Professor Clement Kiire is a Consultant Gastroenterologist
• General Gastroenterology
• Hepatology (Liver Disease)
• Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
• Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
• Viral Hepatitis
• Inflammatory Bowel Disease
• Functional Bowel Disease
• Coeliac Disease
• Tropical Gastroenterology
• Auto Immune Liver Disease
I qualified at Makerere University in Uganda in 1975 and went on to complete higher medical training attaining the degree of Master of medicine (internal medicine) in 1980, followed by training in the UK and acquiring the MRCP UK in 1983. I then trained in Edinburgh specialising in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Between 1984 and 1995 I was appointed Lecturer, then senior Lecturer followed by Associate Professor and finally Professor of Medicine at the University of Zimbabwe. During this time I was appointed to various committees and international organisations including working for the World Health Organisation as a Consultant on viral hepatitis and liver cancer. I was also a member of the International Task Force on hepatitis B.
In 1995 I was appointed as Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Southport & Ormskirk Hospital - where I was appointed Clinical Director and lead clinician for cancer. I am also an Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Zimbabwe and a visiting Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Cape Town.
I have published over 100 papers in scientific journals, 4 books and chapters in another 30 books. My research interests include. Portal Hypertension, Viral Hepatitis, Liver Cancer, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage; Iron Overload Syndromes; Parasitic GI Disease; Gastrointestinal Malignancy.
I partially retired from the NHS in March 2017 and now work full time for Ramsay Health Care as a Consultant Gastroenterologist.