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Professor Chris Summerton

Consultant Gastroenterologist



Special Interests:

Gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and general (internal) medicine


Prof Summerton did his initial training at Cambridge University and qualified in 1983. He did his subsequent clinical training in General Medicine and Gastroenterology in Cambridge and Manchester. Prof Summerton pursued research into the area of liver disease within Cambridge University and was awarded an MD Degree in 1994. He was appointed as Trafford’s first Consultant Gastroenterologist in 1996, so was responsible for establishing the new service. He now works as part of a team of three consultants. Prof Summerton has a long-standing interest and expertise in medical education and training. He has established an MSc Degree in Gastroenterology at Salford University and is an Honorary Professor at that institution. Secretary: 0161 746 2378