Dr Gillian Watts's additional specialties:
- Flexible sigmoidoscopy
- Colonoscopy and polypectomy
- Colonoscopy and Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Gastroscopy and Oesophageal dilatation
I qualified at St Mary’s Hospital, London in 1989 with BSc (Hons) MB BS. I trained in London, achieving MRCP in 1992 and then moved to Oxford for my specialist Gastroenterology training. I was awarded MD following research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease in 2001. I have been a consultant in Manchester for 19 years. I worked at Wythenshawe Hospital from 1999-2018. I now work solely in private practice.
Furthermore, I became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2003, then I was JAG Endoscopy Training Lead at Wythenshawe Hospital from 2008-2018. I was Inflammatory Bowel Disease, research and Audit Leads 2010-2016. I have held the position of Chairman of the Medicines Management Committee at Wythenshawe Hospital. I have been extensively involved in teaching undergraduate students from the University of Manchester, receiving a Gold Award in 2017/2018. I am an active examiner for MRCP PACES for the Royal College of Physicians and am a faculty trainer in colonoscopy at The Royal Liverpool University Hospital. I am also involved in the mentoring programme with the British Society of Gastroenterology.