Consultant Profile

Dr Richard J Robinson

Dr Richard J Robinson BSc, MD, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
Special clinical interests:

Upper and lower diagnostic and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's disease.

Research interests:

Osteoporosis and inflammatory bowel disease.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Gastroenterologist, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leicester

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians - London
British Society of Gastroenterology
Midland Gastroenterological Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary telephone number:
07982 301410
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Richard Robinson qualified from St Mary's Hospital in London in 1989. He trained in general internal medicine in Cardiff and Bristol before being appointed as a registrar in gastroenterology in Leicester in 1992.

His major research interest is osteoporosis in patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease and he completed his MD on the aetiology and treatment of bone loss in these patients. He was awarded a British Digestive Foundation Travelling Fellowship in 1996 and spent time working in Lyon and Paris.

Dr Robinson is a general luminal gastroenterologist with particular interests in inflammatory bowel disease, colonoscopy and therapeutic endoscopy. He is Director of the Leicester Endoscopy Training Centre and since 2004 has run courses in basic and advanced endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Dr Robinson is an advanced colonoscopist for the National Bowel Cancer Screeening Programme and is Director of bowel cancer screening for Leicestershire.

Personal profile:

Dr Robinson has two children, Ben and Maddie, who take up most of his spare time and money. Although he no longer plays, he is a rugby enthusiast and still enjoys keeping fit. Other interests include sailing, cycling and socialising with friends.

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Dr Richard J Robinson

Dr Richard J Robinson Gastroenterology Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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