Dr Adam Haycock

Adam is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician at St Mark’s Hospital, part of London North West Healthcare NHS Trust incorporating Northwick Park,  Central Middlesex and Ealing Hospitals. He specialises in endoscopy with a particular interest in colonoscopy and therapeutic endoscopy, including polypectomy, endoscopic mucosal resection, stent insertion, stricture dilatation and treatment of bleeding lesions. His particular research interest is on improving the quality of endoscopic training. Adam is the Trust lead for Upper GI and Hepatobiliary cancer and manages all aspects of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary disorders as well as the care of acute general medical patients at all three trust sites.

Dr Haycock graduated from St Mary’s Hospital (Imperial College) in 1999 and was a specialist registrar in the North West Thames region. He completed an MD at St Mark’s Hospital in 2010 on “Quality Assurance of Training in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy”. This included developing novel techniques for assessing and evaluating training processes, including the use of advanced virtual reality simulation for colonoscopy. He has peer-reviewed publications arising from this research and has been invited to speak at both national and international meetings on the topic. He is the Chair of the UK Endoscopy Training Federation and member of the BSG Endoscopy committee and the Joint Advisory Group (JAG) on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is an international member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and part of a multinational working group to establish consensus guidelines for the use of simulation in gastrointestinal endoscopy. He completed a teaching degree in 2011 leading to accreditation with the Higher Education Academy.

Dr Haycock lives with his family in Buckinghamshire and enjoys cycling, tennis and painting.