Consultant Gastroenterologist

£76761 to £103490
12 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Become an important part of a large team, at the heart of delivering high quality, patient-centred care for the half-million people who live in Grampian, whilst enjoying the benefits and excellent resources from living in one of the UK’s finest cities.

Applications are invited for a Consultant Gastroenterologist with an interest in Luminal Gastroenterology with a focus on advanced endoscopy in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary; an interest in endoscopic ultra-sound and ERCP would be desirable. There is no commitment for General Medicine in this job.

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is the major teaching hospital for the North of Scotland. The Department of Digestive Disorders provides tertiary services for the NHS Grampian Region and the Shetland and Orkney Islands.
The Department of Digestive Disorders offers a full range of secondary and tertiary Luminal Gastroenterology services including Advanced IBD,

Advanced Endoscopy and Nutrition services. In patient care takes place in the recently built Emergency Care Centre with a dedicated 29 bed Gastroenterology ward. Clinic and Endoscopy facilities have also been renovated in recent years provide excellent facilities. 

The unit has an active research programme working jointly with Aberdeen University. There are excellent post graduate educational facilities further enhanced by the newly opened Suttie Centre for Medical Education. The successful applicants would join a team 10 NHS Consultants, and one Academic Consultant. 

Aberdeen is well known for its superb quality of life and enjoys first class amenities, housing and schools. There are excellent connections with other British cities and the continent, flying time to London is one hour with more than 20 daily flights - and road and rail links to all points North and South are easily accessible. Aberdeenshire includes some of the most spectacular countryside in Europe with Royal Deeside and the Cairngorm Mountain National Park and a wide range of outdoor pursuits within easy reach or commute of the city.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit

Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR).

For further information please contact Dr Ashis Mukhopadhya, Clinical Lead Gastroenterology ( on 01224 558952.

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Closing date: Friday 14th July 2017.