I qualified in Oxford in 1988 and after general medical training
in the West Country I trained in gastroenterology and hepatology on
the North West Thames rotation including St. Mary's Hospital London
and finally in Oxford.
I have performed research and published papers on the genetics
and immunology of liver disease and on irritable bowel
My special interests include autoimmune liver disease and the
management of the consequences of chronic liver disease.
I am the trusts lead clinician for alcohol services.
Along with my colleagues in GastroenterologyGastrointestinal
Surgery and Radiology I provide a comprehensive service in both
luminal Gastroenterology and Hepatology supported by a team of
excellent Nurse Specialists including the Alcohol Liaison
'Every aspect of my emergency care was dealt with quickly,
efficiently and professionally with full explanations and
compassion from all staff involved'.
Patient, Emergency Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital