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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
- Inflammatory bowel disease
Prof R Sidhu graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland with honours. She did her specialist gastroenterology training in Sheffield and a period of research and a further degree (MD) with the University of Sheffield. She provides gastroenterology consultations for a variety of problems including change in bowel habit, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, gastro- oesophageal reflux disease, anaemia, coeliac disease etc. She also performs gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy.
Prof Sidhu is the first female gastroenterologist to have ever been awarded the Hopkins Endoscopy prize in 2012 by the British Society of Gastroenterology, for her work in small bowel endoscopy.
She is part of the curricula group of the European Society of gastroenterology and devising a curriculum for training in small bowel endoscopy.
She was conferred an honorary chair by the University of Sheffield Nov 2018. She also led a position statement on the use of proposal sedation for complex endoscopy in the UK which is endorsed by the BSG, RcoA and JAG.
Areas of interest
gastroscopy; colonoscopy; flexible sigmoidoscopy;enteroscopy; capsule endoscopy, Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease; dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome; inflammatory bowel disease; anaemia, change in bowel habit, malabsorption, coeliac disease, gluten sensitivity, constipation, obscure gi bleeding.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist , Hon Professor university of Sheffield.
NHS Base Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Honorary Professor University of Sheffield Nov 2018
small bowel endoscopy.
Prof Sidhu has trained several clinical fellows including from other countries both in research and endoscopy.
Prof Sidhu supervised one of the only two national Post CCT JRCPTB fellows in gastroenterology in 2014/2015.
Reading, listening to music, travelling around the world, modern art
Prof Sidhu is one of the most published on small bowel research in the UK. She was awarded the Hopkins Endoscopy Prize by the British Society of Gastroenterology in 2012, the first ever female gastroenterologist to be recognized with this prize.
National British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines on capsule endoscopy and enteroscopy. Over 80 other publications including original articles, reviews, letters and book chapters.
Co-author of European guidelines on small bowel endoscopy 2015.
- Mb BCH BAO LRCP & SI (NUI) Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland 1999
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians London 2002
- MD University of Sheffield 2008
Reference number 5202553
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- British Society of Gastroenterology Web Editor for Education BSG 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC, 2009
- Claremont Hospital, S10 5UB
- 18:30 - 21:00
- 0114 263 0330
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