Dr John Saunders



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  • Accredited endoscopist

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Saunders is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician at the Royal United Hospital, Bath and practices privately at the BMI Bath Clinic and Circle Bath. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Bath. He qualified from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine and undertook his training in London and latterly in Wessex. This provided him with broad training in all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology.

He spent 3 years as a clinical research fellow and developed a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) and clinical nutrition. He is clinical lead for inflammatory bowel disease at the Royal United Hospital.

He performs all endoscopic procedures including; gastroscopy (endoscopy of the oesophagus and stomach), colonoscopy (endoscopy of the entire large bowel) and flexible sigmoidoscopy (endoscopy of the lower large bowel). He closely monitors his success and complication rates on a regular basis.

Dr Saunders consults once a week and can arrange early morning or evening appointments.

Areas of interest

Dyspepsia (indigestion), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (heartburn); Endoscopy (gastroscopy, colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy); Gastrointestinal cancers, including bowel cancer; Coeliac disease; Chronic diarrhoea; Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Inflammatory bowel disease; Iron deficiency anaemia; Nutrition; Unexplained abdominal pain

Medical secretaries

  • Gemma Adams
  • The Bath Clinic Longwood House Claverton Down Road Combe Down Bath BA2 7BR
  • 01225 683141
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