Dr Andrew Kirby

Associate Clinical Professor in Microbiology and Consultant Microbiologist

0113 3923929

Summary: Current research interests are focused on antibiotic use in surgical patients including antibiotic prophylaxis, appendicitis and diverticulitis.

Location: Microbiology, Old Medical School, Leeds General Infirmary

Teaching Commitments: Undergraduate Microbiology Teaching, MRes and PhD Supervisor


Dr Kirby is a Consultant Microbiologist and Lead Microbiologist within Gastrointestinal Surgery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals (LTHT), Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Microbiology at the University of Leeds (Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine).

Clinical and academic training was completed while a Clinical Lecturer at The University of Liverpool.  Dr Kirby has completed an MSc in Medical and Molecular Microbiology at the University of Manchester, and an MD at the University of Liverpool.