Christine Pierce

Dr Christine Pierce is a Paediatric Intensivist at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

She works on the Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units. 


  • persistent pulmonary hypertension of the new born
  • non-accidental injury
  • the morbidity of intensive care

Qualifications and training


Research interests

  1. Als LC, Tennant A, Nadel S, Cooper M, Pierce CM, Garralda ME. Persistence of Neuropsychological Deficits Following Pediatric Critical Illness. Crit Care Med. 2015 May 8.
  2. Als LC, Picouto MD, Sau-Ming Hau S, Nadel S, Cooper M, Pierce CM, Kramer T, Garralda ME Mental and physical wellbeing following admission to pediatric intensive care. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2015; Apr 21;1-5. 
  3. Adams GGW, Agrawal S, Sekhri R , Peters MJ, Pierce CM Appearance and Location of Retinal Hemorrhages in Critically Ill Children. BJO 2013; 97:1138-1142.
  4. Colville GA, Pierce CM. Children’s self-reported quality of life after intensive care treatment. Ped CCM 2013 Feb 14(2) e85. Erratum in: Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 May;14(4):446. 
  5. Als LC, Nadel S, Cooper M, Pierce CM, Sahakian BJ, Garralda ME Neuropsychological function five months following admission to paediatric intensive care with meningo-encephalitis, sepsis, and other disorders: A prospective study of school-aged children. CCM 2013; Apr(4): 1094-103.
  6. Colville G, Kerry S, Pierce CM Patterns of post-traumatic stress symptoms in families after paediatric intensive care. ICM 2012: Sep;38(9):1523-31.
  7. Agrawal S,Adams GGW, Peters MJ, Pierce CM Prevalence of Retinal Hemorrhages in Critically Ill Children. Pediatrics 2012:129:6; 2011-2772. 
  8. Steinhorn RH, Kinsella JP, Butros G, Dilleen M, Oakes M, Pierce CM, Wessel L. Intravenous Sildenafil in the Treatment of Neonates with Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn J of Paediatrics 2009 Dec;155: 841-847.