Dr Alki Liasis

Consultant Electrophysiologyst Head of Clinical Services – Ophthalmology
Dr Alki Liasis
Dr Alki Liasis


Dr Alki Liasis is the Head of Clinical Service, and the Joint Director of Service for the Electrophysiologists in the Ophthalmology department.  

Dr Liasis is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University College London (UCL) Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. 


  • Electrophysiology (Electroretinography and visual cortical evoked potentials) 
  • Eye movement recordings  
  • Cerebral visual impairment  
  • Cranio-facial ophthalmology  
  • Nystagmus  
  • Neuro-ophthalmology 
  • Retinal dysfunction


• PhD University College London  
• BSc Hons University of East London  
• Health and care professions council (HCPC)  
• The registration council for clinical physiologists (RCCP)  
• British Society for clinical electrophysiologysts (Briscev) 
• British society for clinical Neurophysiology (BSCN)  
• Medical Defence Union 

  • Electrophysiology of higher visual processing 
  • Investigating assessment and treatment of cerebral (cortical) visual impairment  
  • Paediatric neuro-ophthalmology 

News & Publications

Thompson, D.A., Constable, P.A., Liasis, A., Walters, B., Esteban, M.T.,  2016. The physiology of the retinal pigment epithelium in Danon disease. Retina.36(3) pp. 629-38. 

Kelberman, D., Islam, L., Lakowski, J., Bacchelli, C., Chanudet, E., Lescai, F., Patel, A., Stupka, E., Buck, A., Wolf, S., Beales, P.L., Jacques, T.S., Bitner-Glindzicz, M., Liasis, A., Lehmann, O.J., Kohlhase, J., Nischal, K.K., Sowden, J.C., 2014. Mutation of SALL2 causes recessive ocular coloboma in humans and mice. Hum Mol Genet. 23(10) pp. 2511-26. 

Tsimpida, M., Thompson, D.A., Liasis, A., Smith, V., Kingston, J.E., Sagoo, M.S., Reddy, M.A., 2013. Visual outcomes following intraophthalmic artery melphalan for patients with refractory retinoblastoma and age appropriate vision. Br J Ophthalmol. 97(11) pp.1464-70. 

Thompson, D.A., Lyons, R.J., Russell-Eggitt, I., Liasis, A., Jägle, H., Grünewald, S., 2013. Retinal characteristics of the congenital disorder of glycosylation PMM2-CDG. J Inherit Metab Dis. 36(6) pp. 1039-47. 

Thompson, D.A., Lyons, R.J., Liasis, A., Russell-Eggitt, I., Jägle, H., Grünewald, S., 2012. Retinal on-pathway deficit in congenital disorder of glycosylation due to phosphomannomutase deficiency. Arch Ophthalmol. 130(6) pp. 712-9. 

Mellow, T.B., Liasis, A., Lyons, R., Thompson, D.A., 2011. The reproducibility of binocular pattern reversal visual evoked potentials: a single subject design. Doc Ophthalmol. 122(3) pp. 133-9. 

Liasis, A., Walters, B., Thompson, D., Smith, K., Hayward, R., Nischal, K.K., 2011. Visual field loss in children with craniosynostosis. Childs Nerv Syst. 27(8) pp. 1289-96. 

Mellow, T.B., Liasis, A., Lyons, R., Thompson, D., 2011. When do asymmetrical full-field pattern reversal visual evoked potentials indicate visual pathway dysfunction in children? Doc Ophthalmol. 122(1) pp. 9-18. 

Flynn, M., Liasis, A., Gardner, M., Boyd, S., Towell, T., 2009. Can illusory deviant stimuli be used as attentional distractors to record vMMN in a passive three stimulus oddball paradigm? Exp Brain Res.197(2):153-61. 

Liasis, A., Hildebrand, D., Clark, C., Katz, X., Gunny, R., Stieltjes, B., Taylor, D., 2009. Sensory function in severe semilobar holoprosencephaly. Neurocase. 15(2) pp.110-8.  

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