Meet The Team

Liasis, Dr Alki

Job Title

Consultant Electrophysiologyst Head of Clinical Services – Ophthalmology



Areas of special interest and special expertise

Areas of Expertise:

• Electrophysiology (Electroretinography and visual cortical evoked potentials)
• Eye movement recordings

Areas of Interest:

• Cerebral visual impairment
• Cranio-facial ophthalmology
• Nystagmus
• Neuro-ophthalmology
• Retinal dysfunction



• PhD University College London
• BSc Hons University of East London


• Health and care professions council (HCPC)
• The registration council for clinical physiologists (RCCP)
• British Society for clinical electrophysiologysts (Briscev)
• British society for clinical Neurophysiology (BSCN)
• Medical Defence Union

Research interests

• Electrophysiology of higher visual processing
• Investigating assessment and treatment of cerebral (cortical) visual impairment
• Paediatric neuro-ophthalmology


Dr Alki Liasis has had around 30 papers published in peer-reviewed journals including:


Thompson, D.A., Constable, P.A., Liasis, A., Walters, B., Esteban, M.T.,  2016. The physiology of the retinal pigment epithelium in Danon disease. Retina.36(3) pp. 629-38.

Kelberman, D., Islam, L., Lakowski, J., Bacchelli, C., Chanudet, E., Lescai, F., Patel, A., Stupka, E., Buck, A., Wolf, S., Beales, P.L., Jacques, T.S., Bitner-Glindzicz, M., Liasis, A., Lehmann, O.J., Kohlhase, J., Nischal, K.K., Sowden, J.C., 2014. Mutation of SALL2 causes recessive ocular coloboma in humans and mice. Hum Mol Genet. 23(10) pp. 2511-26.

Tsimpida, M., Thompson, D.A., Liasis, A., Smith, V., Kingston, J.E., Sagoo, M.S., Reddy, M.A., 2013. Visual outcomes following intraophthalmic artery melphalan for patients with refractory retinoblastoma and age appropriate vision. Br J Ophthalmol. 97(11) pp.1464-70.

Thompson, D.A., Lyons, R.J., Russell-Eggitt, I., Liasis, A., Jägle, H., Grünewald, S., 2013. Retinal characteristics of the congenital disorder of glycosylation PMM2-CDG.J Inherit Metab Dis. 36(6) pp. 1039-47.

Thompson, D.A., Lyons, R.J., Liasis, A., Russell-Eggitt, I., Jägle, H., Grünewald, S., 2012. Retinal on-pathway deficit in congenital disorder of glycosylation due to phosphomannomutase deficiency. Arch Ophthalmol. 130(6) pp. 712-9.

Mellow, T.B., Liasis, A., Lyons, R., Thompson, D.A., 2011. The reproducibility of binocular pattern reversal visual evoked potentials: a single subject design.Doc Ophthalmol. 122(3) pp. 133-9.

Liasis, A., Walters, B., Thompson, D., Smith, K., Hayward, R., Nischal, K.K., 2011. Visual field loss in children with craniosynostosis. Childs Nerv Syst. 27(8) pp. 1289-96.

Mellow, T.B., Liasis, A., Lyons, R., Thompson, D., 2011. When do asymmetrical full-field pattern reversal visual evoked potentials indicate visual pathway dysfunction in children? Doc Ophthalmol. 122(1) pp. 9-18.

Flynn, M., Liasis, A., Gardner, M., Boyd, S., Towell, T., 2009. Can illusory deviant stimuli be used as attentional distractors to record vMMN in a passive three stimulus oddball paradigm? Exp Brain Res. 197(2):153-61.

Liasis, A., Hildebrand, D., Clark, C., Katz, X., Gunny, R., Stieltjes, B., Taylor, D., 2009. Sensory function in severe semilobar holoprosencephaly. Neurocase. 15(2) pp.110-8. 

Presentations at conferences

Dr Alki Liasis is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health and is routinely invited to lecture internationally at scientific congresses.

GOSH IPP Clinic Details

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
International and Private Patients Service
The Harris International Patient Centre
The Octav Botnar Wing
Great Ormond Street
London WC1N 3JH

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7762 6822
Fax: +44 (0)20 7762 6743

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