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Areas of Expertise

Dr Gavin Johnson performs a range of treatments, including:

  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Pancreaticobiliary medicine
  • Colonic stenting
  • Duodenal stenting

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

  • Diseases of the bile duct and pancreas
  • Gallstones
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Autoimmune pancreatitis
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Biliary disease
  • Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Career Highlights

Dr Gavin Johnson, MSc, MD, FRCP, is a consultant gastroenterologist at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free Hospital.

After graduating in 1998, Dr Johnson went on to complete his postgraduate training in the north east of England, Sydney and London. He has been on the specialist register of gastroenterology since 2009. During his training, Dr Johnson spent a year as an education fellow at the Royal College of Physicians, running nationwide projects that culminated in a diploma, masters and MD in medical education.

His specialist interest in medical education has led him to develop an internationally recognised postgraduate training portfolio at UCLH in ERCP, endoscopy, and several other gastroenterology disciplines, since 2010.

Dr Johnson is currently leading a Europe-wide group for the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, to develop training standards in EUS and ERCP, and is chairing a similar group for JAG within the UK.

Research highlights

Dr Johnson has published a substantial number of peer-reviewed papers and book chapters in both gastroenterology and medical education. He is a former associate editor of Frontline Gastroenterology – one of the largest postgraduate on-line training resources in the world and a former editor of UEG eLearning.

Get to know Dr Johnson…

Gavin Johnson

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Dr Gavin Johnson
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