About Professor Ailsa Hart

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Digestive Health

Sub-specialties: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Changes in Bowel Habit, Abdominal Pain, Endoscopy, Gut Microbiome, Gastroenterology, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Bloating, Diarrhoea, Colonoscopy, Gastroscopy.

Professor Ailsa Hart is a leading international authority in the management of inflammatory bowel disease. She is an experienced gastroenterologist who performs both colonoscopies and gastroscopies and is Professor of Practice at Imperial College London.

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Professor Ailsa Hart is a leading international authority in the management of inflammatory bowel disease. She is an experienced gastroenterologist who performs both colonoscopies and gastroscopies and is Professor of Practice at Imperial College London.

Areas of Expertise

Conditions that Professor Ailsa Hart commonly treats for, include:

Professor Ailsa Hart is an experienced gastroenterologist who performs:

About Professor Ailsa Hart

Professor Ailsa Hart is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at St Mark’s Hospital and Dean of St Mark’s Hospital Academic Institute, London, UK. She is a nationally and internationally respected clinician in the field of inflammatory bowel disease. She has designed and delivered the IBD clinical service and the research agenda at St Mark’s Hospital over the last 15 years. Her areas of expertise encompass all aspects of managing inflammatory bowel disease.

“I strive to achieve the best management of inflammatory bowel disease for each individual patient and endeavour to personalise care for every  patient I see” – Professor Ailsa Hart

Professor Ailsa Hart studied medicine at Oxford University and was awarded a First-Class Honours Degree. She achieved her PhD with Imperial College London, funded by a Wellcome Trust Fellowship, and in 2016, she achieved academic promotion at Imperial College London, UK, and is now Professor of Practice. She is also Honorary Skou Professor at the University of Aarhus in Denmark. She has mentored and trained many gastroenterologists, who are now engaged in IBD management nationally and internationally. Together with many of them, she has published 2 books and over 280 papers, reviews and book chapters.

Professor Hart is currently on the Governing Board of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) as Scientific Officer and was past Treasurer and member of the Clinical Committee of ECCO. She is also on the IBD Clinical Research Group Committee for the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and past Chair of the Gut Microbiota for Health Group of the BSG. Professor Ailsa Hart is the UK Patient and Public Involvement Lead for Gastroenterology and is on the Research Committee for the Crohn’s and Colitis UK charity. She is a member of the International Organization for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IOIBD).

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Memberships

  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • Royal College of Physicians

Research Highlights

She has published extensively  in the field of inflammatory bowel disease. She has published over 280 papers and 2 books on the topic of inflammatory bowel disease. She has pioneered faecal microbiota transplantation, and has particular expertise in patients with perianal Crohn’s disease, ileo-anal pouch anastomoses and IBD cancer surveillance.