Dr Simon Campbell

Dr Simon Campbell

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 04112367


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

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


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

About me

Dr Campbell qualified from Birmingham University in 1994 with honours in medicine.

After his initial training, he was offered a research fellowship in Edinburgh where he achieved an MD under the training of Professor Subrata Ghosh examining immunomodulatory therapy in inflammatory bowel disease.

In 2001 he achieved a place in the Oxford Deanery where he continued to develop interests in IBD and drug therapy, while getting extensive training in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), coeliac disease as well as interests in advanced endoscopic techniques.

In 2004 he undertook an Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, receiving training from Professor Tony Morris. He trained in colonoscopy, endomucosal resection as well as running the capsule endoscopy service there.

He has published and presented more than 100 original research posters and articles, published books and chapters in the field of inflammatory bowel disease. Appointed at Manchester Royal Infirmary as Consultant Gastroenterologist in 2006-2014 and became the IBD/research lead for the department in 2009. Now a predominantly private practitioner with NHS appointments in specialist endoscopy and bowel cancer screening.

He is Honorary Senior Lecturer a both Salford University and Manchester University and Scientific Advisor for Crohn's and Colitis UK.

Royal College tutor for Manchester Royal Infirmary (2012-13), a BSG IBD committee member(2012-2015, BSG IPC committee member (2015-) and an accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist.

In 2013 he was appointed as editorial board member for Crohn's and Colitis UK and was made Fellow of Royal College of Physicians.

Areas of interest

Capsule endoscopy; Gastro-intestinal oncology; Colonoscopy; Endoscopy - therapeutic; Endoscopy - upper GI; Gastroscopy; Endoscopy - lower GI; Coloproctology; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, colitis); Endoscopic procedures; Coeliac disease, Barrett's oesophagus, IBS, diarrhoea; constipation; GORD (acid reflux, dyspepsia); colorectal cancer; oesophageal cancer; iron deficiency anaemia; gastrointestinal bleeding; BRAVO capsule; abdominal pain; pelvic pain; rectal bleeding; bowel cancer; colon cancer screening; stomach cancer; oesophageal cancer; STRETTA antireflux treatment; LPR reflux; polyp removal;

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (>50)

    Alexandra Hospital (>50)

  • G6500

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

    Alexandra Hospital (>50)

  • H2002

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

    Alexandra Hospital (5-50)

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

  • G8082

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

    Alexandra Hospital (5-50)

  • G8080

    Small bowel capsule endoscopy (including interpretation and evaluation) - (5-50)

    Alexandra Hospital (5-50)

  • G4530

    Catheterless oesophageal pH monitoring (e.g. bravo) - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • H2350

    Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of colorectal polyp - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • H2503

    Therapeutic sigmoidoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • G4440

    Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) with insertion percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy/percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

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