- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Metabolic medicine
Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist (>10 years) with broad experience in both general and highly specialist gastroenterology through working in a nationally renowned tertiary referral centre. A highly experienced endoscopist in diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy with an excellent safety record. 10 years experience of video capsule enteroscopy (Pillcam). A national reputation in intestinal disease (including Coeliac), malabsorption, intestinal failure and nutrition, additionally providing a regional service for pancreatic disorders, specialist ERCP and video capsule enteroscopy.
Areas of interest
Upper GI disorders - dypepsia; heartburn; indigestion and swallowing difficulties; gastroscopy
Intestinal disorders - Coeliac disease; food intolerances; weight loss and nutritional deficiencies; video capsule enteroscopy (Pillcam);
Colonic disorders - Irritable bowel syndrome; inflammatory bowel disease; bloating; abdominal pain; colonoscopy;
Pancreatic disease; biliary disease.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Addenbrooke's Hospital) since 2002
Coeliac disease, intestinal failure and intestinal transplantation
Natural History (moths and reptiles); classical music (performance ARCM on flute); mountaineering and languages.
Only English fluently (sadly)
Sharkey L, Corbett G, Lee J, Currie E, Sweeney N, Woodward JM. Optimising delivery of care in Coeliac Disease – comparison of the benefits of repeat biopsy and serological follow up. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Nov;38(10):1278-91 (Accompanying commentary)
Ersche KD, Stochl J, Woodward JM, Fletcher PC . The skinny on cocaine: Insights into eating behavior and body weight in cocaine-dependent men. Appetite. 2013 ;71: 75-80.
Walker MM and Woodward JM. A clinicopathological approach to the diagnosis of Coeliac disease. Diagnostic Histopathology 2012; 18: 402-410
Woodward JM. The management of Refractory Coeliac Disease. Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Diseases epub ahead of print, January 2013
Liu H. Brais R. Lavergne-Slove A. Jeng Q. Payne K. Ye H. Liu Z. Carreras J. Huang Y. Bacon CM. Hamoudi RA. Save V. Venkatraman L. Isaacson PG. Woodward J. Du MQ.
Continual monitoring of intraepithelial lymphocyte immunophenotype and clonality is more important than snapshot analysis in the surveillance of refractory coeliac disease.
Gut. 59(4):452-60, 2010 Apr.
Middleton SJ. Nishida S. Tzakis A. Woodward JM. Duncan S. Watson CJ. Wiles A. Sivaprakasam R. Butler AJ. Gabe SM. Jamieson NV. Cambridge-Miami score for intestinal transplantation preoperative risk assessment: initial development and validation. Transplantation Proceedings. 42(1):19-21, 2010 Jan-Feb.
Woodward JM. Priest AN. Hollingsworth KG. Lomas DJ. Clinical application of magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the liver in patients receiving long-term parenteral nutrition.
Jpen: Journal of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition. 33(6):669-76, 2009 Nov-Dec.
Wiles A. Woodward JM. Recent advances in the management of intestinal failure-associated liver disease. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care. 12(3):265-272, May 2009.
Nightingale J. Woodward JM Guidelines for management of patients with a short bowel.
Gut. 55 Suppl 4:iv1-12, 2006 Aug.
Woodward JM. Artificial nutrition support. Chapter 11.6, pp535-549 In Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 5th ed (2010) eds Warrell, DA; Cox TM and Firth JD, Oxford University Press
Woodward JM. Oral and enteral nutrition support. Chapter 21 In Nutrition and the Cancer Patient (2010) eds Del Fabbio E, Baracos V et al, OUP
Woodward JM. Coeliac Disease. In Medicine (Elsevier) 2010
Courses offered to GPs
Irritable bowel syndrome
Colonoscopy completion rates>96% (2012-2013)
Colonic polyp detection rates - 30% (2012-2013)
Significant colonoscopic complications in last ten years (bleeding or perforation) = 0
PEG site infection rate -1% (2011)
Post PEG mortality within one month - 1-3 % (2011-2013)
- MA (First class Hons) Cambridge University 1990
- MB BChir Cambridge University 1990
- FRCP RCP London 2005
- PhD Birmingham University 2000
Details of entry to specialist register
- Gastroenterology and general medicine, 2002
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association
British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Anglia Nutrition Network (Chair)
European Pancreatic Club
- Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 01223 370922
- Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
- 18:00 - 21:00
- 01223 266990
- Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
- 08:00 - 11:00
- 01223 266990
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Myself via my PA, Jo Everett - 07875 948542