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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 1 specialist
26 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Sean Preston is a London-based gastroenterologist specialising in the treatment of heartburn, irritable bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and endoscopy of the oesophagus, stomach, and colon. As the director of endoscopy at Barts Health NHS Trust, Dr Preston has significant expertise in all areas of gastroscopy, colonoscopy, and endoscopic ultrasound; he is also an accredited colonoscopist for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme. At London Digestive Health, he works with a clinical team of gastroenterologists, GI surgeons, radiologists and dieticians from other London Teaching Hospitals.


Dr Preston is an advocate of gut health and uses diet, pre- and probiotics in order to achieve optimal bowel conditions. Dr Preston takes a patient-centred approach to his practice and ensures that patients have adequate time during their consultations to thoroughly explain their symptoms and understand any treatment options suggested. He has previously featured in the Tatler Doctors Guide of Britain's top 250 consultants.


Dr Preston gained his initial medical qualification from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School and went on to complete his PhD at Cancer Research UK in London. Following this, he pursued a senior endoscopy fellowship in Sydney before completing specialist gastroenterology training at the Royal London Hospital. Dr Preston has written numerous papers and chapters in books on GI cancer and is currently conducting research into Barrett’s oesophagus. He is also the Chair of Digestive Diseases and Renal Department at HCA Healthcare UK.


It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.

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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 3 specialists
18 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Neuro-Gastroenterology

Dr Philip Woodland is a consultant gastroenterologist and honorary senior lecturer at the Royal London Hospital, a prestigious London teaching hospital. Dr Woodland's private gastroenterology practice is at the Princess Grace Hospital, which is located in close proximity to London's leading medical district around Harley Street.

Dr Woodland received his medical degree from University College London Hospital and went on to complete his PhD in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease at Queen Mary University, London.

In his clinics, Dr Woodland's approach is simple, he continually endeavours to ensure that his patients feel at ease. He makes certain that all his patients receive the time and attention they need when explaining their symptoms and the impact that this is having on their respective lives. To this extent, he is highly-skilled at correctly diagnosing and recommending the appropriate care and treatment programs.

In both his NHS and private clinics, Dr Woodland diagnoses and treats a wide range of gastrointestinal illness. He is also an advanced endoscopist and is highly skilled at performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as gastroscopies, colonoscopies and endoscopic ultrasounds.

Dr Woodland is passionate about research and has an active portfolio of projects that he is currently working on. His particular focus is on research into gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and difficulty when swallowing. Owing to his experience and exploits, it should therefore come as no surprise that he is regularly invited to present his findings and offer his views at prestigious international conferences and meetings on these subjects.

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Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Endoscopy
  • Therapeutic gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Acid reflux (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease)
  • Barrett’s oesophagus
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Gastrointestinal cancers
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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 2 specialists
26 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Dr Irving trained in Medicine at Cambridge University and The London Hospital Medical College, qualifying with distinction in 1995. He conducted his research at Bart’s and The London on inflammatory bowel disease before moving to Australia for a further period of research.

He is internationally known as an expert in inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis) and leads the inflammatory bowel disease service at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London where he also runs a large research and clinical trial programme. He has previously sat on the IBD Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology and Chaired the Education Committee of the European Crohns and Colitis Organisation.

Dr Irving also has a specific interest in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Together with dietetic colleagues at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College London, he introduced the low FODMAP diet to the UK and continues to conduct research in this field. Overall he has over 150 publications and has published 3 books.

His practice includes all aspects of luminal gastroenterology with a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). His endoscopic interests include small bowel capsule endoscopy as well as gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

Along with his interest in inflammatory bowel disease, Dr Irving is interested in irritable bowel syndrome, and endoscopy, gastroscopy and colonoscopy.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Luminal gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 1 specialist
19 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Adam Humphries is a consultant gastroenterologist and specialist endoscopist at St Mark's Hospital, Harrow, an internationally recognised centre of excellence for intestinal disorders and endoscopy. He is the Clinical Lead for Endoscopy and his sub-specialist interests include bowel cancer screening and prevention (nationally accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist), colonoscopy and polypectomy, gastroscopy, small bowel diseases, inflammatory bowel disease, video capsule endoscopy, trans-nasal endoscopy and double-balloon enteroscopy. Dr Humphries also leads the small bowel endoscopy service at St Mark's Hospital, a national referral centre and one of only a few sites in the UK that provides double-balloon enteroscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of small bowel diseases.

In 2007 Dr Humphries was awarded a Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Fellowship and subsequently gained a PhD in 2012 from University College London for his research into the biology of gastrointestinal tumours. He has published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals, presented work at a variety of national and international meetings and published a number of book chapters. Dr Humphries' current academic interests include bowel cancer prevention, evolution of pre-cancerous growths (polyps) within the gut and the diagnosis and treatment of small bowel diseases.

Dr Humphries qualified from Imperial College Medical School in 2002 and undertook his specialist gastroenterology training within London from 2005-2013. He then completed a fellowship in advanced and small bowel endoscopy at St Mark's Hospital before being appointed to the Consultant staff.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Bowel Cancer Screening (nationally accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist)
  • Polypectomy
  • Trans-nasal Gastroscopy
  • Video Capsule Endoscopy
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Bowel cancer prevention and screening (nationally accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist)
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Polypectomy and EMR
  • Video Capsule Endoscopy
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Small bowel diseases
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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 1 specialist
31 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Richard Marley is a Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist. Marley graduated in medicine from Oxford University then Marley completed his postgraduate clinical studies at the Royal Free Hospital and the Hammersmith Hospital. His PhD was on the haemodynamic consequences of cirrhosis. His first post as a Consultant was in 2001 at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Western Australia.

