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Dr Simon Campbell

MB ChB MD(Edin) FRCP(Lon)

Consultant Gastroenterologist

  • Gastroenterology
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    Dr Simon Campbell qualified from Birmingham University in 1994 and was subsequently offered an MD fellowship in Edinburgh undertaking research into drug therapy in IBD patients. In 2004 he achieved an advanced endoscopy fellowship at Royal Liverpool University Hospital where he trained in complex polyp removal, colonoscopy as well as running the capsule endoscopy service. He trained both in Edinburgh and the Oxford regions specialising in IBD and luminal gastroenterology. He was appointed to Manchester Royal Infirmary in October 2006 as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and was the IBD lead for the department as well as the research lead. He became a full-time private consultant in November 2014. Dr Campbell's specialities focus on luminal gastroenterology encompassing all upper gastrointestinal complaints, coeliac disease, IBS, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease as well as diagnosis and management of colon cancer. He has a sub-interest in investigating iron deficiency anaemia and obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. In addition to this, he has advanced endoscopy training which broadens the scope of techniques that can be performed. These include complex polyp removal, colonoscopic surveillance, Barretts surveillance and capsule endoscopy. As a Consultant Gastroenterologist, he continues his research interests as an Honorary Senior Lecturer at The University of Manchester. He is an accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist. Dr Campbell was a member of the IBD committee at the British Society of Gastroenterology (2012-15), scientific workshop member for European Crohn's Colitis Organisation 2011 and Standard setting group committee member for the Royal College of Physicians (2011-14). He is currently a member of the IPC committee for the BSG. He is an editoral board member for Crohn's and Colitis UK.

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    Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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