Dr Simon Peake is a consultant gastroenterologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London. He qualified from St Mary’s Hospital medical school, London with honours and distinction and was also awarded a BSc degree with first class honours.
Dr Peake continued his medical training at several London hospitals during which time he has undertaken specialist fellowships in inflammatory bowel disease and advanced endoscopy at St Marks Hospital. He has undertaken postgraduate research in endoscopy and immunology, investigating the impact of novel therapeutic agents in the treatment of Crohn’s disease.
He has extensively published in the fields of inflammatory bowel disease and endoscopy as well as writing several book chapters and peer reviewing articles for high impact gastroenterological journals.
Since his appointment as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at St Mary’s Hospital, Dr Peake has taken on the roles of both unit and endoscopy training lead for the hospital as well as the lead physician for inflammatory bowel disease. In addition, he has active roles within Imperial College, both as a member of the college admission interview panel and as an examiner for undergraduate examinations.