Professor Paul Ciclitira was an undergraduate at St Bartholomew's Hospital London, qualifying in 1971. Over the next six years his career steadily advanced though a series of positions at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, Rochford Hospital, Essex, The Royal Marsden Hospital, Surrey and Addenbrokes Hospital, Cambridge. In 1977, he completed postgraduate qualifications including an MD and PhD at The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology Cambridge.
Professor Ciclitira was accredited in general internal medicine and gastroenterology in 1982 and worked as a Senior Registrar at Guy's Hospital London. He was appointed a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist and Senior Lecturer in medicine at St Thomas' Hospital in October 1983 and was made Professor of Gastroenterology at Kings College, London in 1994. He currently runs a Gastroenterology research unit at The Rayne Institute, St Thomas' Hospital where he specialises in malabsorption including coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease and peptic ulcer.
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