Meet The Team

Lindley, Dr Keith James

Job Title

Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist

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Areas of special interest and special expertise

• Inflammatory bowel disorders
• Motility disorders including Hirschsprungs and pseudoobstruction
• Neurogastroenterology
• Physiological evaluation of the GI tract
• Interventional endoscopy



• BSc (Hons) from London
• Postgraduate training in gastroenterology at GOSH
• PhD
• MB


• Member of Royal College of Physicians
• Royal College of Paediatrics
• British Society of Gastroenterology
• Association of Physicians, Physiological Society
• Co-chair of the London Centre for Paediatric Neurogastroenterology and Motility
• Convenor of the Gastroenterology section of the Physiological Society

Research interests

• Physiology of slow transit constipation
• Developing biomarkers of gastrointestinal food allergy
• Pathophysiology of food allergy induced gastroesophageal reflux
• Mucosal cytokine patterns in health and disease


Keith Lindley is the associate editor of the Journal of Paediatiric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and has written more than a 100 publications (both journals and chapters) including:

Tambucci, R., Thapar, N., Saliakellis, E., Pescarin, M., Quitadamo, P., Cristofori, F., Lindley, K.J., Borrelli, O., 2015. Clinical relevance of esophageal baseline impedance measurement: just an innocent bystander. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 60(6) pp. 776-82.

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.

Pacilli, M., Eaton, S., McHoney, M., Kiely, E.M., Drake, D.P., Curry, J.I., Lindley, K.J., Pierro, A., 2014. Four year follow-up of a randomised controlled trial comparing open and laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in children. Arch Dis Child. 99(6) pp. 516-21.

Meyer, R., Fleming, C., Dominguez-Ortega, G., Lindley, K., Michaelis, L., Thapar, N., Elawad, M., Chakravarti, V., Fox, A.T., Shah, N., 2014. Manifestations of food protein induced gastrointestinal allergies presenting to a single tertiary paediatric gastroenterology unit. World Allergy Organ J. 6(1) p 13.

Shahni, R., Wedatilake, Y., Cleary, M.A., Lindley, K.J., Sibson, K.R., Rahman, S., 2013. A distinct mitochondrial myopathy, lactic acidosis and sideroblastic anemia (MLASA) phenotype associates with YARS2 mutations. Am J Med Genet A. 161A(9) pp. 2334-8.

Presentations at conferences

Keith Lindley has been invited to speak at numerous conferences at both national and international level on 4 continents.

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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