Dr Andrew Williams

Consultant Gastroenterologist


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I have 34 years experience as a physician and gastroenterologist. I have trained and worked in Bristol, Edinburgh, Adelaide (Australia), and Hong Kong and have an MD thesis in alcoholic liver disease and is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and London.

I am currently a consultant physician and gastroenterologist with NHS Lothian at St John's Hospital Livingston where I have been Clinical Director. I have also been Club Doctor for Currie RFC and a medical volunteer for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Research interests: Alcoholic liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease and dyspepsia (acid related disorders).

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Andrew Williams at Spire include:



Other treatments

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease

Special Clinical Interests: Functional bowel disorders. Alcoholic liver disease.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Society of Gastroenterology

Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh

Research and publications

Alcoholic liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease and dyspepsia (acid related disorders).

Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist, West Lothian NHS Trust, St John's Hospital, Livingston

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