Roopen Arya

Professor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis

Roopen Arya is Laboratory Director and Clinical Lead for Haematology at King’s College Hospital.

Roopen is a Professor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis at King’s and Director of King’s Thrombosis Centre. He is Chair of the National VTE Programme Board at NHS England and Director of the National VTE Exemplar Centres Network.

He has worked at King’s since 1991 and was appointed Consultant Haematologist in 1999. His main interests are venous thromboembolism, thrombophilia and the new anticoagulants.

Roopen heads an active programme of clinical research around thrombosis, thrombophilia and anticoagulants. His laboratory interests centre on developing the utility of global coagulation assays in clinical settings and delineating the effects of the new anticoagulants.


Habib M, Roberts LN, Patel RK, Wendon J, Bernal W, Arya R. Evidence of rebalanced coagulation in acute liver injury and acute liver failure as measured by thrombin generation. Liver Int. 2013 Oct 27.

Patel J, Green B, Patel R, Marsh M, Davies G, Arya R. Population pharmacokinetics of enoxaparin during the antenatal period. Circulation. 2013 Sep 24;128(13):1462-9.

Roberts LN, Porter G, Barker RD,Yorke R, Bonner L, Patel RK, Arya R.Comprehensive venous thromboembolism prevention programme incorporating mandatory risk assessment reduces the incidence of hospital-associated thrombosis. Chest. 2013 Oct;144(4):1276-81.

Patel JP, Roberts LN, Chitongo PB, Patel RK, Arya R. More on normal prothrombin times in the presence of therapeutic levels of rivaroxaban – early experience from King's College Hospital. Br J Haematol. 2013 Sep;162(5):717-8.

Roberts LN, Patel RK, Chitongo PB, Bonner L, Arya R. Presenting D-dimer and early symptom severity are independent predictors for post-thrombotic syndrome following a first deep vein thrombosis. Br J Haematol. 2013 Mar;160(6):817-24.

Roberts LN, Patel RK, Chitongo P, Bonner L, Arya R. African-Caribbean ethnicity is associated with a hypercoagulable state as measured by thrombin generation. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 2013;24:40-9.


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Last updated: 23/09/2014