Dr. James East is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist based at the Translational Gastroenterology Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford. He is Clinical Lead for Endoscopy and Clinical Director of Bowel Cancer Screening Oxfordshire.
He trained in Edinburgh, Cambridge and London, with a research fellowship at St. Mark’s Hospital and was awarded an MD(Res) from Imperial College for his thesis on “Dysplasia detection at colonoscopy”. His research interests include quality in endoscopy, serrated polyps, endoscopy in IBD, and advanced endoscopic imaging and therapy.
He has published more than 100 peer reviewed scientific articles and five book chapters since 2003 and is a regular speaker on endoscopy nationally and internationally. He was elected to the British Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy Committee in 2015 and advises the UK National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE).