Dr Simon Ralphs

Dr Simon Ralphs

Gastroenterology 04642772


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network
Accredited endoscopist

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr. Simon Ralphs graduated from Newcastle Medical School in 1999. After completing his registration in 2001 he worked in Australia until 2002 before returning to the UK.
He has been specialising in gastroenterology since 2005 beginning with a fellowship at the prestigious gastrointestinal unit at St. Mark's hospital in London where he worked as part of the Nutrition and Intestinal Failure team.
He went on to complete his training in North West Thames taking two years out researching novel diagnostic techniques for early cancer detection at Imperial College London.
He gained a consultant post in Colchester in 2014 where he quickly took an interest in improving the endoscopy services becoming Clinical Lead for endoscopy in 2015 and Clinical Director of the North Essex Bowel Cancer Screening centre in 2017.

Areas of interest

Upper and lower GI endoscopy; bowel cancer screening; reflux and dyspepsia; functional GI disorders including irritable bowel syndrome; inflammatory bowel disease; nutrition; liver disease.

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (5-50)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (5-50)

  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (5-50)

  • G8082

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (5-50)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (1-5)

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