Dr Simon Scott Campbell

Consultant Gastroenterologist

MB ChB, MRCP(UK), MD(Edin)

Professional Membership

  • British Society of Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests

  • Luminal gastroenterology (IBD, IBS, small bowel disease)

  • Colorectal cancer screening

  • Endoscopy

  • Radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's oesophagus

  • Iron deficiency anaemia

  • Diarrhoea

  • Dyspepsia

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Personal profile

Consultant Q&A

Dr Simon Campbell is a Consultant Gastroenterologist offering specialised care for stomach and bowel related problems and complaints.

Training and Appointment

Dr Simon Campbell qualified from Birmingham University in 1994 and was subsequently offered an MD fellowship in Edinburgh undertaking research into therapy in IBD patients.

In 2004 he achieved an advanced endoscopy fellowship at Royal Liverpool University Hospital where he trained in endomucosal resection, colonoscopy as well as running the capsule endoscopy service.

He trained both in Edinburgh and the Oxford regions specialising in IBD and luminal gastroenterology. He was appointed to Manchester Royal Infirmary in October 2006 as a Consultant Gastroenterologist.

Current Practice

Dr Campbell's specialties focus on luminal gastroenterology and pharmacotherapy for IBD (including the latest biological therapy) encompassing all upper gastrointestinal complaints, coeliac disease, IBS, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease as well as diagnosis and management of colon cancer. He has a sub-interest in investigating iron deficiency anaemia and obscure gastrointestinal bleeding.

In addition to this, he has advanced endoscopy training which broadens the scope of techniques that can be performed. These include complex polypectomy, colonoscopic surveillance and argon plasma coagulation therapy for angiodysplasia. Dr Campbell continues with capsule endoscopy provided at BMI The Alexandra Hospital.


Simon has published original research and articles in more than 40 international journals, as well as published books and chapters in the field of inflammatory bowel disease. He is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Manchester Royal Infirmary, honorary senior lecturer at Salford University and honorary senior lecturer at The University of Manchester.

Dr Campbell is the scientific advisor to NACC North West (National association of Crohn's and Colitis) and the Royal College Tutor for Manchester Royal Infirmary. Dr Campbell is an accredited colorectal cancer screening colonscopist. In 2012 he was elected as an IBD section committee member for the British Society of Gastroenterology.

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