Dr Marcus Harbord

Dr Marcus Harbord

BSc Imperial College 1989 MB BS University of London 1992 MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1995 PhD University College London 2002 FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2008

Gastroenterology

27 years of experience

Subspecialties

  • General Medicine
  • Hepatology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • neuro-gastroenterology
  • pancreaticobiliary medicine (bile ducts & pancreas)
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3686876
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    Chelsea Outpatient Centre

    280 Kings Road, London, United Kingdom, SW3 5AW
    37 reviews

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    186 reviews

    About

    Marcus Harbord was appointed a Consultant Physician &
    Gastroenterologist at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in 2006,
    specialising in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), colorectal cancer and
    colonoscopy. He was lead clinician of the Gastroenterology Department 2007-2016.
    He was previously a consultant physician at the Royal Free Hospital.
     

    After leaving Eton College, he completed medical studies at St Mary's
    Hospital, London in 1992, with further training at UCL, the Royal Free, and St
    Mark’s Hospital. He was awarded a PhD in biochemistry by UCL in 2002. He was an
    editorial board member of Inflammatory
    Bowel Disease 2006-2016; chairman of the New Consultants’ Committee at the
    Royal College of Physicians 2009-2011; an elected member of the European
    Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) guidelines committee 2013-2016 and
    chairman of this committee 2015-2016.   He is responsible for two new European guidelines, Extra-intestinal manifestations in IBD (2016) and Ulcerative colitis (2017). 

    He is the main author of the ECCO e-guide, a web-based global learning resource that has
    converted all ECCO guidelines into an interactive, algorithmic learning tool. He is co-author of a textbook, Emergencies in Gastroenterology & Hepatology,
    published by Oxford University Press in 2013. He is principle investigator for
    the UK twin IBD registry, undertaking collaborative studies with other European
    centres in epigenetics and metabolomics. In 2019 he founded WikiMed LDA, a
    not-for-profit, Med-Tech initiative to provide medical diagnosis and healthcare
    advice for the poorest people in the world. He lives between London and Lisbon.  

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    Medical procedures

    • Colonoscopy 
    • Endoscopy 
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    Special interests

    • Inflammatory bowel disease 
    • Crohn's disease 
    • Ulcerative colitis 
    • Chronic diarrhoea 
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    Education

    • BSc Imperial College 1989
    • MB BS University of London 1992
    • MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1995
    • PhD University College London 2002
    • FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2008
    • Federation Licensing Examination Pennsylvannia state, USA 1993
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