Anthony Wierzbicki

Consultant and honorary professor in metabolic medicine and chemical pathology


Anthony Wierzbicki has been a consultant in metabolic medicine and chemical pathology at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 1995. He runs the lipid clinic in the Guy's and St Thomas' endocrinology service.

He is an honorary professor in lipids and cardiometabolic disease at King's College London.

He has also been a lecturer and honorary senior registrar in chemical pathology at Imperial College London.

Before this he was a registrar in medical biochemistry at University Hospital of Wales and a medical research council fellow at the University of Oxford.

He has also been chairman of the medical committee for HEART-UK.

He has been a member of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE):

  • technology and diagnostic appraisal committees
  • familial hypercholesterolaemia guideline group

He was also chair of the NICE lipid modification guideline.

Education and training

  • Doctorate of medicine (DM), University of Oxford, 2004
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, 2001
  • DPhil, University of Oxford, 1992
  • MA, University of Cambridge, 1987
  • Medicine (BMBCh), University of Oxford, 1986
  • BA, University of Cambridge, 1983

Research interests

  • Relationship of lipids to atherosclerosis
  • Role of lipids in peroxisomal diseases


His scientific contributions to atherosclerosis and lipid biology include 300 publications, 19 book chapters and 1 book.

Anthony Wierzbicki's publications on PubMed.

Last updated: September 2022

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