Name and Position


Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 287174


Department page: Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital

Speciality: Paediatric Gastroenterology

Secretary: Gillian Plunkett

Research interests : Intestinal Inflammation, Nutrition, Epidemiology

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (Paediatric Gastroenterology CSAC), British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Society, Society for Mucosal Immunology, British Society of Gastroenterology

GMC Number: 2635776

Professional profile : Dr Briars moved to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in January 2009 to develop the Children’s gastroenterology service as part of the East of England Paediatric Gastroenterology Network. He had provided the specialist Children’s gastroenterology service for the region for preceding ten years based at the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds. He trained in Children’s gastroenterology and Endoscopy in Queensland, Australia. He was awarded his DM degree for research into intestinal inflammation in cystic fibrosis.

Personal profile : Dr Briars is married with three children