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Dr Evangelos Russo, Male

Consultant gastroenterologist 6073525
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Biography

Dr Evangelos Russo was appointed as a consultant gastroenterologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in 2017.  He previously completed his specialist training in north west Thames, and a PhD degree at Imperial College London focused on inflammatory bowel disease. He has a strong interest in colonoscopy and polypectomy and is a core member of the lower GI cancer multi-disciplinary team. He has a wide portfolio of endoscopic procedures including diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy, BRAVO pH monitoring, diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy and polypectomy as well as endoscopic full-thickness resection.

His other clinical interest and focus of clinical research  is inflammatory bowel disease as well as  microscopic colitis, a common but often underdiagnosed cause of chronic diarrhoea. He also has wide experience in the investigation and management of a wide range of GI conditions including abdominal pain, dyspepsia and reflux, change in bowel habit, GI bleeding and irritable bowel syndrome.

Additional languages spoken: French, Greek

HIs publications include:

EA Russo, SA Khan, R Janisch, RN Gunn, EA Rabiner, SA Taylor, PM Matthews, TR Orchard. The role of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in the monitoring of inflammatory activity in Crohn’s disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2016 – In press

A Plumb, A Menys, EA Russo, D Prezzi, G Bhatnagar, R Vega, S Halligan, TR Orchard, SA Taylor. Magnetic resonance imaging-quantified small bowel motility is a sensitive marker of response to medical therapy in Crohn’s disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2015 Aug;42(3):343-55

P Kennedy, EA Russo, N Kumar, N Powell, P Vlavianos, A Thillainayagam, D Bansi, D   Westaby. Effectiveness of prophylactic pancreatic stents in preventing post-ERCP pancreatitis: A two-year retrospective controlled study in a tertiary centre in London.

Surg Endosc. 2010 Aug;24(8):1923-8

 EA Russo, M Iacucci, JO Lindsay, S Campbell, JP Hamlin, TR Orchard, N Arebi, AL Hart, SM Gabe, MR Jacyna, J Nightingale, M O’Connor, AW Harris, C O’Morain, S Ghosh.

Survey regarding the use of adalimumab as maintenance therapy in Crohn’s disease in England and Ireland.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010 Mar;22(3):334-9.

EA Russo, AW Harris, S Campbell, J Lindsay, A Hart, N Arebi, A Milestone, HH  Tsai, J Walters, M Carpani, D Westaby, A Thillainayagam, D Bansi, S Ghosh.

Experience of maintenance infliximab therapy for refractory ulcerative colitis in England.

Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Feb 1;29(3):308-14.

Special interests

  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Colonoscopy and polypectomy
  • Dyspepsia and acid reflux
  • Irritable bowel syndrome