Dr Joseph Collum

Dr Joseph Collum

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 06079642


  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease


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

About me

Dr Collum is a consultant gastroenterologist and clinical director for gastroenterology and endoscopy at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS trust. His main area of specialist clinical interest is in inflammatory bowel disease, for which he is the lead doctor at ELHT. He also diagnoses and treats a wide variety of upper and lower GI disorders including coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation and gastro-oesophageal reflux among others.

Dr Collum is also an experienced endoscopist and has been an accredited Bowel Cancer Screener since 2015.

After attending Manchester University, Dr Collum completed his medical training in Manchester and Liverpool. He went on to obtain a higher degree from Keele University, and has been granted Clinical Excellence awards for his improvements to services at ELHT.

Areas of interest

Inflammatory bowel disease; Crohn's disease; Ulcerative colitis;microscopic colitis; Irritable Bowel syndrome; IBS Dyspepsia; Gastro - oesophageal Reflux; GORD; coeliac disease; bloating; constipation; diarrhoea; alteration in bowel habit; diverticular disease; colonoscopy; gastroscopy

Medical secretaries

  • Susan Idiens
  • NHS SECRETARY Royal Blackburn Hospital Haslingden Road Blackburn BB2 3HH
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