About Dr Chris Wadsworth

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Digestive Health

Sub-specialties: Endoscopy, Hepatobiliary Medicine, Gastroenterology, Colonoscopy, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Pancreatic Disorders, Changes in Bowel Habit.

Dr Wadsworth is the Clinical Director of Specialist Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, and honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London. His current research activity includes developing new technologies to improve the endoscopic imaging of GI disease.

Overview

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Dr Wadsworth is the Clinical Director of Specialist Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, and honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London. His current research activity includes developing new technologies to improve the endoscopic imaging of GI disease.

Areas of Expertise

Dr Wadsworth is an experienced gastroenterologist and Endoscopist, who performs a range of treatments, including:

Some of the most common conditions he treats are:

About Dr Chris Wadsworth

Dr Chris Wadsworth is a consultant gastroenterologist at OneWelbeck, specialising in endoscopy and hepatobiliary medicine. He is the clinical director of specialist medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London; and honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London.

Dr Wadsworth was awarded a PhD by Imperial College London, in 2013, for his research into improved diagnosis of bile duct and pancreatic disease. He then completed a senior fellowship in advanced therapeutic endoscopy.

His current research focuses on improving national standards in complex endoscopy and the challenge of cholangiocarcinoma diagnosis and a multimodality approach to improve diagnosis.

“My ambition is that OneWelbeck becomes the first choice for informed patients undergoing endoscopy. We’ll achieve this through a combination of our first-class clinical team, an exceptional, premium patient experience and the best clinical outcomes in the sector.”

Following his graduation in 2001, Dr Wadsworth went on to complete his specialist training, which included posts at St Mary’s, Hammersmith and St Mark’s hospitals. He undertook a short travelling fellowship at the Liver Unit at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota. He then completed a year-long senior fellowship in advanced endoscopy in Liverpool. Having taken up his consultant position in 2014, Dr Wadsworth has become lead clinician for endoscopy at Hammersmith Hospital, and clinical director of specialist medicine.

Additional Information

Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians London
  • Member of British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Member of Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Medical Advisory Board Member, AMMF – The UK’s Cholangiocarcinoma Charity

Research Highlights

Dr Wadsworth’s current research activity includes developing new endoscopic techniques to ablate (destroy) tumours of the bile duct and pancreas, new technologies to improve the endoscopic imaging of GI disease, and investigation of new biomarkers (blood tests) to improve the early diagnosis of liver and pancreas tumours.

Dr Wadsworth has contributed to six book chapters, and 50 peer reviewed articles. He is author of the pancreatobiliary chapter in Kumar and Clark’s Textbook of Medicine.