Consultant Profile

Dr Simon Panter

Dr Simon Panter BSc(Hons)First class, MB ChB, FRCP(London) FRCP(Edin)
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Bowel disease
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Liver disease
    • Pancreatology
Special clinical interests:

Upper and lower GI disease
Capsule endoscopy
Inflamatory bowel disease
Hepto billary disease
Double balloon enteroscopy (DBE)

Research interests:

Upper GI cancer
Capsule endoscopy
Double balloon enteroscopy
PI for several NIHR portfolio studies

Current NHS and /or university posts:

South Tyneside District Hospital
South Tyneside Foundation NHS Trust

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

British Society Gastroenterology
North England Gastroenterology Society
Fellow Royal College Physicians Edinburgh (FRCP Edinburgh)
Fellow Royal College Physicians London (FRCP London)
Secretary Small bowel and nutrition committee BSG
Medical Defence Union
British Medical Association (BMA)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 4188636
Private secretary:
Private secretary telephone number:
0191 4151272 Ext 2379
Private secretary fax:
0191 4176573
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Panter graduated from Edinburgh University in 1994. He did house jobs in Edinburgh before moving to Newcastle for SHO jobs. He gained a place on the Northern Region Spr Training programme gaining successful CCST and entry on the Specialist Register in 2004.

He spent 2 years in research with Prof Mike Bramble looking at the delays in the diagnosis of upper GI cancer. Current areas of interest are endoscopy and capsule endoscopy (He is part of the faculty on The European Capsule Endoscopy Course). He also currently provides the regional Double balloon enteroscopy.

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