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Meet Our Members

As one of the largest medical specialty societies in the UK, we are proud to have members all over the world with a huge range of experiences and backgrounds.

Our new “meet our members” initiative is a series of short interviews with BSG members to find out more about their work, including career highlights and advice, as well as what they value about their membership with the BSG.

If you’d like to take part, please contact the BSG Communications team.

First published on 22 Oct 2020

Meet Prof Reena Sidhu

Professor Reena Sidhu is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Professor with the University of Sheffield. She is a member of the Endoscopy and Education Committee and is the current BSG Education Web Editor.  What attracted you to a career in […]

First published on 18 Oct 2020

Meet Dr Umesh Basavaraju

Umesh is a Consultant Gastroenterologist appointed in 2015 at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. He is a council member of the Scottish Society of Gastroenterology and the Scottish Lead for the BSG Endoscopy Quality Improvement Programme (EQIP). He successfully completed his PhD […]

First published on 18 Oct 2020

Meet Dr Ajay Verma

Ajay is a Consultant Gastroenterologist & Physician at Kettering General Hospital NHS foundation trust. What attracted you to a career in gastroenterology/hepatology? As a medical student at the University of Leicester – I knew as soon as I started doing […]

Francesca Moroni

First published on 30 Sep 2020

Meet Dr Francesca Moroni

Francesca is a SCRED lecturer at the University of Aberdeen and ST7 in Gastroenterology. What attracted you to a career in gastroenterology/hepatology? Like most of the people who choose Gastroenterology as a career, I am of course attracted to the […]

Anton Emmanuel

First published on 30 Sep 2020

Meet Prof Anton Emmanuel

Anton Emmanuel obtained his medical degree from London University. He is a Professor in Neuro-Gastroenterology at University College London and Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (Queen Square). Prior to this, he […]

Mhairi Donnelly

First published on 30 Sep 2020

Meet Dr Mhairi Donnelly

Mhairi is a Consultant Hepatologist at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne. What attracted you to a career in gastroenterology/hepatology? I first considered a career in gastroenterology when I undertook a CMT1 placement in the specialty in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. […]