Dr Tim Cross qualified from St. Bartholomew’s hospital medical school in 1996. He trained in gastroenterology and endoscopy in London and Essex and then underwent subspeciality training in the liver transplant units at Addenbrooke’s hospital, Cambridge, the Royal Free hospital and Kings College hospital, London.
He undertook his postgraduate research in non-invasive assessment of liver damage at and was awarded his doctor of medicine degree (MD) in 2009. He was a consultant at the Southwest liver unit in Plymouth from 2009 before taking up his current post in Liverpool in 2012.
He has published over 100 peer reviewed abstract and publications and has edited one text book on liver medicine and is due to publish a second book on liver cancers in 2018.
He is current secretary of the British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL) and a committee member of HCC-UK, a UK special interest group researching in hepatocellular carcinoma.
He has introduced the first private fibroscan machine outside of London.