Professor Brian P. Saunders MD FRCP
Professor Saunders is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Specialist Endoscopist at St. Mark’s Hospital, a tertiary referral centre for complex intestinal problems. He is Chairman of Gastroenterology at St. Mark’s Hospital, Director of Bowel Cancer Screening for North West London and Lead Clinician for both the Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy and the Kennedy-Leigh Academic Endoscopy Centre. He is a founding member of the British Society of Gastroenterology, Endoscopy Research Committee and former Dean of the St. Mark’s Academic Institute.
His research interests include all aspects of colonoscopic practice and particularly practical aspects of polyp resection and bowel cancer prevention. He is the co-applicant on several major grants, has published >130 peer-reviewed articles, written multiple book chapters and is co-editor of the book, “Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy”. Over the last 15 years he has demonstrated colonoscopy techniques and has lectured at most of the major endoscopy and gastroenterology meetings throughout the World.
He is married with three children and in his spare time enjoys trail running, tennis and cricket.