Consultant Profile

Dr Mark Aldersley

Dr Mark Aldersley BM, PhD, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Liver disease
Special clinical interests:
Abnormal liver function
Fatty liver
Alcohol related liver disease
GI disease and sports medicine
Research interests:
Fatty liver
Iron overload
Coeliac disease
Endoscopic ultrasound
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
Member of British Society of Gastroenterology
Member of American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Dr Mark Aldersley graduated from Southampton University Medical School in 1987. He trained first in general medicine and then in gastroenterology and hepatology. Much of his training was in Yorkshire both in Leeds and the surrounding area. Dr Aldersley studied for a PhD at Leeds University in the field of molecular biology and gastroenterology and was awarded his thesis in 2002.

Dr Aldersley was appointed Consultant in Gastroenterology/Hepatology in Coventry and Birmingham in 1999. For a five year period he worked in both general gastroenterology and also set up a specialist hepatology service. Dr Aldersley was however, keen to return to Leeds when the opportunity became available in 2005.

Having worked in different centres as a consultant, Dr Aldersley has a broad experience in gastroenterology/hepatology, along with endoscopic interests which include enteroscopy and endoscopic ultrasound of the GI tract (oesophageal, gastric and pancreaticobiliary).

Dr Alderlsey is a member of the British Society of Gastroenterology, the European Association for the Study of Liver Disease and the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease.

He regularly lectures to medical students, GI trainees, General Practitioners and Patient Support Groups.
Personal profile:
Married to Helen, a liver transplant nurse specialist at St James's University Hospital, Leeds, Dr Mark Aldersley's main interests outside medicine involves sport. A former international runner, Dr Aldersley still travels to watch sports events both locally and internationally. He enjoys participating in running, cycling and squash events. He is also a keen pub quiz participant and enjoys hill walking with his dog 'Ronnie the Retriever'. In quieter moments he enjoys reading and gardening.

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Dr Mark Aldersley

Dr Mark Aldersley, Consultant Gastroenterology, Liver Disease Specialist, Spire Leeds, Private Hospital, Roundhay, Leeds, Yorkshire

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