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Gastroenterology consultants

Dr Phil Allan

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe
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  • Secretary: 01865 228753

Dr Tim Ambrose

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe and Horton General
  • Specialties: gastroenterology
  • Biography: Tim Ambrose is a Consultant Gastroenterologist based primarily at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford but also at the Horton General Hospital in Banbury. He qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 2006 and undertook higher training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Thames Valley region. Additionally, he spent a year undertaking specialist training in Intestinal Rehabilitation at St Mark's Hospital, London, and in Intestinal / Multivisceral Transplant at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge. He was appointed to a substantive consultant post in March 2020.
  • Special interests: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, nutrition, intestinal rehabilitation and transplant
  • Secretary: 01865 227777

Dr Adam Bailey

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: gastroenterology, endoscopy
  • Special interests: luminal, upper gastrointestinal and pancreaticobiliary disease, ERCP, advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.
  • Secretary: 01865 228760

Dr Elizabeth Bird-Lieberman

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe
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  • Secretary: 01865 228760

Dr Barbara Braden

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: gastroenterology, endoscopy
  • Special interests: therapeutic endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound, upper gastrointestinal and biliopancreatic diseases.
  • Secretary: 01865 228760

Dr Oliver Brain

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe
  • Specialties:
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  • Secretary: 01865 228755

Dr Jeremy Cobbold

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: gastroenterology and hepatology
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  • Secretary: 01865 228746

Dr Jane Collier

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: gastroenterology, general medicine
  • Special interests: general gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, ERCP.
  • Secretary: 01865 228750

Dr James East

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: gastroenterology, endoscopy
  • Special interests: luminal gastroenterology, advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, bowel cancer screening.
  • Secretary: 01865 228755

Dr Tony Ellis

  • Principal hospital: Horton General
  • Specialties: gastroenterology, general medicine
  • Special interests: endoscopy and liver disease.
  • Secretary: 01259 229029

Dr Jonathan Marshall

  • Principal hospital: Horton General
  • Specialty: gastroenterology
  • Special interests: gastroenterology and hepatology; helicobacter pylori, alcoholic liver disease.
  • Secretary: 01295 229728

Dr Rebecca Palmer

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe
  • Specialties:
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  • Secretary: 01865 228751

Prof Simon Travis

Dr Simon Travis

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: medicine: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, gastroenterology
  • Biography: Simon Travis is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford and a Fellow of Linacre College at the University of Oxford. He will be President of the European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) from 2012-14, is an elected Member of International Organisation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and author of 11 peer-reviewed international guidelines, including the ECCO Consensus Guidelines on Crohn's disease (2006, 2010) and ulcerative colitis (2008, 2011).

    He qualified from St Thomas' Hospital London in 1981 and trained in Gastroenterology both in London and in Oxford, where he did his PhD on colonic epithelial electrophysiology. He was formerly Chair of the IBD Section of the BSG (2002-5), Member of Council of the British Society of Gastroenterology (2004-7) and Chair of the scientific committee of ECCO (2007-10). He is on the Editorial Board of Gut and Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, among other journals.

    Research interests focus on inflammatory bowel disease, clinical prediction and outcomes in clinical trials. He is the author of 6 books, 29 chapters and over 140 papers.
  • Special interests: gastroenterology and hepatology, helicobacter pylori, alcoholic liver disease
  • Secretary: 01865 228753

Dr Alissa Walsh

  • Principal hospital: John Radcliffe
  • Specialties: gastroenterology, endoscopy
  • Special interests: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, remote monitoring, digital technology
  • Secretary: 01865 228753

In Memoriam

Professor Satish Keshav: 16 August 1962 - 23 January 2019

A fund has been set-up in honour of Prof Keshav's memory to support a scholarship in clinical science for young investigators.

Satish Keshav Scholarship in Clinical Science - www.campaign.ox.ac.uk/satish-keshav