Anthony AXON

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Gastroenterology Unit
The Centre for Digestive Diseases
The General Infirmary at Leeds
Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX UK

phone 0113 3 922125

fax 0113 3 926968


Current Position

Clinical Director

The Centre for Digestive Diseases

The General Infirmary at Leeds, UK



1965 qualified with distinction in medicine
London University
St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College

1975 St. Thomas’s, post-graduate studies in general medicine and gastroenterology


Professional Experience

1975 appointed consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist
The General Infirmary at Leeds


Selected Honors and Chairmanships

Chairman of the World Congress working group on "Endoscopic disinfection", Sydney, 1990. Chairman of the World Congress working group on "Surveillance of pre-malignant lesions of the gastrointestinal tract", Los Angeles, 1994. A member of the "Management of dyspepsia" working group, Vienna, 1998. And a member of the Scientific Committee of the United European Gastroenterology Federation 1997-1999. Served on the Council of the Royal College of Physicians, past-Vice President (Endoscopy) of the British Society of Gastroenterology. Vice President of the European Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy and President-Elect of the British Society of Gastroenterology, 2000 AD.


Research Interests

Intestinal permeability, ERCP, the disinfection of endoscopic equipment and inflammatory bowel disease. His interest in diseases of the stomach is long standing. His major recent contributions have been in the field of peptic ulcer, dyspepsia, Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric cancer.


He has published over 270 papers in peer reviewed journals.

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