Dr Adam Humphries is a luminal gastroenterologist and specialist endoscopist. He is the clinical lead for endoscopy and his specialist interests include diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, bowel cancer screening endoscopy, video capsule endoscopy, double-balloon enteroscopy and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr Humphries also leads the small bowel endoscopy service at St Mark’s Hospital, a national referral centre and one of only a few sites in the UK that provides double-balloon enteroscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of small bowel diseases.
In 2007 Dr Humphries was awarded a Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Fellowship, and he gained a PhD in 2012 from University College, London for his research into the biology of gastrointestinal tumours. He has published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals, presented work at a variety of national and international meetings and published a number of book chapters. Dr Humphries current academic interests include the evolution of pre-cancerous growths within the gut and the diagnosis and treatment of small bowel diseases.
Dr Humphries qualified from Imperial College Medical School in 2002 and undertook his specialist gastroenterology training within London from 2005-2013. He then completed a fellowship in advanced and small bowel endoscopy at St Mark’s Hospital before being appointed to the Consultant staff in 2014.