London Digestion Treatment Team

London Bridge Digestion is a Partnership of three consultants with specialty interests in gastrointestinal conditions whose NHS practice is at the prestigious Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and Kings College Hospital. Mr Simon Atkinson, consultant gastrointestinal surgeon, Dr Jeremy Sanderson and Dr Jason Dunn, Consultant Gastroenterologists, all have a combined experience of over 30 years of managing complex problems of digestion.

Our team consists of:

Mr Simon Atkinson

Mr Simon Atkinson FRCS

Appointed to Guy’s & St Thomas hospitals in 1999 and Kings College Hospital, the centre for pancreatic surgery in South East London and Kent in 2005, Simon Atkinson is a consultant surgeon specialising in gastrointestinal surgery particularly of the gallbladder and pancreas. He trained in gastrointestinal surgery at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital and was appointed as a consultant after further specialist pancreatic training in Australia. His practice also includes gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (heartburn), gastric and duodenal ulcers, cancer, and pancreatitis. As part of general abdominal surgery he sees and treats patients with hernias (groin, umbilical, femoral and hiatus) and also haemorrhoids, fissures and fistulas. He performs many operations using laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery as well as endoscopic diagnostic procedures.

Dr Jeremy Sanderson

Dr Jeremy Sanderson MD FRCP

Jeremy Sanderson is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals where he was appointed in 1995. He is also Senior Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Nutrition at Kings College London. He qualified at Charing Cross Hospital, London in 1984 and undertook his postgraduate training in London and in Australia. He has extensive experience and expertise in the management of upper and lower GI tract disease and in gastrointestinal endoscopy. His specialist expertise is in the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), especially Crohn’s disease, the irritable bowel syndrome and has particular expertise in diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy. He is a recognized opinion leader in the field of IBD and has published extensively in this area.

Dr Jason-Dunn.

Dr Jason Dunn, PhD MRCP BSc

Dr Jason Dunn is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust Hospitals. He studied at GKT medical school, graduating in 2000. He was awarded MRCP (London) in 2005 and appointed as a consultant in 2012

He has a special interest in Barrett's oesophagus, early Upper GI cancer and oesophageal endoscopic therapy. He is proficient in Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) and Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) techniques. He is the Early Diagnosis Lead for the London Cancer Alliance (LCA) and has written guidelines for the management of Barrett's oesophagus for the LCA.

Dr Dunn also has an interest in Nutrition, and he is the Nutrition Lead for the Guy's Hospital site, specialising in parenteral nutrition in oncology/palliative care and PEG tube insertion

He was awarded a CRUK clinical fellowship at UCL and studied use of optical diagnostics and minimally invasive therapies for the treatment of Barrett's oesophagus. He gained his PhD in 2011 and has presented his work at national and international meetings. His work on treatment of Barrett's oesophagus with RFA, and the use of biomarkers to predict cancer progression, has won prizes. He has published in high impact factor journals and book chapters. He currently holds Honorary Senior Lecturer posts at Kings College London and Oslo University in the Institute of Medical Informatics.

Dr Dunn is a member of the British Society of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association and the British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

How do I get treatment?

To get further information or treatment, please contact one of our consultants at The London Bridge Digestion centre, on:

tel: +44 (0) 20 7403 3814