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Mr Simon Anderson

Dr Simon HC Anderson
Name
Mr Simon Anderson
Job title
Consultant Gastroenterologist
PROFESSIONAL DETAILS
Primary specialtyGastroenterology
Secondary specialtyGeneral Medicine
Qualifications
MBChB; MRCP; MD
Year qualified
1990
GMC No.
3626056
Date of GMC registration (dd/mm/yyyy)
04/03/1992
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Dr Anderson graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1990. He then underwent higher specialist training at King's College Hospital (Liver Diseases and Intensive Care) and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital (Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine.) He was awarded a Wellcome Institute Research Fellowship and moved on to conduct full-time research at St Thomas' Hospital. He was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) degree from the University of London in 2004.

 

As one of the foremost practitioners in his field, Simon set up and leads the wireless capsule endoscopy service and balloon enteroscopy service at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital.

He is actively involved with both under- and post-graduate teaching. He is a Lead Tutor of year-3 and -5 medical students and is an Educational Supervisor of four post-graduates.

Clinical interests

Dr Anderson’s interests include all therapeutic endoscopy and colonoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), wireless capsule endoscopy, balloon enteroscopy and general liver disease.

 

Further interests include research into techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of small-intestinal disease and ulcerative colitis. He is also breaking new ground as lead investigator in a trial of a new treatment for Crohn's disease, and is a co- investigator into the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease.

Research interests

Dr Anderson undertakes research into inflammatory bowel disease and is currently the Principal Investigator on a Crohn’s disease clinical trial. He is also a co-investigator in a study on the genetics of Crohn’s disease.

Professional memberships
British Society of Gastroenterology
No. of key procedures performed
Gastroscopy
Colonoscopy (310 cases in 2009)
Small bowel balloon enteroscopy (32 cases in 2009)
Capsule endoscopy (>700 performed)
Outcome Data/Success Rates
Colonoscopy caecal intubation rate 95.3%; ileal intubation rate 78%; polyp detection rate 17%
Post operative infection rates
Not applicable
WHERE I WORK
NHS Hospital
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Private hospital/Private clinic
London Gastrointestinal Associates
Address
Lister Hospital
Chelsea Bridge Road
City/Town
London
Postcode
SW1W 8RH
Mr Simon Anderson
Lister Hospital Chelsea Bridge Road
London
SW1W 8RH
United Kingdom
Private practice tel:
020 7881 4054
Call for appointments:
020 7881 4054
Fax:
020 7881 4094