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Professor of Endoscopy & Consultant Gastroenterologist

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist
  • Adjunct Professor of Endoscopy
  • Director of Kennedy Leigh Academic Endoscopy Unit

Procedures

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Most common conditions seen

  • Colonic polyps
  • Colonoscopy aspects of Inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease)
  • Early colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy aspects of polyposis syndrome

Most common symptoms seen

  • Rectal bleeding
  • Change in bowel habit/diarrhoea
  • Anaemia
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation

Background

Qualified from University College Hospital (MB BS) in 1988. He was awarded MRCP in 1991 and was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist with a special interest in colonoscopy in 1997 at St. Mark’s Hospital London, a Tertiary Hospital for complex bowel disorders. He was awarded FRCP in 2002 and an honorary FRCS in 2016. He is Director of Bowel Cancer Screening for North West London and an active member of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Training

  • Trained in general medicine and gastroenterology at the Darlington Memorial Hospital, Lewisham Hospital and Guy’s Hospital London and in colonoscopy at St. Mark’s Hospital.

Clinical interests and areas of expertise

  • All aspects of colonoscopy practice
  • EMR/ESD procedures, advanced polypectomy
  • Neoplasia in inflammatory bowel disease
  • Bowel cancer screening and prevention

Research interests

  • Neoplasia detection at colonoscopy
  • Advanced polypectomy – mucosal resection, submucosal dissection

Qualifications

  • MB BS 1988
  • MRCP 1991
  • MD 1996
  • FRCP 2002
  • FRCS 2016

GMC Number: 3285024

Date of Registration: 1988

Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Society of Gastroenterology (surgery section committee member)
  • European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist
  • Adjunct Professor of Endoscopy
  • Director of Kennedy Leigh Academic Endoscopy Unit

Procedures

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Most common conditions seen

  • Colonic polyps
  • Colonoscopy aspects of Inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease)
  • Early colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy aspects of polyposis syndrome

Most common symptoms seen

  • Rectal bleeding
  • Change in bowel habit/diarrhoea
  • Anaemia
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation

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