A senior experienced gastroenterologist in practice for nearly 20 years. I qualified from Cambridge University in 1982 and the Middlesex Hospital in 1985 which distinction.
Gead of Service for Gastroenterology at Croydon University Hospital which serves a large and needy population. I am a recognised trainer in gastroenterology and endoscopy, performing the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including ERCP.
An active researcher with more than 90 peer reviewed publications on subjects ranging from ischaemic heart disease to Helicobacter pylori to irritable bowel to inflammatory bowel disease. I have made a number of novel observations in these areas, the most recent of which has been the role of obesity in causing Crohn’s disease.