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Dr Bruce Macfarlane

Dr Bruce MacFarlane

Name, qualifications:

Bruce Macfarlane FRCP PhD

Practising at:

Watford General Hospital




General Internal Medicine

Special clinical interests:

All endoscopy (colonoscopy, upper GIT and ERCP); Iron deficiency anaemia; Hepatology and inflammatory bowel disease

Current posts (NHS, University):

Consultant Watford Hospital

Year of first medical qualification


Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians (London) and British Society of Gastroenterology

Contact details:


Professional profile

I qualified 1982 University of the Witwatersrand South Africa, and completed PhD in iron deficiency anaemia in the MRC Iron and Red Cell Metabolism Unit.

I completed postgraduate training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Royal Free Hospital in 1996. Particular interests as detailed above

Personal profile

I'm interested in Mountain climbing and rugby amongst other things

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