Dr Andy Poullis is a Consultant Gastroenterologist based at St George's Hospital, London and Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton. He has been a consultant for over 10 years and has a particular interest in luminal gastroenterology and endoscopy. He qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and completed his junior and specialist training in London.
He is involved in all aspects of gastroenterological care running weekly gastroenterology clinics at St George's and Queen Mary's Hospitals along with specialist Inflammatory Bowel Disease clinics at St George's. He also carries out regular upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy lists at St George's and Queen Mary's Hospitals and he is an accredited screening colonoscopist for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme delivering this service for South West London and Gibraltar.
In addition to his regular clinical work he has carried out work for the British Society of Gastroenterology, The Royal College of Physicians and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
BMA - BSG - FRCP - MDU
Andy has undertaken research in a broad range of gastrointestinal problems and has published widely developing a National and International reputation.
He was awarded a MD by the University of London for his research and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at St. George’s Hospital Medical School.
International research reputation - web link
Global research reputation - web link
Scientific advisor at DiagNodus - web link
Soubieres A, Wilson P, Poullis A, Wilkins J Rance M Burden of irritable bowel syndrome in an increasingly cost-aware National Health Service Frontline Gastroenterology 2015;0:1–6
Hewett R, Chan D, Kang JY, Poullis A New Barrett's oesophagus surveillance guidelines: significant cost savings over the next 10 years on implementation Frontline Gastroenterology 2015;6:6–10
R Hewett, J Hayat, J-Y Kang, A Poullis Eosinophilic Oesophagitis : A Clinical Update Foundation Years Journal 2015;9(2): 34-39
Fleming K, Ashcroft A, Alexakis C, Tzias D, Groves C, Poullis A.Proposed case of mesalazine-induced cardiomyopathy in severe ulcerative colitis. World J Gastroenterol. 2015;21(11):3376-9
A Soubieres , F Boa, F Uddin, L Kent, S Davie, A Poullis A Practical guide to the use of faecal calprotectin testing Foundation Years Journal 2015;9(2): 12-15
Tai CK, Leung P, Poullis A, Curry G. Comment on 'Reasons for non-uptake and subsequent participation in the NHS bowel cancer screening programme: a qualitative study'. Br J Cancer. 2015;112(11):1834
Abeysekera K, Bunsa B, Beharry N, Poullis A. A false positive Meckel's scan in a young women with iron deficiency anaemia. Gastroenterology Today 2015;25(2):16-18
Tai CK, Sivakumaran D, Handslip R, Inayet N, Poullis A, Bano G Reye’s like Syndrome in an Adult; a Forgotten Entity. J Clin Med CaseReports. 2015;2(2): 5
Hewett R, Hayat J,Kang JY, Poullis A Eosinophilic Oesophagitis (EoE): An update Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research 2015;4(9): 1755-61
Morgan S, Alexakis C, Medcalf L, Chhaya V, Neild P, Poullis A, Pollok R Colonoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease self-reported experience, understanding, anxieties and tolerance of the procedure F100Research 2015;4:927-935
Alexandropoulou K, Reid F, Holliman R, Al-Ghusein H, Poullis A, Kang JY Helicobacter pylori seropositivity in England, 2001-2007: time trends and the effect of ethnicity International Journal of Digestive Disease 2015;1(6):1-7
Thomas D, Deedat S, Raker J, Kang JY, Cranston A, Poullis A The Wandsworth Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Symptom Awareness Pilot Project International Journal of Digestive Disease 2015;1(4):1-6
Loktionov A, Chhaya V, Bandaletova T, Poullis A Assessment of cytology and mucin 2 in colorectal mucus collected from patients with inflammatory bowel disease: Results of a pilot trial J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 in press
Andy has 3 young children and a Cocker Spaniel, they fill all the spare time he has!
Gordon Holmes Prize for Medicine
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St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust