Dr. Michael Hii (based in London and Surrey)

Paediatric Gastroenterologist/Co-founder

Dr Michael Hii has been a consultant paediatric gastroenterologist at Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton since 2012. He gained his paediatrics and gastroenterology training from working at various hospitals in London.

He has worked in tertiary gastroenterology centres including Great Ormond Street Hospital, Royal Free Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He spent a further 2 years working as a Hepatology Clinical Fellow at the Supra-Regional Liver Centre at King’s College Hospital post CCT. He is currently the Clinical Hepatology lead in Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, a tertiary paediatric gastroenterology centre which covers the wider Sussex area and parts of Surrey. He held a locum Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist post in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital prior to the appointment of his current post. He also has an MSc in Paediatrics, which was received in 2003 at Birmingham University. He is a member of British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

His main interests are gut associated food allergies and intolerances, constipation, gastro-oesophageal reflux, infantile colic, nutrition, inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome. He also has broad experience in general paediatrics.

Dr Michael Hii is married to Jun Yee with two children. Outside of work, he enjoys playing tennis and hiking.

Meet Michael

Published and Presented Abstracts


M Hii,  A Butt.  A chapter on Pancreatic Tumors6th edition-Walker’s Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease textbook. Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE, UK

C Smith,  A Albayati , J Parker, M Hii,  A Butt. Measured energy expenditure of non-ambulant, artificial fed, neurologically impaired patients: How predictive is the Oxford equation? Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition . 64():1-1017, April 2017. Presented at European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. Best poster prize winner in BSPGHAN 2017.

C Smith,  A Albayati , K Hawley,  A Butt, M HiiBlinded enteral rate feed challenge: Application to the child with medically unexplained poor “enteral tolerance”.  BSPGHAN 2016

A Matthew, P Venugopalan, M Hii. Clinical cases in paediatric DCH clinical examination 2016. Author for gastroenterology case.

A Wilson, I Ashworth, M Hii, S Hill. Long-term Outcome of Intestinal Epithelial Cell Dysplasia/Tufting Enteropathy. BSPGHAN 2014

L Beltran, M Koenig, MR Howard, A Butt, M Hii, J Lavender, E Stainer, M Austin and M D Tarzi. High-titre circulating TTG antibodies predict small bowel villous atrophy, but decision cut-off limits must be locally validated. Seventh Annual Paediatric & Neonatal Research Symposium Brighton Sussex Medical School 2013.

B Vadamalayan, M Hii, J Kark, I Bjarnason. Feasibility of Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy in Children Under the Age of 4 Years. A single centre experience. Frontline  Gastroenterol. 2012;3(4):267-271.

 M Hii, S Macdonald, V Horn, S Hill. Outcome of long-term instestinal failure over last 5 years; a single centre experience. BSPGHAN 2012

M Hii, A Knisely, D Cross, M Davenport, A Dhawan. Low serum gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase value at diagnosis of biliary atresia  predicts poor outcome of portoenterosotomy. Poster presentation for Association for the Study of Liver Diseases-62nd Annual Liver Meeting, San Francisco 2011.

M.Hii, T.Grammatikopoulos, D.Hadzic, G.Mieli-Vergani.  Medium term outcome of de novo autoimmune hepatitis after liver transplantation in children; a single centre experience. 61st Annual Liver Meeting for the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Boston 2010

Hii, J.Ho, P Nagakumar. A case report of a neonate with transient oculomotor nerve palsy secondary to late onset of Group B Streptococci meningitis- European Society of Paediatrics Infectious Disease for 27th annual meeting  2009.