Dr Aymer Postgate

Aymer is a consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician at The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is Endoscopy Lead for the Trust and was recently appointed as Specialty Lead for Acute Medicine.  He graduated in 1999 with First Class Honours and in the top 1% of his year.  He was awarded the Baldwin Prize for Clinical Medicine, the Bristowe Medal and Beaney Prize for Pathology, The War Memorial Clinical Exhibition, and The Wolfson Foundation scholarship for his BSc studies for which also received a First Class Honours degree.

Aymer undertook core medical training at Charing Cross and West Middlesex Hospitals followed by specialist training in gastroenterology and general medicine within the North West London region between 2003 and 2010. Four years were spent at the specialist St. Mark’s Hospital, including three years of post-graduate research within the Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy for which he received a Doctorate of Medicine degree from Imperial College London in 2010.  His published work is mainly within the fields of interventional endoscopy and capsule endoscopy and he continues to peer review articles for international journals.

Dr Postgate manages all general gastroenterological and liver conditions along with acute medical problems as part of his day-to-day work at Hillingdon Hospital.  He is Endoscopy lead and Training lead for the Trust, and has a particular interest in therapeutic colonoscopy and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, including complex polypectomy, enteral and colonic stenting and ERCP.  He also runs the capsule endoscopy service and participates in the emergency gastrointestinal bleed rota covering both Hillingdon, Mount Vernon and Harefield Hospitals.

Dr Postgate lives in North London with his wife, a general practitioner, and three young children.

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