Expertise / Dr Anthony Hobson
Dr Anthony Hobson is a Senior Clinic Scientist, Director of The Functional Gut Clinic and a specialist in diagnostic approaches to Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD). He began his training back in 1991 working with one of the pioneers of anti-reflux surgery in the UK, Mr John Bancewicz in the North West of England. Anthony has performed over 10,000 diagnostic procedures and overseen over 20,000 procedures with his team utilising state of the art high resolution oesophageal manometry techniques and a broad range of ambulatory oesophageal and gastric pH techniques for accurately measuring all types of gastro-oesophageal reflux.
He has performed pre-operative and post operative assessments in over 200 patients being assessed for the LINX anti-reflux device, the most in the UK. He continues to actively publish research in this area and presents at both national and international conferences as an invited speaker.
The Functional Gut Clinic has facilities around the UK meaning that patients can access world class diagnostics regardless of their geographical location.
Consultant ENT Surgeon, Professor of Laryngology, Laryngeal Specialist
I would definitely recommend RefluxUK to anyone who has reflux. The outcome I have experienced is far greater than I could ever have imagined.
As a young child I first experienced vague symptoms which at the time weren’t linked to being caused by reflux.
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I had a very sudden onset of GERD and reflux following an incident in weight training.
It became more acute quite quickly and although there were high doses of PPIs prescribed none really seem to have much effect.
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I started to feel nauseous whenever I ate something. This meant I couldn’t cope at work, feeling sick all the time.
After a few days off and very suppressed eating I felt better but still had a few other symptoms like a lump in my throat and the need to keep sipping water to clear it...
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I have had no heartburn or reflux since surgery and have found I can eat and drink anything.
I suffered from heart burn for most of my adult life particularly in the last 6 to 7 years where my symptoms worsened...
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Being able to eat all my favourite foods and drink alcohol again without any acid reflux is fantastic.
My reflux symptoms started in January 2017 with the sensation of a lump in my throat...
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After 1 month I am symptom and medication free.
My initial symptom was a pain to the left of the breastbone and started about 18 years ago whilst I was in university trying to drink my own body weight each week...
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I feel healthier than I have in a long time.
Experienced heartburn on and off for years and then started experiencing constant nausea and regurgitation with reflux everyday...
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How a tiny necklace of magnets ends misery of heartburn.
Millions of Britons suffer from heartburn caused by acid reflux. A new study has shown that a magnetic Implant can help...
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I can finally eat all my favourite curries, thanks to magnetic implants.
A Scots acid reflux sufferer is finally able to tuck into spicy curries - and it's all thanks to the power of magnets...
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My magic magnets.
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