GMC Number: 6076946
Year of first qualification: 2003, University of Bristol
Specialty: Gastroenterology & General Internal Medicine
Clinical interest: Inflammatory bowel disease, General gastroenterology, Endoscopy, Barrett’s oesophagus
Secretary: Sally Bale
Telephone: 0117 414 6353
Dr Leonard Griffiths is a Gastroenterologist with broad interests including general gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and endoscopy.
He qualified in 2003 from the University of Bristol, trained in the South West region and became a Consultant at North Bristol NHS Trust in 2017. He previously held lead roles in Audit and Education and is now the Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology & Hepatology.
Dr Griffiths is an endoscopy trainer, and accredited as a Bowel Cancer Screening Programme endoscopist. He works with his colleagues including IBD nurses striving to increase standards in IBD care. Dr Griffiths has an interest in computers and IT systems, and how these might improve information availability and workflow, with several projects ongoing.
In terms of research, Dr Griffiths received a PhD from the University of Bath Department of Biochemistry for his research into Barrett’s oesophagus (a pre-cancerous condition of the food pipe). This work led to a research trial in Barrett’s oesophagus where he was the Principle Investigator.
Dr Leonard Griffiths is a member of:
- British Society of Gastroenterology
- Royal College of Physicians
- British Society for Developmental Biology