Dr Gillian M Watts



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About me

I qualified at St Mary’s Hospital, London in 1989 with BSc(Hons) MB BS. I trained in London, achieving MRCP in 1992 and then moved to Oxford for my specialist Gastroenterology training. I was awarded MD following research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease in 2001. I have been a consultant in Manchester for 19 years. I worked at Wythenshawe Hospital from 1999-2018. I now work solely in private practice. I became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2003. I was JAG Endoscopy Training Lead at Wythenshawe Hospital from 2008-2018. I was Inflammatory Bowel Disease, research and Audit Leads 2010-2016. I have held the position of Chairman of the Medicines Management Committee at Wythenshawe Hospital. I have been extensively involved in teaching undergraduate students from the University of Manchester, receiving a Gold Award in 2017/2018. I am an active examiner for MRCP PACES for the Royal College of Physicians and am a faculty trainer in colonoscopy at The Royal Liverpool University Hospital. I am also involved in the mentoring programme with the British Society of Gastroenterology.

Areas of interest

Adult patients. Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Crohn's Disease; Ulcerative Colitis; GORD; heartburn; acid reflux; dyspepsia; vomiting; nausea; difficulty swallowing; colorectal cancer; oesophageal cancer; stomach cancer; iron deficiency anaemia; abdominal pain; rectal bleeding; constipation; diarrhoea; bloating; irritable bowel syndrome; functional bowel symptoms; Coeliac disease; abnormal liver tests; bowel cancer; endoscopy; colonoscopy; gastroscopy; flexible sigmoidoscopy; polypectomy; polyp removal; colonic endoscopic mucosal resection; faecal incontinence

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (5-50)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (5-50)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • G8083

    Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

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