Dr Adam Harris

Dr Adam Harris

BSc, MBBS, MD, FRCP

Gastroenterology

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3 specialists

34 years of experience
24 years as a specialist
Video consultation
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Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.99

Bedside Manner

4.96

Explanation

4.97

Top feedback

“As a patient who has a huge phobia of attending any hospital and procedures I can highly recommend Dr Harris for putting you at ease. Very experienced and super kind and a great sense of humour ! Thank you all for looking after me. “
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Subspecialties

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3249123
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    About

    Dr Adam Harris is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician with a special interest in dyspepsia, gastro-oesophageal reflux, irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel diseases. He qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1987 and gained the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1995 following two years of full-time academic research within the field of gastroenterology. 

    Dr Harris worked for the NHS for over 30 years, working as a consultant in Tunbridge Wells from 1997 until 2017, and now practices exclusively privately in multiple clinics in West Kent and the City of London. He is actively involved in the British Society of Gastroenterology and has held the roles of Secretary and Chair within the Clinical Services & Standards Committee. In October 2007, he received a National Bronze Clinical Excellence Award, recognizing his “sustained and dedicated contribution to the NHS over and above any contractual requirement”.

    Dr Harris has been involved in multiple publications, both within his field and more generally. He co-authored the NICE guidelines for ulcerative colitis, as well as the BSG Handbook for Independent Practice. He has also been active in research on topics ranging from ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease to Helicobacter pylori and acid-related disease. 

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    Procedures

    • Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Video Consultation
    • Coloproctology
    • Gastroscopy
    • Sigmoidoscopy
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    Special interests

    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Acid Reflux
    • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Bloating
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • LPR Reflux
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Constipation
    • Diarrhoea
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastritis
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Heart Burn
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Oesophagitis
    • Swollen Stomach
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
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    Education

    Qualifications

    BSc University of London 1984

    MD University of London 1996

    MB BS University of London 1987

    FRCP Royal College of Physicians of London 2001

    Additional training

    Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership Christ Church University, Kent 2010

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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.99
    Bedside Manner
    4.96
    Explanation
    4.97
    Endoscopy
    29/109
    Colonoscopy
    24/109
    Hiatus Hernia
    16/109
    Acid Reflux
    14/109
    Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    14/109
    Video Consultation
    8/109
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    7/109
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    7/109
    Bloating
    6/109
    Crohn’s Disease
    4/109
    LPR Reflux
    4/109
    Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    3/109
    Barrett's Oesophagus
    2/109
    Constipation
    2/109
    Diarrhoea
    2/109
    Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    2/109
    Coeliac Disease
    1/109
    Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    1/109
    Functional Bowel Disease
    1/109
    Gastroenterology
    1/109
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    1/109
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    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    As a patient who has a huge phobia of attending any hospital and procedures I can highly recommend Dr Harris for putting you at ease. Very experienced and super kind and a great sense of humour ! Thank you all for looking after me.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Could not have been in better hands from start to finish of treating me. A very likeable chap indeed, professional and very clear throughout. I would have no hesitation in using again or refering to others.
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    (5/5)
    Very approachable and provided clear explanations .
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    A pleasant professional discussion
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    A very nice person to be treated by, and at all stages of my treatment the explanations were excellent. I would highly recommend Dr. Harris to anyone.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    A very professional and informative consultation.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Happy with my initial consultation. Thank you
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    My treatment by Dr Harris was second to none. My endoscopy procedure was excellent and his bedside manner was caring, calm and professional. He explained the results eloquently and I feel very thankful that I was under his care.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    At my 1st consultation Dr Harris immediately made me feel relaxed and confident , that I was seeing the right person . I was pleased that I was able to see him face to face , which made the consultation much easier . He explained in detail what he thought the problem could be , and the possible causes . I then attended the Spire Hospital where I had endoscopy. I was slightly apprehensive , but immediately put at ease by Dr Harris’s professional but caring nature, he takes time to make you feel relaxed. My follow up appointment with Dr Harris was supposed to be by Zoom , I had a problem with my computer, so he called and gave me my diagnosis. The call was approximately 20 minutes, in which time everything was explained to me in detail . I would highly recommend Dr Harris, based on my personal experience.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Brilliant. Lovely, kind and thoughtful and cheerful manner, patient and thorough. Very knowledgable on all gastro topics - am relieved to find his help and feel optimistic that with Dr Harris thoughtful care and guidance I will be able to resolve some gastro issues that have dogged me for some years.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 3 doctors for:
    3

    Gastroenterology

    Dr Evangelos Russo
    Dr Evangelos Russo
    Gastroenterology

    17-05-2021

    Adam has been a teacher and a mentor to me for 16 years. He is an excellent diagnostician, with a spherical and holistic approach to patient care, and a very warm bedside manner. I thoroughly enjoy working with him, and I would definitely have him look after me!!

    For specialty: Gastroenterology
    For conditions: Acid Reflux, Dyspepsia (Indigestion), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux, Coeliac Disease
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Laurence Maiden
    Dr Laurence Maiden
    Gastroenterology

    06-04-2021

    Having been a colleague of Dr Harris' for 20 years, I am pleased to be able to recommend him as an expert opinion in gastroenterology and a mentor in my early practice. Without a doubt, he always puts his patients first by making them the centre of everything he does. His knowledge is second to none and he has a keen eye for detail, often able to make a provisional diagnosis from the history and clinical examination alone, with the considered use of investigations. His approach and sense of humour puts his patients at ease from the outset and I have no hesitation in recommending him as a fellow expert in this field of medicine.

    For specialty: Gastroenterology
    For conditions: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Dennis Barnes
    Dr Dennis Barnes
    Endocrinology

    13-05-2021

    Dr Adam Harris is an excellent Consultant Gastroenterologist with whom I have had the pleasure to work with for over 20 years. He keeps up-to-date with advances in Gastroenterology and takes pride in delivering evidence-based medicine to his patients. He is professional, and is extremely clear in his verbal and written communication. He is also a highly experienced endoscopist. I have no hesitation in recommending him to patients seeking a gastroenterological opinion.

    For specialty: Gastroenterology
    For conditions: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux, Coeliac Disease
    Connection: Is a colleague

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