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Ajay Verma

Ajay Verma

Consultant Gastroenterologist & Physician, Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO), Director of Research & I, Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Ajay is a Consultant Gastroenterologist working in Kettering, Northamptonshire, appointed in 2015. He has specialist interests in IBD, early colorectal cancer, endoscopy (including ERCP), and clinical research. Ajay is one of the hospital’s Chief Clinical Information Officers (CCIO), and the endoscopy training lead. In 2019, Ajay was appointed Gastroenterology specialty lead for NIHR CRN East Midlands and in 2020 was appointed as the research Director at Kettering General Hospital. He is the chief investigator for the CRUK funded COLO-PREVENT study, and the BRACE-1 study. Ajay is chair of the British Society of Gastroenterology's colorectal section and member of the endoscopy clinical research group. He is an elected councillor at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), having previously served as chair of the New Consultants Committee. He is also a member of the Midlands Gastroenterological Society and MidOx IBD committee. Away from work Ajay enjoys spending time with family, his wife Vini is an Interventional GI Radiologist, his son Luca is 9, his daughter Bella is 7. He is a sports fanatic - Football, Cricket, Tennis, American Football. He plays badminton to a reasonable standard (his assessment!).

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