How do I get treatment

For London Colorectal please telephone:

  • +44 (0) 20 7403 6061

For Gastroenterology please call:

  • +44 (0) 20 7234 2292


Dr Simon Anderson / Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist

Dr Simon Anderson graduated from the University of Cape Town 1990. He underwent higher specialist training at King's College Hospital (Liver Diseases and Intensive Care) and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital (Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine).
His research was conducted at St Thomas' Hospital and he was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) degree from the University of London in 2004. He is dual accredited in Gastroenterology and General (Internal) Medicine and was appointed as Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist to Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in 2006.
He heads an acute general medicine firm at St Thomas' Hospital where he is actively involved in teaching under- and post-graduates. His interests are general gastroenterology, therapeutic endoscopy and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's disease).

Awards and grants

1999 Wellcome Institute Research Fellowship
2001 British Medical Association (BMA) Insole award
2001 National Osteoporosis Society Research Award



Anderson SHC, Davies G, Dalton HR. Key topics in Gastroenterology. 286pp. Bios Scientific Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK (1999).


Anderson SHC, Dalton HR. The use of Octreotide in the treatment of mesenteric angina. Am J Gastroenterol. 1997;92(7):1222-3.

Anderson SHC, Hudson-Peacock M, Muller AF. Malignant acanthosis nigricans: Potential role of chemotherapy. Br J Dermatology. 1999;141(4):714-716.

Anderson SHC, Richardson PR, Wendon J, et al. Acute liver failure as the initial manifestation of acute leukaemia. Liver 2001;21:287-292.

Jugdaohsingh R, Anderson SHC, Tucker KL, et al. Dietary silicon intake and absorption. Am J Clin Nutr 2002;75:887-93.

Anderson SHC, Elliott H, Wallis DJ, et al. Dissolution of different forms of partially porous silicon wafers under simulated physiological conditions. Phys Stat Sol 2003;197(2):331-5.

Meenan J, Anderson S, Tsang S, et al. Training in radial EUS: What is the best approach and is there a role for the nurse endoscopist? Endoscopy 2003;35:1020-23.

Anderson SH, Meenan J, Williams KN, et al. The efficacy and safety of endoscopic dilatation of esophageal strictures in epidermolysis bullosa. Gastrointest Endoscopy 2004;59:28-32.

Anderson SHC, Wilkinson M. Today’s optimum management of dyspepsia and ulcers. Prescriber 2005;16(2):41-55.

Anderson SH, Yadegarfar G, Arastu MH, et al. The relationship between gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms and achalasia. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006;18(4):369-74.

Published Abstracts

Anderson SHC, Muller AF. Peripheral vein total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in a General Hospital. Gastroenterology 1997;112(4):A859.

Anderson SHC, Matson MB, Morrison ID, et al. Initial experience of Magnetic Resonance Cholangiography on a 0.5 Tesla Scanner. Gastroenterology 1997;112(4):A498.

Meenan J, Anderson SHC, Reffitt D, et al. The role of observation. ‘Hands on’ experience and endoscopic background in endoscopic ultrasound training. Gastroint Endoscopy 2002;56(4):S144.

Anderson SHC, Anggiansah A, Aratsu M, et al. Heartburn in patients with untreated achalasia. Gut 2002;50(11): A192.

Anderson SHC, Meenan J, Thompson RPHT. Endoscopic dilatation in epidermolysis bullosa improves dysphagia and allows weight gain. Gastroenterology 2003;124(4):A236.

Doig L, Vu CKF, Anderson S, et al. Oesophageal cancer staging by the nurse endosonographer. Gut 2004;53(111):A42.

Meenan J, Vu C, Anderson S, et al. Feasibility of non-physician EUS staging of oesophageal cancer and its impact on the wider EUS service. Gut 2005;54(11):A110.

Dr S. H. C. Anderson Limited is a partner of the gastroenterology section of London Colorectal Group: Terry Wong & Associates

For Gastroenterology please call: +44 (0) 20 7234 2292