Speight, Richard (Ally)

Dr Ally SpeightConsultant Gastroenterologist

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist
  • Tel: 0191 2825424
  • GMC Code: 6114765
  • Qualifications: MA (Cantab), MBBS (hons), MD, MRCP (gastro)
  • Special Interests



    Coeliac disease



  • Biography

    Ally Speight is a consultant gastroenterologist at the Newcastle upon Tyne NHS trust.  He is a graduate of Girton College, Cambridge (Natural Sciences, Genetics) and completed his MBBS, with honours, at Newcastle University in 2005.  He completed specialty training in gastroenterology in North East England.  He subspecialises in IBD and was awarded an MD by Newcastle University for his research in metabolic signalling pathways in Crohn’s disease in 2015.  He has a clinical interest in IBD, therapeutic drug monitoring, coeliac disease and GI complications from oncology treatments.  His research interests include therapeutics in IBD and immune oncology associated colitis.  He is a PI on several commercial trials and investigator lead, portfolio studies in IBD.  He was awarded an NIHR Greenshoots award in 2017.  He is a member of the BSG IBD research group.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided

    General gastroenterology (FRH) – weekly

    IBD clinic (RVI) – weekly

    Paediatric IBD transition clinics - monthly

  • Name of Secretary
    Gillian Thirlwell
  • Any other Information

    Please contact Secretary in first instance with any queries.

  • Richard Speight 
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