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I am a Consultant Gastroenterologist practicing at Circle Bath and BMI Bath Clinic.
I was appointed as a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist in 2010 and have a full time NHS contract at the Royal United Hospital, Bath where I am the Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology.
I Am Clinical Lead for Endoscopy at Circle Bath Hospital which has recently become JAG accredited. This accreditation shows that the Endoscopy unit has the highest standards in staff training, patient treatment and management.
I trained at Southampton University Medical School between 1993 and 1998. Following house jobs, I worked at a number of hospitals within Wessex before specializing in Gastroenterology. I spent 3 years as a research fellow at the University of Bath understanding the molecular mechanisms of Barrett's oesophagus, oesophageal cancer and other gastrointestinal cancers and was awarded a Ph.D in 2009 for this work.
I have a specialist interest in:
1 Heartburn ( Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease)
2 Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis
3 Endoscopy - gastroscopy and colonoscopy
4 Gastrointestinal cancers
5 Barrett's Oesophagus
6 Gall stones, biliary disease and endoscopic treatment
7 Iron deficiency anaemia
8 Unexplained pain and diarrhoea.
I perform all endoscopic procedures and monitor my success rates on a regular basis: Gastroscopy (endoscopy of the oesophagus and stomach) Colonoscopy (endoscopy of the entire large bowel) Flexible sigmoidoscopy (endoscopy of the lower large bowel) ERCP (endoscopy of the biliary tree e.g. gallstones) Oesophageal dilatation and stenting.
I offer appointments once a week on variable days and can arrange evening attendance.
Areas of interest
Gastroenterology; heart burn; inflammatory bowel disease; gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, crohn's disease; biliary disease; endoscopic treatment; Iron deficiency; anaemia; unexplained pain and diarrhoea
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Gastroenterologist and Endoscopy Lead, Royal United Hospital, Bath
- Bachelor of Medicine University of Southampton 1998
- Membership of Royal College of Physicians MRCP 2001
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) University of Bath 2009
- Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians FRCP RCP 2015
Reference number 4519469
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST GIM and Gastroenterology, 2010
- BMI Bath Clinic, BA2 7BR
- 08:00 - 19:00
- 01225 838825
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)
IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (5-50)
Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)
Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)
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