity and Need for Ligation
Range of NICU Practice in England and Wales Regarding Thresholds for Neonatal Conjugated Hyperbilirubinaemia and Relevant Investigations
756 Management of Jaundiced Term Babies -A Comparative Review of Two Epochs
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome In Down Syndrome. An Assessment Of Prevalence And Symptom Frequency In An Outpatient Down Syndrome Population
Paediatric Colonoscopy Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS): Evidence of Validity and Competency Development