Dr Meron Jacyna is a Consultant Gastroenterologist, working as part of the St Marks & Northwick Park Hospitals team. He treats all gastrointestinal and hepato-biliary diseases and is a highly experienced endoscopist, undertaking endoscopic procedures, including therapeutic gastroscopy & colonoscopy.
Graduated Dundee Medical School in 1981, winning the Sir James McKenzie Prize in Medicine as outstanding graduate. Obtained MRCP (1984), MD thesis (1987), FRCP (1992). Worked as a Clinical Lecturer, utilising the newly developing molecular technologies to identify the pre-core mutant hepatitis B virus (published 1988). Published the first randomised controlled trial of interferon in hepatitis C infection (1989).
Appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Northwick Park Hospital in 1989. Closely involved during the transfer of St Marks Hospital from City Road to Northwick Park in 1995, acting as Clinical Director for the Endoscopy Unit for several years after their arrival.