Dr Evans GI Healthcare

Dr Evans BSc (Hons) PhD MRCP

Email: kelly.durkin@nhs.net
Tel: 01438288932 or 07490632382


A portrait of Dr James Evans in a blue suit and tie with trees in the background

Dr Evans BSc (Hons), MBChB, MRCP, PhD

Dr Evans obtained a BSc in Neurosciences at Sussex University in 1998 and qualified from Leicester/Warwick Medical School in 2006 with a prize for Clinical medicine. He undertook his speciality training in North West London between 2012 and 2018 working at centres of excellence including St Marks, St Mary’s and Royal London Hospitals.

In 2015 Dr Evans received the Derek Butler Award and subsequently gained his PhD in 2018 from Queen Mary University of London for his research into the biology of Barrett’s oesophagus and its role in cancer development. He has produced publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented his work at a variety of national and international meetings.

Dr Evans is closely involved in medical education and training, regularly teaching on regional JAG accredited endoscopy training courses. He has a number of leadership roles at East & North Herts Trust including ; Upper GI Cancer service Lead, Upper GI Physiology Lead , Lead for investigating Cancer of Unknown Primary sources and the Lead for the Regional Laser service for upper GI cancers.