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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Accredited endoscopist
I am a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Imperial College Healthcare Trust.
I have a strong interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which was also the topic of my PhD at Imperial College, as well as colonoscopy and advanced polypectomy. I find the development of novel methods for assessing and risk-stratifying polyps in the GI tract and endoscopic techniques for their removal particularly fascinating.
Moreover, I am also particularly interested in the investigation and management of a broad spectrum of GI conditions such as chronic diarrhoea, dyspepsia and reflux, and chronic unexplained abdominal pain.
I have recently joined a Europe-wide interest group in Microscopic Colitis, a common but underdiagnosed cause for chronic diarrhoea in adults.
In my spare time I enjoy long-distance running, and cycling with my two young children.
Areas of interest
Inflammatory Bowel Disease including Microscopic Colitis; Endoscopy; Gastroscopy; Colonoscopy and Polypectomy; Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Dyspepsia and Reflux; Change in bowel habit: Diarrhoea and Constipation; BRAVO capsule.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
St Mary's Hospital
Novel imaging modalities in Inflamamtory Bowel Disease
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Greek, Modern - Native or bilingual
- French - Fluent
EA Russo, SA Khan, R Janisch, RN Gunn, EA Rabiner, SA Taylor, PM Matthews, TR Orchard. The role of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in the monitoring of inflammatory activity in Crohn’s disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2016 Nov;22(11):2619-2629.
A Plumb, A Menys, EA Russo, et al. Magnetic resonance imaging-quantified small bowel motility is a sensitive marker of response to medical therapy in Crohn’s disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2015 Aug;42(3):343-55
P Kennedy, EA Russo, et al. Effectiveness of prophylactic pancreatic stents in preventing post-ERCP pancreatitis: A two-year retrospective controlled study in a tertiary centre in London. Surg Endosc. 2010 Aug;24(8):1923-8
EA Russo, M Iacucci, et al. Survey regarding the use of adalimumab as maintenance therapy in Crohn’s disease in England and Ireland. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Mar;22(3):334-9.
EA Russo, AW Harris et al. Experience of maintenance infliximab therapy for refractory ulcerative colitis in England. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Feb 1;29(3):308-14.
- MBBS University College London Medical School 2003
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 2007
- MRCP Gastroenterology Royal College of Physicians 2015
- PhD Imperial College London 2015
- Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training JRCPTB 2017
Reference number 6073525
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Full registration GMC 2004
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Medicine and Gastroenterology, 2017
Affiliations / memberships
Member of the British Society of Gastroenterology
Member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- 116 Harley Street, London W1G JJL
- 17:00 - 19:30
- 020 1180 703
- 41 Welbeck Street London W1G 8DU
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 020 7118 0703
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.
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: DrEvangelosRusso