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Mr Richard Keld - Endoscopy

Mr Richard Keld is an accredited endoscopist at Euxton Hall and Buckshaw Hospital Lancashire.

Based at: Euxton Hall Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Reflux; Dyspepsia; Gallstones; Colonoscopy; sigmoidoscopy; gastroscopy; endoscopic ultrasound; Endoscopy - therapeutic; Biliary disease; Cancer diagnosis; ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography); Pancreatic surgery / disorders; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Endoscopic procedures.

Academic background

Dr Keld graduated from the University of Manchester in 1999. He entering the North Western Deanery Gastroenterology training program 2003 - 2011.

During this period he has worked at seven North West and Manchester University Hospitals, having acquired comprehensive experience dealing with all aspects of General Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He was awarded a postgraduate degree in the Department of Medicine and Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Manchester for his work investigating the molecular biology and genetics of Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer 2007 - 2009. This research has led to 12 publications in medical journals and presentations at regional, national and international conferences. He is currently the clinical lead for both Gastroenterology and Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer at Wrightinton, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust and he is also an active board member of Manchester Cancer. In addition, he has published work on Coeliac Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Diabetes, Barrett’s Oesophagus and Gastro-intestinal cancer pathways. This has enhanced his clinical competence and expertise in the speciality. Dr Keld continues to be involved in clinical research in his current role and he is a peer reviewer for international medical journals. Dr Keld is skilled in dealing in all aspects of Gastroenterology. He teaches at a national level for the Royal College of Surgeons and General Practioners, physician membership examinations and Colonoscopy training. Dr Keld is heavily involved in clinical audit and strives to improve patient services and experience.

• MB ChB Manchester University 1999

• MRCP(UK) Royal College of Physicians (London) 2003

• MD Manchester University 2009

Professional Memberships

General Medical Council

British Medical Association

British Society of Gastroenterology

Pancreatic Society

NHS base

WWL NHS Foundation trust, Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan Leigh Infirmary

Clinic Times

Mon 09:00 - 12:30 Thurs 13:30 – 17:00

01257 446 855