I studied medicine at the University of Glasgow. My gastroenterology and liver training was at London and Liverpool. I undertook some research on developing new models of healthcare and this post was sponsored by the NHS Modernisation Agency and Changing Workforce Programme.
As I was interested in medical education, I became a lecturer at St George’s Hospital Medical School. Among my interest is therapeutic endoscopy where I have published papers in peer reviewed journals. I am also a reviewer for some high impact gastroenterology journals. After working in London for more than 5 years, I took up a consultant appointment in Cheshire as I enjoyed the outdoor and country pursuits.
I have many interests outside of medicine including indoor and outdoor sports. I am also a regular speaker and lecturer for Pastest MRCP, MRCS and Acute Medicine courses for consultants and general practitioners. Recently I developed a course for doctors to improve their interview skills with lecturers from the Imperial College of London's Business School.