Dr Besherdas has been a consultant since 2000 and has developed an interest and expertise in therapeutic endoscopy. He is a JAG (Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist. He also has expertise in endoscopy of the biliary tree (ERCP) of which he undertakes more than 200 procedures per annum.
He has expertise in all aspects of diagnostic and therapeutic upper GI endoscopy (gastroscopy) as well as lower GI (colonoscopy) including dilatation, stenting and feeding tube insertions.
Dr Besherdas has held senior positions in NHS, below is a list of some of his past and current roles:
In addition to the above, he is an Honorary Senior Lecturer and Gastroenterologist at the University College London Medical School. Dr Besherdas is actively involved in teaching and training undergraduates. He has also presented and published posters at many national and international gastroenterology events