Professor Yan Yiannokou
Job Title: Consultant Neurogastroenterologist
Professor Yan Yiannakou is a Consultant Neurogastroenterologist at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust and visiting consultant at Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Trust.
He is Director of the Durham Constipation Service which acts as a tertiary referral centre for severe constipation in the North of England. Research interests include assessment methods in patients with severe constipation; understanding the patient perspective, and development of novel therapies.
Prof Yiannakou is Clinical Lead for Industry Research for North East and North Cumbria Local Research Network, overseeing delivery of commercial research trials. He is also Deputy R&D Director of Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust. Strategic interests include novel recruitment methods and partnerships in research delivery.