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Dr. Christos Tzivinikos

Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Clinics

Aerodigestive

Gastroenterology

Biography
Biography

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.

Clinics

Aerodigestive

Gastroenterology

Professional Background
1993-1999
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki , Greece

1999-2005
Hellenic Navy ( Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology )


2005-2011
General Pediatrics, Neonatology , Developmental Pediatrics
2012-2015
UK CCT in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Languages Spoken

English, Greek

Achievements Career Highlights


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

Research & Publications

1.

Evaluation of a European-wide survey on paediatric endoscopy training

https://fg.bmj.com/content/early/2018/09/07/flgastro-2018-101007.info

2.

Malignancy and mortality in paediatric-onset inflammatory bowel disease: a 3-year prospective, multinational study from the paediatric IBD Porto group of ESPGHAN.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29984520

3.

Developing a core outcome set for fistulising perianal Crohn's disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29437911

4.

Validity Evidence for Direct Observation of Procedural Skills in Paediatric Gastroscopy.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30216204

5.

Steroid treatment for longer than two weeks leading to admission predicts higher colectomy rates in ulcerative colitis

https://journals.lww.com/jpgn/Documents/ESPGHAN2018_Abstract%20Book_JPGN_FINAL_2018%2004%2006.pdf

6.

Cost effectiveness of Taurolock-Hep line lock by reducing Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections in children dependent on parenteral nutrition

https://journals.lww.com/jpgn/Documents/ESPGHAN2018_Abstract%20Book_JPGN_FINAL_2018%2004%2006.pdf

7.

Long-term outcomes of paediatric patients admitted for Acute Severe Colitis - a multicentre study from the paediatric IBD porto group of ESPGHAN

https://academic.oup.com/ecco-jcc/article-abstract/12/supplement_1/S208/4808486?redirectedFrom=fulltext

8.

Genital granulomatosis in male and female patients with Crohn`s disease: clinical presentation and treatment outcomes.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29029098

9.

20 years single tertiary centre experience of medical and surgical management of paediatric perianal Crohn's disease

https://journals.lww.com/jpgn/Documents/ESPGHAN2017_Abstracts%20Publication%20JPGN_FINAL.pdf

10.

Development of a paediatric endoscopy global rating scale: results of a national pilot

https://journals.lww.com/jpgn/Documents/ESPGHAN2017_Abstracts%20Publication%20JPGN_FINAL.pdf

11.

Therapeutic approaches for perianal fistula in paediatric and adolescent onset Crohn's disease – a multicentre cohort study

https://academic.oup.com/ecco-jcc/article/11/suppl_1/S296/2961376

12.

Differences in therapeutic approaches and outcomes in paediatric and adult onset Crohn's disease with perianal fistula: comparison of 2 multicentre fistula cohorts

https://academic.oup.com/ecco-jcc/article/11/suppl_1/S183/2961154

13.

Paediatric Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition and European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Guidelines.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27622898

14.

15.

European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition syllabus for subspecialty training: moving towards a European standard.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24979319

16.

1153 Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Measurement in the Prediction of Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Severity and Need for Ligation

https://adc.bmj.com/content/97/Suppl_2/A330.3

17.

Range of NICU Practice in England and Wales Regarding Thresholds for Neonatal Conjugated Hyperbilirubinaemia and Relevant Investigations

https://www.nature.com/articles/pr20111064

18.

756 Management of Jaundiced Term Babies -A Comparative Review of Two Epochs

https://www.nature.com/articles/pr2010965

19.

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome In Down Syndrome. An Assessment Of Prevalence And Symptom Frequency In An Outpatient Down Syndrome Population

https://adc.bmj.com/content/93/Suppl_2/pw597

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