Dr Andrew Milestone

BSc (Hons), MB BS, MRCP, MD


  • Specialities Gastroenterology, General (Internal) Medicine
  • Telephone 01432 262502
  • Year of first qualification 1998
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English

  • GMC Number 4544441
  • Fax 014323 44061

Profile

Dr Milestone studied medicine at Imperial College London.  

He subsequently trained in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and General Internal Medicine in Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Charing Cross and St Mark’s hospitals, all internationally recognised centres of excellence in Gastroenterology. He spent the final 3 years of his training treating complex gut diseases, including Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Disease. He is a fully JAG accredited endoscopist and trained at the Wolfson Endoscopy Unit, the only centre in the UK with the distinguished status of OMED World Centre of Excellence for Endoscopic Training and Research. He is also a Faculty member on National courses teaching colonoscopy to other endoscopists.

Dr Milestone is experienced in the management of all aspects of gastrointestinal and liver disorders, comprehensively assessing and investigating your symptoms, before recommending appropriate individualised treatment.

Dr Milestone works closely with an extensive multidisciplinary team of colleagues, including consultant surgeons and radiologists (X-ray), dietitians and psychologists. In particular, patients diagnosed with cancer are managed in close collaboration other experts from the 3 Counties Cancer Network, including chemotherapy/ radiotherapy specialists (oncologists), histopathologists, and MacMillan specialist nurses in order to select the best evidence-based treatment tailored to the patient’s own circumstances. Dr Milestone will refer you as appropriate, introduce and support your case.


Clinics

  • Tuesday PM
  • Other days by arrangement

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician, Hereford County Hospital
  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician, Nuffield Health Hereford Hospital
  • Medical Advisor to the Nuffield Medical Advisory Committee

Interests

Other interests

  • Lead Clinician for Endoscopy Training
  • Lead Clinician in Nutritional Support
  • Lead Clinician for Clostridium difficile prevention
  • Clinical Champion for Service Improvement – Hereford County Hospital

Personal interests

Dr Milestone is married with has 3 young sons. He recently exchanged London life for beautiful Herefordshire and is actively embracing country life.


Member of

  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • British Medical Association
  • European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation
  • Royal College of Physicians of London

Research

Dr Milestone’s post-graduate MD thesis was entitled “The Immunomodulatory Role of Vitamin D in Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Dendritic cells and Homing”.  He studied at St Mark’s Hospital, conducting laboratory research and running tertiary IBD and IBS clinics for complex patients referred from other hospitals. Dr Milestone was awarded “Doctor of Medicine” by Imperial College London in 2011.

Throughout his training, Dr Milestone has had extensive experience of assessing and recruiting patients into Clinical Trials evaluating new treatments. He continues to maintain an interest in clinical research, currently evaluating a new stool test for bowel inflammation and recruiting patients to a genetics study.


Declaration

Dr Andrew Milestone does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Andrew Milestone has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital:

Dr Milestone is a named director and shareholder of AM Gastroenterology Ltd. AM Gastroenterology Ltd owns 100% of the Capsule Endoscopy equipment which is used at Nuffield Health Hereford Hospital.

Dr Andrew Milestone does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.