Name and Position

Dr Simon Chan

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 288358 and 01603 641190


Deapartment Page: Gastroenterology

Specialities:  Gastroenterology, General Medicine  

Sub specialities: Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis

Secretary: Kim Clapham, Kerry Girdlestone and Chloe Leggett

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).