Dr Simon Everett

Consultant Gastroenterologist


Specialises in

  • General gastroenterology
  • Gastroscopy and endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Pancreatic and biliary disease (ERCP)

I specialise in general gastroenterology, pancreatico biliary medicine and interventional endoscopy. My major clinical interests in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy including colonoscopy, small bowel endoscopy and ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-pancreatography), as well as the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and investigation of anaemia and gastro-intestinal bleeding involving wireless capsule endoscopy.

I have extensive experience in all aspects of clinical gastroenterology, with major clinical interests in pancreatico biliary medicine and interventional endoscopy, particularly ERCP, EUS and management of stricturing diseases.

Born and raised in the South of England, I trained in Leeds and was appointed as Consultant Gastroenterologist in Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust in 2002. Over the years I have been Clinical Lead for Endoscopy since 2007 - 2018 and held Clinical Director roles from 2009 - 2015. I have authored over 70 peer reviewed articles on multiple topics within gastroenterology and endoscopy.

I have a significant interest in quality improvement in all aspects of endoscopy. I am currently ERCP and EUS Quality Improvement lead for the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG). I am a member of the BSG Endoscopy committee, pancreatic committee and an elected member of the BSG Council. I am a member of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Guidelines committee and have written the BSG guidelines on Consent for endoscopy (2016) and update (2023). I am a keen endoscopy trainer and have led numerous live endoscopy courses in Leeds, including the transmission to the BSG live event in Birmingham ICC in 2022.

I continue to be actively involved in research into gastro-intestinal cancer.


General Medical Council Number: C3591497

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Simon Everett at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Endoscopic dilatations under fluoroscopy
  • Endoscopic stent placements
  • ERCP

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Additional information

Bowel disease

Inflammatory blood diseases

MB ChB / University of Leeds / 1992
Bachelor of Medicine

MD / University of Leeds / 2001
The Doctor of Medicine

MRCP / Royal College of London / 1994
Member of the Royal College of Physicians

FRCP / Royal College of London / 2007
Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians

Professional memberships

British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)

European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)

Professional leadership

Member BSG Council
Member BSG Endoscopy Committee
Quality Improvement Lead for ERCP and EUS for BSG
Member ESGE Guidelines Committee
Clinical Lead Endoscopy Spire Leeds Hospital

Consultant gastroenterologist and clinical director of gastroenterology and endoscopy, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

I enjoy spending my spare time with my wife, sons and dog. I keep fit by cycling and running and am a keen outdoors person enjoying mountain biking, ski mountaineering and climbing.

Telephone Insured patients 0113 218 5908/9, self-pay patients 0113 218 5967
Email info@spireleeds.com
Private secretary Margaret Hall
Private secretary telephone 07557 512746
Private secretary email margaret.hall8@nhs.net