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Gastroenterology
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 8 specialists
21 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Hepatology

Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan is a consultant gastroenterologist and physician at London Bridge Hospital, Blackheath Hospital and Kings College Hospital, London. His specialist interests include gastrointestinal cancers, irritable bowel syndrome, endoscopy and neuroendocrine tumours (NETS). He was appointed Honorary Reader (≜ Associate Professor) of Gastroenterology at Kings College London.

He is a nationally accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist. He is Head of the Neuroendocrine tumour Unit of Kings Health Partners an accredited ENETS Centre of Excellence. He is the clinical lead of Gastroenterology of Kings College Hospital.

Following graduation from Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ medical school with his medical degree and an intercalated BSc he undertook his post-graduate training in hospitals in Oxford, London and South East England.

He is accomplished in endoscopy and colonoscopy and has attended a number of advanced endoscopy courses. In addition, he was awarded the British Society of Gastroenterology travel fellowship to The Medical University of South Carolina, USA.

In 2010 he was awarded an MD (Res) from University College London following breakthrough

clinical research into neuroendocrine tumours. He is still actively involved in research and is vastly published in several journals. He has written and edited three textbooks on liver disease and neuroendocrine tumours. He has authored over 90 peer review papers and also 6 book chapters plus supervisor PhD students studying in the field of Neuroendocrine tumours.

He is a member of the British Society of Gastroenterology, The American Gastroenterological

Association, European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society. He is also an executive committee member of the United Kingdom and Ireland NET Society.

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Diseases, Medical

Tests and Treatments

· Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

· Sigmoidoscopy

· Gastroscopy

· Endoscopy

· Colonoscopy

· Bowel Cancer Screening

· Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)

· Oesophagitis

· Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

· Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) Such As Ulcerative Colitis Or Crohn's

Disease

· Heart Burn

· Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) Or Reflux

· Food Intolerance

· Functional Bowel Disease

· Gallstones

· Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers

· Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)

· Neuroendocrine tumours

Dyspepsia (Indigestion)

· Constipation

· Coeliac Disease

· Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)

· Barrett's Oesophagus

· Bloating

· Acid Reflux


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Gastroenterology
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 3 specialists
35 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Adam Harris is a highly qualified and experienced Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist. With over 30 years of experience working as a consultant for the NHS, Dr Harris now exclusively practices privately at a number of clinics based in West Kent and the City of London. His specialist areas of interest include diagnosis and treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel diseases and dyspepsia.

Dr Harris graduated with a medical degree in 1987 from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. He then went on to postgraduate specialist training in internal medicine and gastroenteology at various hospitals in London, including Charing Cross Hospital, St Mary's Hospital, Central Middlesex Hospital, St Thomas' Hospital and St George's Hospital, as well as hospitals outside of London in Epsom, Kingston, Hillingdon and Harefield. After specialist training, Dr Harris completed two years of full-time gastroenterology research, which granted him a Doctor of Medicine higher degree from the University of London.

Dr Harris is also a member of the British Society of Gastroenterology, where he has held Secretary and Chair positions as part of the Clinical Services & Standards Committee. Recognising his continued and unwavering dedication and contribution to the NHS, he was honoured with a National Bronze Clinical Excellence Award in October 2007.

Dr Harris has published widely both generally and in the field of gastroenterology. He co-authored the BSG Handbook for Independent Practice, as well as the NICE guidleines for ulcerative colitis. Dr Harris is also actively involved in research, investigating a range of topics from ulcerative colitis to Crohn's Disease, to Helicobacter pylori and acid-related disease.

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Gastroenterology
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 8 specialists
35 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) + 1more

Dr. Voi Shim Wong has over 20 years of experience as a Consultant Gastroenterologist. He is based at Whittington Hospital, London.

Dr. Wong completed his initial medical training at the University of St. Andrews, graduating in 1987. Following this, he went on to complete his higher training in gastroenterology and hepatology across the UK, in Manchester, Leeds, Cambridge and Liverpool; giving him a broad range of experience and excellent mentorship early in his career.

