Dr Simon Anderson is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at London Bridge Hospital, and also practises at Guy's & St Thomas' Foundation Trust. At the renowned London Bridge Hospital, Dr Anderson and his team carry out consultations, diagnosis and treatment of digestive and stomach diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Crohn's disease.
Dr Anderson graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1990. He then underwent higher specialist training at King's College Hospital (Liver Diseases and Intensive Care) and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital (Gastroenterology) in London. He was awarded a Wellcome Institute Research Fellowship and went on to conduct full-time research at St Thomas' Hospital. He was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) from the University of London in 2004. He was appointed Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust in 2006 where he leads an acute general medicine firm.
His interests include all therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy and balloon enteroscopy, wireless capsule endoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). His research interests include techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of small-intestinal disease and ulcerative colitis. He is a lead investigator in a trial of the role of exercise in Crohn's disease and is a co-investigator into the genetics of IBD.
Patient testimonials highlight Dr Anderson's caring but professional approach with patients. He is also heavily involved in teaching the next generation of doctors, passing on his medical training and skills.
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Very open and honest doctor. He explains things expertly and clearly. He also shows a passion for healing.
Dr Anderson has a warm and friendly manner which had a reassuring effect on me almost immediately after I entered his consulting room. He speaks clearly and concisely and, most important of all, he listened carefully and was able tease out the correct interpretation of any any vague or imprecise description I had made about any symptoms of my condition. The most impressive consultation I have ever had with a doctor.
Dr Anderson was very easy to speak to and clearly very knowledgeable
Outstanding Consultant with a really good bedside manner. Highly professional and knowledgeable and always happy to go that extra mile. I would highly recommend him and his staff
I have been seeing Dr Anderson since the diagnosis of my medical condition in 2010 and he has always been excellent. He is very responsive to requests for appointments, always quick to follow up and keeps his reports concise and explained in simple terms, which makes understanding the situation with my condition that much easier.
Dr Anderson made himself familiar with my medical history in advance of my most recent investigation's initial consultation. I was scheduled into the necessary investigations efficiently and I received my results & an explanatory note promptly in advance of my follow up consultation. I have confidence in Dr Anderson's care
Dr Anderson managed my care impeccably. He did a thorough questionnaire of my symptoms and ordered the necessary follow up tests. I received my results quickly too. He has a friendly and warm bedside manner and explains things along the way which really set my mind at ease.
5 years ago I started my routine colonoscopy exams. This year I was due for my next 5 year review but pulled it forward due to some symptoms that had arisen. Despite the fact that I had moved house and GP surgery I still wanted to go back to Dr. Anderson for my investigation. He makes what could be a very anxious experience as relaxed as possible and I am very grateful for that.
very clear advice
My many consultations have been excellent with Dr Simon Anderson. He has been so helpful in his referrals and general advice in so many ways. I cannot recommend him highly enough to any patient who is looking for a highly experienced and regarded Dr who genuinely has a real care in dealing with patients to give the best outcomes.
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I've known Simon for over 20 years, and is an excellent opinion on inflammatory bowel disease, small bowel diseases, and capsule endoscopy. I have been referring patients to Simon on a regular basis, always to good effect
Dr Terence Wong
Simon is a highly experienced and dedicated gastroenterologist, and has excellent bedside manner. A pleasure to work with, particularly when managing patients with complex small bowel diseases that require endoscopic procedures.
Dr Jason Dunn
What are Dr Simon Anderson's reviews like?
Dr Simon Anderson's overall patient rating is 4.98 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 259 reviews
What languages does Dr Simon Anderson speak?
Dr Simon Anderson speaks English
Where is Dr Simon Anderson located?
Dr Simon Anderson primarily practices at London Bridge Hospital, Part of HCA Healthcare UK, located at 27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
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Does Dr Simon Anderson accept new patients?
Dr Simon Anderson generally accepts new patients.
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