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 is a consultant gastrointestinal surgeon and Dr Mark Wilkinson and Dr Jeremy Sanderson are gastroenterologists, all with a combined experience of over 30 years of managing complex problems of digestion.
Our team consists of:
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 Mark Wilkinson
Dr Wilkinson is a consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist at Guy’s & St. Thomas’s Hospitals, and a senior lecturer at King’s College, London. He is also the Clinical Director of Gastrointestinal and Vascular services at Guy’s & St Thomas’s. He trained in liver disease at King’s College Hospital and in Endoscopy at both King’s and the Middlesex Hospitals. He has expertise in the areas of pancreatobiliary medicine, including pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer and gallstones with particular skills and experience in ERCP and other areas of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, as well as Hepatology (liver disease), including hepatitis and a wide range of other liver problems. He has been involved in the development of standards in Endoscopy training nationally and locally and has published extensively over a wide range of gastroenterology and liver topics.
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.
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