Dr Colin Kong

Consultant Gastroenterologist


I specialise in Gastroenterology with specific interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis, IBD unspecified) and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy such as PEGs, EMR polypectomies. I also see conditions related to heartburn/indigestion/reflux/Barrett's oesophagus. Bowel cancer screening and also irritable bowel syndrome.

I perform various diagnostic and therapeutics endoscopic procedures from gastroscopies, colonoscopies and flexible sigmoidoscopies. I am also nationally accredited Bowel Cancer Screening colonoscopist's performing colonoscopy at a nationally recognised higher quality. This is audited internally and externally annually.

To date I have performed >4,000 colonoscopies and >3,000 gastroscopies.

I was appointed as Consultant Gastroenterologist at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust since 2016 after completing my specialist medical training in the North West Deanery. I graduated from University of Dundee in 2007 being on the Dean's lists, completed Foundation Year Training in Edinburgh (2009) and Core Medical Training in Glasgow (2011) before obtaining Gastroenterology specialist training number in the North West Deanery.

I have been the Governance Lead in Stockport NHS Foundation Trust and currently the Endoscopy Training Lead for the department supporting doctors in training and endoscopy nurses.

I am also involved in the training of both medical students, doctors in training, nurse endoscopist's and physician associate's in the wards and endoscopy environment in their stage of training.

I am passionate with my work and always strive to provide a safe, thorough clinical review of all my patients.


General Medical Council Number: C6157017

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Colin Kong at Spire include:



General medicine

Other treatments

  • Banding of haemorrhoids
  • Bowel cancer screening

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Additional information

MBChB / University of Dundee / 2007
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCP / University of Edinburgh / 2011
Membership of Royal College of Physicians

FRCP / University of Edinburgh / 2018
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

MSc / Edge Hill University / 2022
Masters in Science

Gastro Specialty Examination / London / 2014

Professional memberships

Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA)

British Medical Association

British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)

European Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy (ESGE)

American Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy (ASGE)

Professional leadership

Gastroenterology Governance Lead for Stockport NHS Foundation Trust (2016 - 2019)
Endoscopy Training Lead for Stockport NHS Foundation Trust (2021 - present)

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Email colin.kong@stockport.nhs.uk
Private secretary Claire Taylor
Private secretary telephone 07564 933 099
Private secretary email claire.taylor@stockport.nhs.uk