Dr Laurence Maiden

BSc, MBBS, MD, FRCP


  • Specialities Gastroenterology, Hepatology
  • Telephone 01892 552932
  • Year of first qualification 1993
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English

  • GMC Number 4024545
  • Fax 01892 552929

Profile

Dr Maiden trained at University College and Middlesex School of Medicine, London, gaining a BSc in Anatomy and Basic Medical Sciences before graduating as a doctor in 1993. Completing his general medical training in Poole, Dorset, he returned to London and South East Thames to complete his specialist training at the Kent and Sussex, Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College and Lewisham Hospitals.

He is dual accredited in both General (internal) medicine and gastroenterology. Dr Maiden has been a consultant at the Tunbridge Wells Hospital since December 2008 and is happy to receive referrals on all aspects of gastroenterology (stomach and bowels) and hepatology (liver), including small bowel pathology and nutrition.

Dr Maiden holds the posts of clinical lead for the Department of Gastroenterology, clinical lead for Nutrition and clinical lead for Endoscopy in his NHS tenure and is one of the only five colonoscopists in West Kent who has been accredited as an advanced practitioner for screening on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Mr Maiden specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital:


Clinics

  • Monday and Thursday evenings by arrangement

Locations

Current posts

  • Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Pembury

Interests

Other interests

  • Interventional colonoscopy (polypectomy)
  • Small bowel
  • Nutrition
  • Capsule endoscopy

Personal interests

Skiing, snowboarding and scuba diving


Member of

  • Medical Defence Union
  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians

Research

Dr Maiden spent 2 years researching into non-invasive investigation of small bowel pathology, including capsule endoscopy and faecal calprotectin, at King's College London which culminated in the post graduate award of Doctor of Medicine in 2008. In this time he gained considerable experience in capsule endoscopy and is considered a national opinion on the subject.


Declaration

Dr Laurence Maiden works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • Aviva Health
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Health-on-Line
  • Cigna
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Benenden Health
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • CS Healthcare
  • The Exeter Friendly

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

Dr Laurence Maiden does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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