- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Open Referral network
- Accredited endoscopist
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Accredited endoscopist
Dr Williams has 34 yrs experience as a physician and gastroenterologist .He has trained and worked in Bristol, Edinburgh, Adelaide[Australia],and Hong Kong and has an MD thesis in alcoholic liver disease and is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and London. He is an accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist with NHS Lothian.
Areas of interest
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Endoscopic procedures; Alcohol / alcoholic liver disease;
bowel cancer screening;colonoscopy;dyspepsia, indigestion/reflux;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant physician and gastroenterologist with NHS Lothian at St Johns Hospital Livingston where he has been Clinical Director.
Alcoholic liver disease and inflamatory bowel disease.
He has also been Club Doctor for Currie RFC and a medical volunteer for the Commonwealth games in Glasgow, 2014.
He has an interest in water sports and has four children, 2 labradors, 1 cat and 1 guinea pig.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Basic
- German - Basic
- MBChB Bristol University 1980
- MD Bristol University 1988
Reference number 2627434
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Fellowship Royal College Physicians Edinburgh 1994
- Fellowship Royal College Physicians London 2004
Details of entry to specialist register
- Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine , 1990
Affiliations / memberships
British Soceity of Gastroenterology
British Medical Association
Scottish Soceity of Gastroenterology
Medical Council on Alcoholism
- Spire Shawfair Park Hospital, EH22 1FE
- 09:30 - 17:30
- 0131 334 0363
Post treatment communication
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Spire Shawfair Park Hospital (0131 654 5600) and out of hours the nurse in charge of Spire Murrayfield Hospital (0131 334 0363) will contact me directly or my named deputy.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)
Spire Shawfair Park Hospital (5-50)
IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)
Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (1-5)