Dr Ian J London: Gastroenterology , General (internal) medicine
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Dr Ian J London

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine

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Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

About me

After training at St Thomas's Hospital, London, the South West of England and finally in the South East, I was appointed to a Clinical Lecturer post in Liverpool where I worked for three years. In 1999 I was appointed to my first full time clinical post working as a Consultant Gastroenterologist with a strong interest in endoscopy and its therapeutic application (gastroscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP), inflammatory bowel disease, IBS, coeliac disease, rectal bleeding/piles and dyspepsia.

As well as being the Clinical Lead in Endoscopy and gastroenterology, I developed a busy inflammatory bowel disease and general gastroenterology service and in my later role as the first Clinical Director of the Cheshire Bowel Screening Program I helped set up that new flagship regional service.

Last year I moved to my current NHS consultant post based at the Countess of Chester Hospital in order to support and develop a larger team of gastroenterologists, surgeons and interventional radiologists providing a 24 hour 7 day a week out of hours gastrointestinal bleeding service for our patients in Cheshire. I continue to teach at the Mersey School of Endoscopy and this helps to ensure I keep up to date in this fast moving area of my practice.

Areas of interest

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Dyspepsia (indigestion); Diarrhoea; Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Hepatology; Liver disease; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Ulcerative colitis; Crohn's disease; rectal bleeding; haemorrhoids; Reflux dyspepsia; Heartburn; Abdominal pain; Bloating; Diarrhoea; Coeliac disease; Food allergy; Dysphagia; Iron deficiency; anaemia; Choledocholithiasis; Gastroscopy; Flexible sigmoidoscopy; Colonoscopy; Endoscopic retrograde cholagiopancreatography; Ascities; Jaundice; Hepatitis; Autoimmune chronic active hepatitis; Haemachromatosis, Pernicious anaemia; Folate deficiency; Small bowel bacterial overgrowth;

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