Name and PositionDr Simon Chan
Contact DetailsMain Telephone Number:01603 288534
Deapartment Page: Gastroenterology
Specialities: Gastroenterology, General Medicine
Sub specialities: Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis
Secretary: Kim Clapham
Degrees & Universities: PhD (University of Cambridge), MB BChir (University of Cambridge),
MRCP (UK) (Royal College of Physicans), MRCP (Gastro) (Royal College of Physicans)
GMC number: 6151423
Research Interests: The aetiology and management of inflammatory bowel disease. Immune responses to enteric pathogens.
Professional Profile: My undergraduate medical training was at the University of Cambridge where I also completed my PhD on immune responses to the enteric pathogen Salmonella. I was subsequently appointed as speciality registrar in gastroenterology and general medicine in the East of England Deanery where I developed my clinical interests in inflammatory bowel disease. During this time I held a 4 year National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) clinical lectureship investigating the role of environmental factors in the aetiology of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. I have also been an investigator for other observational studies and clinical trials in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).