Dr Fevronia Kiparissi

Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist


Dr Fevronia Kiparissi is a Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and University College London Hospitals (UCLH). Fevronia read Medicine at the University of Tübingen, Germany, before completing her training in General Paediatrics and Paediatric Gastroenterology in the UK and Germany and at GOSH. She has worked at GOSH since 2002.

She has a broad interest in Paediatric Gastrointestinal diseases, especially in Mucosal Immunology conditions like Gastrointestinal Food Allergy, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Infant IBD and Coeliac Disease. She is the lead in Transition and Adolescent Gastroenterology, coordinating transition of patients to UCLH. 


• Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) 
• Early onset IBD, Coeliac disease 
• Non-IgE mediated food allergies
• Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal pain) 
• Adolescent Medicine 

• GMC registration number 4383916 (full registration) 
• RCPCH registration number 16266 
• CCT Paediatric Gastroenterology, Germany 15.03.2009 
• CCT Paediatrics, Germany and UK 14.05.2008 and 19.06.2008 
• MSc Clinical Paediatrics, University College London/ Institute of Child Health, London Sept 2003 to Sept 2005 
• MRCPCH October 2001 
• FRCPCH March 2014  
• Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology  
• Great Ormond Street Hospital/University College London Hospital, London 14.06.2010 

• Mucosal immunology 

News & Publications


Kiparissi, F., 2009, Drug-induced liver injury. In: M, Beattie, A. Dhawan, John. W.L. Puntis ed, 2009. The Oxford Handbook of  Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Oxford: Oxford Medical Publications. 


Mutalib, M., Blackstock, S., Evans, V., Huggett, B., Chadokufa, S., Kiparissi, F., Elawad, M., 2015. Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease and inflammatory bowel disease in children: is it a disease continuum? Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 27(1) pp. 20-3.  

Mutalib, M., Borrelli, O., Blackstock, S., Kiparissi, F., Elawad, M., Shah, N., Lindley, K., 2014. The use of sirolimus (rapamycin) in the management of refractory inflammatory bowel disease in children. J Crohns Colitis. 8(12) pp. 1730-4. 

Cristofori, F., Thapar, N., Saliakellis, E., Kumaraguru, N., Elawad, M., Kiparissi, F., Köglmeier, J., Andrews, P., Lindley, K.J., Borrelli, O., 2014. Efficacy of the neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist aprepitant in children with cyclical vomiting syndrome. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 40(3) pp. 309-17.  

Murch, S., Jenkins, H., Auth, M., Bremner, R., Butt, A., France, S., Furman, M., Gillett, P., Kiparissi, F.,Lawson, M., McLain, B., Morris, M.A., Sleet, S., Thorpe, M; BSPGHAN. 2013. Joint BSPGHAN  and Coeliac UK guidelines for the diagnosis and management of coeliac disease in children. Arch Dis Child. 98(10) pp. 806-11.  

Jenkins, H.R., Murch, .S.H, Beattie, R.M.; Coeliac Disease Working Group of British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. 2012. Diagnosing coeliac disease. Arch Dis Child. 97(5) pp.393-4. 

Russell, R.K., Wilson, M.L., Loganathan, S., Bourke, B., Kiparissi, F., Mahdi, G., Torrente, F., Rodrigues, A., Davies, I., Thomas, A., Akobeng, A.K., Fagbemi, A., Hyer, W., Spray, C., Vaish, S., Rogers, P., McGrogan, P., Heuschkel, R.B., Ayub, N., Fell, J.M., Afzal, N.A., Green, M., Murphy, M.S., Rao, P., Shah, N., Ho, G.T., Naik, S., Wilson, D.C., 2011. A British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition survey of the effectiveness and safety of adalimumab in children with inflammatory bowel disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 33(8) pp. 946-53.  

Smith, V.V., Schäppi, M.G., Bisset, W.M., Kiparissi, F., Jaffe, A., Milla, P.J., Lindley, K.J., 2009. Lymphocytic leiomyositis and myenteric ganglionitis are intrinsic features of cystic fibrosis: studies in distal intestinal obstruction syndrome and meconium ileus. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 49(1) pp.42-51. 

Thapar, N., Lindley, K.J., Kiparissi, F., Elawad, M.A., Ashworth, M., Veys, P., Gaspar, H.B., Hill, S.M., Milla, P.J., Shah, N. 2008. Treatment of intractable ulcerating enterocolitis of infancy by allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 6(2) pp. 248-50.

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