Dr Simon Chan

Consultant Gastroenterologist


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I am a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Gastroenterology at the Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia. My undergraduate medical training was at the University of Cambridge where I was also awarded my PhD on immune responses to the gastrointestinal pathogen Salmonella. I completed my specialist training in Gastroenterology and General Medicine in the East of England Deanery. During this time I was awarded a four year National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Lectureship investigating the role of environmental and dietary factors in the aetiology and relapse of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis that has lead to numerous research publications and book chapters.I am interested in all aspects of general gastroenterology and have an extensive experience in treating a wide range of gastroenterological disorders. I have specific interests in the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel and colonic diseases. I have further expertises in diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy, sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy including EMR (endoscopic mucosal resections).

Treatment information

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


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Additional information

Clinical interests

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal cancer
Inflammatory bowel disease

Qualification and professional memberships

MB Chir / University of Cambridge / 2006
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

Member of the Royal College of Physicians, London

Member of the British Society of Gastroenterology

British Medical Association

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Current NHS posts

Consultant in Gastroenterology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Gastroenterology, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia

Contact information

Private secretary Sara Forder
Private secretary telephone 01603 255517
Private secretary fax 01603 255625
Private secretary email sara.forder@spirehealthcare.com