Dr Rob Heuschkel
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist


  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • endoscopy
  • enteral nutrition
  • clinical trials

Qualified St Mary’s Medical School, London in 1990. I trained in paediatric gastroenterology at Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children, Hackney, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London and the Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead with Professor John Walker-Smith. I then spent 14 months as Clinical Fellow in the Combined Program for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Boston Children’s, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the US. I was appointed to my first consultant post in Paediatric Gastroenterology at the Royal Free Hospital in October 2000. I have published in peer-reviewed journals and continue to lecture at national and international meetings. I moved to Addenbrooke’s in January 2008 to develop a regional gastroenterology service for children in the East of England. I am Chair of the IBD Working Group for the British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (BSPGHAN), and Member of the GI Committee of our European specialty society (ESPGHAN).