Marey's special interests include General Gastroenterology, Gastroscopy OGD, Colonoscopy, Flexible sigmoidoscopy, Hepatology, General Gastroenterology and Endoscopy.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Gastroscopy OGD
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Hepatology
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Endoscopy
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Gastroscopy OGD
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Hepatology
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Endoscopy
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Gastroenterology
37 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Neuro-Gastroenterology

Professor Stuart Bloom is a consultant gastroenterologist at University College London with his private practices operating at HCA Healthcare UK's, The Wellington Hospital and the Physicians' Clinic. Prof Bloom's special interests lie in general gastroenterology, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, IBS, diverticular disease, food intolerance, coeliac disease and gastro-oesophageal reflux. He set up the Bowel cancer screening programme at UCLH and is an accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist.

He has been a consultant since 1996 and has been chair of the IBD section of the British Society of Gastroenterology. He is medical director for the UK Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Registry.

Prof Bloom has been researching the cause of Colitis and Crohn's disease and together with Professor Tony Segal at the Raine Institute, he has published a recent paper on the latest findings on the causes of the illness.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • General gastroenterology
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • IBS
  • Diverticular disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Food intolerance
  • Coeliac disease
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • General gastroenterology
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • IBS
  • Diverticular disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Food intolerance
  • Coeliac disease
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Bowel cancer screening
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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 1 specialist
26 years of experience

Dr Seward is a Gastroenterologist who has a subspecialist interest in the diagnosis and treatment of precancer and early cancer in the bowel. He has a particular focus on colonoscopy, and currently performs approximately one thousand procedures per year.

He is Director of Endoscopy at University College London Hospital, the UK’s premiere hospital for endoscopy and lectures both nationally and internationally on endoscopy. He is a recognised expert in teaching colonoscopy technique, as well as polyp detection, characterisation and removal. His outpatient clinics specialise in management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, colon polyps and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

He is an associate professor at UCL, with an interest in use of artificial intelligence in the colon as well as non-invasive diagnosis of bowel cancer, and has published extensively on these topics. He has appeared on national television to discuss the use of colon capsule – a tiny camera pill that can non-invasively diagnose bowel disorders, and is a member of a research group examining its use.

Dr Seward is well liked by his patients for his informal style, clear explanations, and technical ability. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Gastroscopy Colonoscopy Polyp Removal
  • IBS
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Endoscopy
  • Functional Bowel Disease
  • Early Diagnosis of Bowel Cancer
  • Polypectomy
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Gastroenterology
34 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Professor Martyn Caplin is Professor of Gastroenterology and Tumour Neuroendocrinology at the Royal Free Hospital and University College London.

Specific interests: general gastroenterology problems (including complex); endoscopy including gastroscopy and colonoscopy; diet associated g.i symptoms and disease; neuroendocrine tumours;

Prof Caplin leads the Royal Free Hospital European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Centre of Excellence. He leads scientific and clinical research programmes into these rare cancers across University College London. He was elected Chairman of European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society 2014-2016 and now serves on its advisory board. He is a founder and Past-Chairman of the UK & Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumour Society and received a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his clinical leadership and research in the field of rare cancers. He was a member of the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) and a Past-Chairman of the rare cancer group. He is currently Chairman of the European Union Reference Network for Rare Cancers for neuroendocrine tumours.

He was previously the clinical lead for “NHS Evidence” for Gastroenterology and Liver diseases (under the auspices of NICE).

He has a particular interest in diet and disease and has published on the evidence base for diet and food supplements and their impact on disease. 


He has published over 200 peer review medical papers, written multiple book chapters and co-authored two books. He regularly lectures both nationally and internationally.

It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Neuroendocrine (carcinoid) tumours
  • Cancer screening
  • IBS
  • Coeliac disease
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Investigation of Complex GI problems 
  • Investigation of diarrhoea disorders
  • Neuroendocrine (carcinoid) tumours
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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 10 specialists
24 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Farooq Rahman is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at a number of private clinics in London. His NHS post is at University College Hospital in central London. Dr Rahman is a luminal gastroenterologist, which means he specialises in problems affecting the GI tract lining such as gastric ulcers and coeliac disease. His areas of interest include inflammatory bowel disease, colonic polyps, colon cancer, bile acid malabsorption, and irritable bowel syndrome.


Dr Rahman graduated from the Royal Free School of Medicine in 1997 before undertaking specialist gastroenterology training. He went on to obtain a PhD from UCL, where he studied the immunopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease.


In addition to his clinical and teaching responsibilities, Dr Rahman is committed to furthering the field of gastroenterology and has spent time researching conditions including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and intestinal failure. His work has been published in a number of renowned scientific journals including The Lancet and the Journal of Crohn's & Colitis. Dr Rahman also has a passion for medical education and is also an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London. His experience in education, research, and clinical practice allows him to provide his patients with the best possible treatment and care.

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General Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
22 years of experience
Colorectal Surgery, Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery

Mr Said Mohamed is a highly respected Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal and General Surgeon, with particular expertise in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, as well as benign colorectal conditions, including anal fissure, anal fistulae and haemorrhoids. 

After obtaining his medical degree at The Queen's College at the University of Oxford, Mr Mohamed undertook extensive surgical training at the NHS London Postgraduate Deanery, before moving on to complete advanced colorectal surgery training at the University College Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London.

As an expert endoscopist and accredited bowel scope screening endoscopist, Mr Mohamed offers top quality treatment for large colorectal polyps and early rectal cancer, and is the Endoscopy Lead for training at Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust. Mr Mohamed also specialises repairs and reconstructions of all kinds, including abdominal wall herniae reconstruction, as well as component separation for large incisional herniae.

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