Name and Position

Professor Andrew Hart
Gastroenterology & General Medicine

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 288358
Fax Number: 01603 288368


Specialty:  Gastroenterology

Special clinical interests: Crohn’s disease & ulcerative colitis. Cancers of the digestive tract

Research interests: Dietary factors in the causation and treatment of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  The causes of cancers of the oesophagus and pancreas, and novel therapies to prevent cancer recurrence.

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London

British Society of Gastroenterology

Professional profile: Leeds University MBBS 1987

MD thesis – methods to increase compliance with colorectal cancer screening 1996

University of Cambridge – Master of Philosophy in Epidemiology 1998

Co-author of paper in The Lancet demonstrating the efficacy of flexible sigmoidoscopy screening for colorectal cancer, which forms the basis of the proposed national screening programme.  Shortlisted for BMJ research paper of the year 2010.