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Dr Richard Jones

Consultant Gastroenterologist


Practices at: BMI The Alexandra Hospital

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Dr Jones graduated from medical school in 1997, and completed both his general and specialist training in Yorkshire. Toward the end of his training he completed a PhD at Manchester University focusing on nutrition and appetite control and published and presented my research at both National and International conferences. 

In addition to Dr Jones' private practice, he has been a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Wythenshawe Hospital (now Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust) since 2010, where he is the current Clinical Director for Medical Specialities, including the Department of Gastroenterology. Dr Jones is also extensively involved in the training of both medical students and junior doctors and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester. 

Having specialised in gastroenterology for the last 18 years Dr Jones' has a wealth of experience in all aspects of the speciality, with particular expertise and interest in clinical nutrition, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease), and both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. At Wythenshawe Hospital he introduced and developed the hospital’s Nutrition Support Team and he runs a specialist Inflammatory Bowel Disease clinic. Dr Jones is accredited as a National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme endoscopist.

Outside of work, Dr Jones has a busy family life. He is married to a GP , has 3 children and an energetic dog. As well as spending time with my family he enjoys swimming, playing tennis and sailing.
Dr Jones is passionate about his work and always aims to provide safe, efficient and thorough care to all his patients.

  • Nutrition
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • General gastroenterology (including change in bowel habit, heartburn, abdominal pain, irritable bowel syndrome, iron deficiency anaemia, abnormal liver function tests)
  • Endoscopy – bowel cancer screening, therapeutic endoscopy.

  • British Society of Gastroenterology

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