Dr Adam Harris

Dr Adam Harris

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Practising at

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Adam Harris at Spire include:


Other treatments


  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Endoscopy
  • Bowel disease
  • Gastro-intestinal

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Professional profile

Adam Harris has worked as a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist since 1997. He graduated from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1987 after completing an intercalated degree in physiology. After training in general medicine and gastroenterology in London and the Home Counties, he worked in research investigating H pylori, acid and dyspepsia and was awarded an MD in 1995. He was Senior Registrar to Professor David Silk at Central Middlesex Hospital, London until May 1997 when he was appointed to the Tunbridge Wells Hospital.

Dr Harris is an active member of the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG). He was appointed Secretary (2005-9) and Chair of the Clinical Services and Standards Committee (2009-15). He was Associate Editor for Guidelines to Gut and was Deputy Editor to Frontline Gastroenterology (2009-11). He established the BSG Independent Practice Committee in 2010 and now represents his colleagues in Surrey, Sussex and Kent.

Dr Harris was a co-author of the NICE Guidelines on Ulcerative Colitis. He was co-editor and co-author of the BSG Handbook for Independent Practice.

Clinical Interests

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal pathology
Inflammatory bowel disease

Luminal Gastroenterology. Gastro-oesophageal reflux. Peptic ulcers; coeliac disease. Crohns disease. Ulcerative colitis and proctitis. Irritable bowel syndrome.

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Qualification and professional memberships

BSc / University of London / 1984
Bachelor of Science

MBBS / University of London / 1987
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MD / University of London / 1990
Doctor of Medicine

Professional memberships

British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)
Royal College of Physicians of London
American Gastroenterology Association
Independent Doctors Federation

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Current NHS posts

Dr Adam Harris resigned from the Tunbridge Wells Hospital in September 2017 after over 20 years working as a consultant physician and gastroenterologist.

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Private contact details

Telephone 02038 759 989
Website http://www.westkentgastro.com
Private secretary Terri Halford
Private secretary telephone 02038 759 989
Private secretary fax 01273 835 274
Private secretary email info@westkentgastro.com