Dr Jim McLoughlin

Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist

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Consultant Physician/Gastroenterologist since 1979, based in Mater, some sessions in other hospitals.Now retired from full-time practice, he continues to treat substantial numbers, performing endoscopies for Belfast Trust and Kingsbridge Private Hospital.

Highly experienced in diagnostic and therapeutic upper/lower GI endoscopies, achieving national standards of excellence in clinical audits.

Personal profile

I am the father of 3children (a paediatric consultant, a chemical engineer, and an optometry director of his own Specsavers store), and grandfather to 8 grandchildren. These roles occupy much of my free time but I enjoy walking, holidays, DIY, and making stained glass suncatchers.

Qualifications

MB. BCh, BAO (Hons)

Queen’s University, Belfast  1971

MRCP (UK)

1974

MD (by research & thesis)

QUB 1977 – Hormonal Aspects of Peptic Ulcer and Migraine

FRCP (London)

1989

FRCPI

1996

Treatments and areas of interest

  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, both diagnostic and therapeutic.
  • I perform c. 300 Colonoscopies annually and similar numbers of Gastroscopies (OGD).
  • 100 colonoscopies pa are required to maintain skills.
  • Audits have shown performance of these to higher than national norms.

Kingsbridge Private Hospital,
811-815 Lisburn Road,
Belfast,
BT9 7GX

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Dr Jim McLoughlin’s Specialism(s)

Endoscopy

Gastroenterology

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