Dr John Widdrington

Speciality
Infectious Diseases
Telephone
01642 835677
Appointed
Jan 2019
Special interests
  • The management of complex infections, including orthopaedic and neurological infections
  • Outpatient antibiotic therapy – intravenous and complex oral antibiotic services
  • Penicillin allergy assessment and de-labelling
  • Chronic viral infections – treatment and monitoring of HIV and viral hepatitis
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate medical education
Training
  • 2012-2015: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Newcastle University
  • 2014: Specialty Certificate Examination in Infectious Diseases. Royal College of Physicians
  • 2011-12: Masters by Research (MRes). Newcastle University
  • 2007: Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. School of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool
  • 2006-2007: Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP). Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh)
  • 1999-2004: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS): Honours (with Distinction). Newcastle University