Dr James Lindsay, Consultant Gastroenterologist

Personal treatment philosophy:

"I have a strong clinical and academic interest in the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. I believe in practising evidence-based medicine in order to improve disease outcomes and have been heavily involved in drawing up the European guidelines for managing IBD. I understand the impact of these diseases on all aspects of a patient's life and believe in a multidisciplinary approach to care to restore quality of life."

Medical Qualifications

Dr James Lindsay completed a First Class Bachelor of Art Honours degree from the University of Cambridge in 1990 and went on to qualify from the University of Oxford with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery Degree in 1993. He was awarded a PhD from Imperial College London in 2002 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2008.

Medical Experience

Dr Lindsay is Lead Clinician of Adult and Adolescent IBD at Bart's and the London NHS trust where he is also a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Senior Lecturer. Dr Lindsay is also Senior Lecturer in Gastroenterology at the School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London. He is UK National Representative to the European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) as well as the Chairperson for the ECCO Consensus Guidelines on the Management of Active Ulcerative Colitis and the Management of Adolescent and Paediatric Crohn's disease.

Dr Lindsay is a member of a number of national and European societies and committees and is both an accredited screening colonoscopist and an Examiner and national assessor for Bowel Cancer Screening colonoscopy across the country. 

Dr Lindsay is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Barts and the London NHS Trust and Senior Lecturer in Gastroenterology at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London. He treats privately at The Princess Grace Hospital, London.

Dr Lindsay specialises in the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and pouchitis and is an expert in colonoscopy and bowel cancer screening.

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