Dr Ray McCrudden
Dr Raymond McCrudden qualified from the Middlesex and UCH Hospital in 1990. He completed his specialist training in Gastroenterology and General Internal medicine in the Wessex rotation on the South Coast of England. He undertook 3 years research in Molecular Biology in the Liver Institute Southampton studying liver fibrosis and pancreatic injury. He undertook his final 2 years of training in St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney NSW continuing to work in a viral hepatitis centre and tertiary referral advanced therapeutic endoscopy unit completing his studies with sub-specialty training in ERCP and Endoscopic Ultrasound. He was appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital in 2003. Aside from being Clinical lead in Hepatobiliary disease he has led with colleagues nationally on developing dedicated JAG accredited national courses in EUS for Trainees as well for Train the Trainers. His principal interests are advanced therapeutic endoscopy, ERCP and EUS and hepatobiliary disease, teaching, representing JAG on the QA for teaching EUS and occasionally at weekends he is permitted to taking his camera out for landscape work!