Dr Lisa Sharkey



GMC number: 6092261

Practicing since: 2004


Gastroenterology, General (internal) Medicine

Consultation times

  • Weekly Monday 5pm - 8pm
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Dr Lisa Sharkey is an experienced consultant Gastroenterologist in Cambridge. She qualified from the University of Cambridge in 2004 and undertook most of her training in East Anglia before being appointed as a consultant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in 2015. She was granted a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians London in 2019.

She has experience in managing a wide variety of Gastroenterological conditions, including IBD, irritable bowel syndrome, gastro-oesophageal reflux, coeliac disease, constipation, malabsorption, diarrhoea and abdominal pain. She has particular expertise in clinical nutrition and intestinal rehabilitation. She offers a range of endoscopic diagnostic procedures including gastroscopy, colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy and ileoscopy.

Dr Sharkey holds a number of national and international leadership roles in the areas of Clinical Nutrition and Intestinal Rehabilitation and in Nutrition Training for Gastroenterologists and other doctors.

She has published a significant number of peer-reviewed papers and contributed to various textbook chapters.

Special interests

Clinical Nutrition, Inflammatory bowel disease, Irritable bowel syndrome, heartburn/reflux, coeliac disease, chronic constipation, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, anaemia, malabsorption, gastroscopy, colonoscopy, ileoscopy.

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Treatments and tests offered by Dr Lisa Sharkey at Nuffield Health

  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Diagnostic endoscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Nutrition

Locations Dr Lisa Sharkey works with

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  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Association
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge

Insurers Dr Lisa Sharkey works with

Dr Lisa Sharkey works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Healix
  • WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


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

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

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