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Dr John Saunders

Consultant Gastroenterologist

John is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Sulis Hospital Bath. He trained at St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine, graduating in 2001. He undertook higher specialist training in Medicine and Gastroenterology in the Wessex region and completed a research fellowship in Clinical Nutrition at the Institute of Human Nutrition (Southampton University).

John was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Royal United Hospital, Bath in 2013. He looks after patients with a broad range of gastrointestinal problems and has a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease, clinical nutrition and endoscopy.

JAG Accreditation

Sulis Hospital is (JAG) Joint Advisory Group Accredited for its Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

The JAG Accreditation Scheme is designed to recognise examples of exemplary standards in the sector and denotes formal recognition that an endoscopy unit has the competence to deliver against national measures set out in the Global Rating Scale Standards (GRS), a tool produced to assess how well a unit provides patient centred care.

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Additional information about Dr John Saunders

Colonoscopy, Bowel screening, Inflammatory bowel disease, Gastroscopy, Coeliac disease, IBS, General gastroenterology

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Royal United Hospital


Inflammatory bowel disease


Gastrointestinal cancer

Research interests

Clinical nutrition

Inflammatory bowel disease

British Society of Gastroenterology

Member of the Royal College of Physicians

British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

British Medical Association

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