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Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
My areas of particular specialist expertise include Endoscopy especially colonoscopy (Bowel cancer screening and removal of large colorectal polyps) and assessment and treatment of patients with late gastrointestinal effects of cancer treatments (such as bowel problems after pelvic radiotherapy) but also the range of general Gastroenterology (abdominal pain, change in bowel habit, rectal bleeding, irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia/ indigestion, inflammatory bowel disease).
Areas of interest
Colonoscopy; Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Endoscopic procedures; Irritable bowel syndrome; Late Gastrointestinal effects of cancer treatment
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Gastroenterologist and Executive Director of Improvement and Transformation at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Previously Clinical Lead for Endoscopy and the Cambridge Bowel Cancer Screening Centre (2007-2013 and Divisional Director for Medicine/ Division C (2013-2018).
Outside work I try to keep fit by running and cycling and am a keen hill walker having climbed all of the Munros (mountains over 3000 feet in Scotland).
Colonoscopy outcome measures: caecal intubation rate 98% (standard for competence >90%, for expertise >95%), bowel cancer screening adenoma detection rate 55% (standard >40%).
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians of London 2010
- CCST Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine JRCPTB 2006
- MD University of Cambridge 2006
- MB BChir University of Cambridge 1995
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians of London 1998
Reference number 4261412
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Internal Medicine, 2006
- Gastroenterology, 2006
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Gastroenterology
- Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, CB24 9EL
- 18:00 - 21:00
- 01223 266900
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
In event of emergency please contact me directly through Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital 01223 266900 or Addenbrooke's Hospital 01223 245151