Rachael Harry

Hepatologist

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Rachael Harry is a specialist in liver disease or consultant hepatologist.  She is one of four hepatologists who work on the national liver and liver transplant unit at Auckland Hospital (NZLTU) and the only specialist practicing in private in New Zealand who specializes only in liver disease.  Having trained in one of the largest liver units in Europe and having worked as a consultant in both the UK and NZ, she has a wealth of experience in all aspects of liver disease, some of which are listed below.  She has a relaxed and empathic approach and is happy to see patients with any concerns about their liver health either by self-referral or by referral from another practitioner.

Areas of Expertise:

  • All areas of liver disease
  • Investigation of jaundice and abnormal liver function tests
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Viral hepatitis (Hepatitis B and C)
  • Non Alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Metabolic liver disease
  • Autoimmune liver disease
  • Cholestatic liver diseases (primary sclerosing cholangitis, primary biliary cirrhosis)
  • Primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma)
  • Liver transplantation

 

Qualifications:

  • MA (Oxon), MB BS, MD (London), FRCP (UK)

 

Experience:

Consultant level appointments

  • Consultant hepatologist, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK 2004-2007
  • Consultant hepatologist NZLTU 2008 to present
  • Visiting hepatologist, Whangarei Base Hospital, 2012 to present

 

Training:

Undergraduate

  • Corpus Christi College, Oxford University ( MA (Oxon)
  • St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London University (MB BS with honours)

 

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • SE London and SE Thames region, UK

 

Hepatology

  • Kings College Hospital, London UK and NZLTU, Auckland

 

Research:

  • Post graduate doctoral thesis relating to cardiovascular changes in liver disease (MD, London)