Dr Simon Anderson

Dr Simon Anderson



28 years of experience
16 years as a specialist

Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3626056
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    Practices worked at


    1 Welbeck St, Marylebone, London, London, United Kingdom, W1G 0AR
    19 reviews

    Chelsea Outpatient Centre

    280 Kings Road, London, United Kingdom, SW3 5AW
    20 reviews

    Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostics Centre

    Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostic Centre,102 Sydney Street Chelsea, London, United Kingdom, SW3 6NR
    16 reviews

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    241 reviews


    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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    Medical procedures

    • General gastroenterology
    • Therapeutic endoscopy
    • Capsule endoscopy
    • Wireless capsule endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy and colonoscopy
    • Balloon enteroscopy
    • Double balloon enteroscopy 
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    Special interests

    • Gastroenterology
    • Endoscopy 
    • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
    • Crohn's disease
    • Colitis (ulcerative colitis)
    • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
    • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD) 
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    • MB ChB - University of Cape Town - 1990 
    • MD - University of London - 2004
    • FRCP
    • Member of the British Society of Gastroenterology
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