Dr. Wong sees patients with the full range of general gastroenterology problems, with particular focus on dyspepsia, inflammatory bowel disease and liver diseases. He is additionally an expert in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures (gastroscopy, colonoscopy and PEG tube insertion), all of which he regularly undertakes. He is an accredited Bowel Cancer screening colonoscopist.

Dr Wong is dedicated to creating excellent outcomes for his patients, understanding that every patient has individual needs in their treatment and that every patient journey is different. He has a timely caring approach to managing his patients and liaises closely with the patient and general practitioner.

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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 2 specialists
32 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Simon Anderson is a Consultant Gastroenterologist primarily based in London at the renowned London Bridge Hospital, as well as Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Alongside a highly experienced team, Dr Anderson's practice involves consultations, diagnosis and treatment of digestive and stomach diseases, which include inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Crohn’s disease.

After graduating with a medical degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, in 1990, Dr Anderson ventured to London, where he undertook higher specialist training in Liver Diseases and Intensive Care at King's College Hospital, as well as in Gastroenterology at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital. After being awarded a Wellcome Institute Research Fellowship, he conducted full-time research at St Thomas' Hospital. In 2004, the University of London awarded Dr Anderson with a Doctorate of Medicine (MD). In 2006, he took up the role of Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, where he heads up an acute general medicine firm.

Dr Anderson's key areas of expertise include IBD, all therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy and balloon enteroscopy, wireless capsule endoscopy. His particular interests with regards to research include approaches for diagnosing and treating small-intestinal disease and ulcerative colitis. Most notably, Dr Anderson was the lead investigator on a recent clinical trial investigating the role of exercise in Crohn's disease and is also investigating the role of in IBD.

Much of the patient feedback Dr Anderson receives praises his caring yet professional approach when it comes to managing patients. He is also passionate about medical education and sharing his medical skills and expertise with the next generation of doctors.

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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 4 specialists
19 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Evangelos Russo is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Imperial College Healthcare Trust, a large teaching hospital in London.

His specialist interests include:

  • The diagnosis and management of colonic polyps - Diagnostic and Therapeutic colonoscopy
  • The investigation and management of chronic diarrhoea- He leads a specialist clinic in Microscopic Colitis, a common but often neglected cause of chronic diarrhoea
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which was also the topic of his PhD, and the investigation and management of GI issues such as dyspepsia, reflux and changes in bowel habit. .

His endoscopic practice includes all aspects of diagnostic endoscopy, with a particular interest in colonoscopy and complex polypectomy.


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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 9 specialists
22 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Jason Dunn is a Consultant Gastroenterologist based in London specialising in therapeutic endoscopy, including HALO RFA for Barrett's oesophagus.

He is the Clinical Lead for Endoscopy at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, where he was appointed as a consultant in 2012. He has private practice priviliges at London Bridge Hospital as well.

Dr Dunn has a special interest in Barrett’s oesophagus, early Upper GI cancer and oesophageal endoscopic therapy. He is highly proficient in Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) and Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) techniques and set up a regional Endotherapy centre at St Thomas for South East region including Kent, Surrey and Sussex. He has written guidelines for the management of Barrett’s oesophagus for London and Kent.

He was awarded a CRUK clinical fellowship at UCL and studied use of optical diagnostics and minimally invasive therapies for the treatment of Barrett’s oesophagus. He gained his PhD in 2011 and has presented his work at national and international meetings. His work on treatment of Barrett’s oesophagus with RFA, and the use of biomarkers to predict cancer progression, has won prizes. He has published in high impact factor journals and book chapters. He currently holds Honorary Senior Lecturer posts at Kings College London and Oslo University in the Institute of Medical Informatics.

Dr Dunn also has an interest in Nutrition, specialising in parenteral nutrition in oncology/palliative care and PEG tube insertion. 

Dr Dunn is the research lead for the Oesophageal Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology. He is an advisor to NICE and medical advisor to Action against Heartburn, a patient support charity. 





Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

HALO Radiofrequency Ablation


  • Gastroenterologist; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Crohn’s Disease; ulcerative colitis; high-quality colonoscopy; Colon polyps; Lynch Syndrome; diarrhoea; abdominal pain; indigestion; dyspepsia; constipation; irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Reflux; Barrett’s Oesophagus; HALO Radiofrequency Ablation; Endoscopic mucosal resection; Inlet patch; globus; Eosinophilic Oesophagitis; Trans Nasal Endoscopy; general gastroenterology; nutrition


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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 7 specialists
16 years of experience
Hepatology

Dr Nowlan Selvapatt is a Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist working at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He graduated from Imperial College in 2006 and completed his specialist training in London, including Advanced Training Programme at King’s College Hospital Liver Transplant and Intensive Care Unit. 

He was awarded a PhD from Imperial College in 2017 for his research in Health Economic Analyses for Viral Hepatitis Screening Programmes. In 2016 he was invited to write the World Health Organisation (WHO) Guidelines on Management of Hepatitis C. 

He has particular interests in chronic liver disease, particularly cirrhosis. He is Lead for Inpatient Liver Care and provides liaison to Intensive Care. He has published numerous research papers including in complications of cirrhosis, and book chapters on Acute on Chronic Liver Failure. 

He regularly performs diagnostic and therapeutic upper GI endoscopies (OGD) and diagnostic colonoscopy including removal of polyps. 

Dr Selvapatt’s research interests currently centre around aspects of care for patients with cirrhosis. He is currently involved in investigator led research studies and publishing original research in peer review journals as well as presentations at international conferences. 

When not working, he enjoys sport, cycling and spending time with his young family. 

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Gastroenterology
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 3 specialists
37 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Hepatology

Dr Alistair McNair is a Consultant Gastroenterologist who qualified in 1985. He has been a consultant since 1997 and is based in South East London. He manages a wide variety of disorders affecting the intestine and liver. Interests include inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), coeliac disease, dyspepsia, heartburn (acid reflux), Barrett's oesophagus, abdominal pain, colorectal (bowel) cancer, gastric (stomach) cancer, pancreatic cancer, gall stones and liver disease.

He undertakes many diagnostic procedures of the stomach - gastroscopy and transnasal endoscopy, small bowel - capsule endoscopy and large bowel - colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy. Therapeutic endoscopic procedures include polypectomy, ERCP, stent insertions and balloon dilatations.

He has held a number of senior management roles including clinical Director for Gastroenterology at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Secretary of the endoscopy section of The British Society of Gastroenterology (2009-2012) and regional Training Programme Director. He was given a Bronze National Award for his research and work for national and regional organisations.

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Gastroenterology
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 4 specialists
32 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas)

Dr David Reffitt is Clinical Director of Gastroenterology at Lewisham and Greenwich Healthcare Trust.

Dr Reffitt qualified in 1990 from Bristol University. He moved to London in 1993 after completing his General Medical Training in Bristol Royal Infirmary. He then joined the Specialist Registrar and trained in Gastroenterology and Hepatology over the next 7 years at St Thomas' Hospital and King's College Hospital. Dr Reffitt spent 3 years in research and completed an MD thesis in Gastroenterology at The Rayne Institute, St Thomas' Hospital, University of London.

Dr Reffitt has been the Training Programme Director for Gastroenterology registrars in South Thames, Kent, Surrey and Sussex regions since 2009 organising a comprehensive training programme for 75 Gastroenterology registrars.

Dr Reffitt maintains a comprehensive gastroenterology practice dealing with a complete range of disease of the upper and lower digestive tract and as a General Physician managing all medical patients.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Bleeding and bowel cancer screening
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhoea gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
  • Peptic ulceration
  • Coeliac disease
  • Hepatology
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower GI endoscopy
  • Diseases of the biliary duct and pancreas
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound


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Gastroenterology
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 1 specialist
35 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), General (Internal) Medicine, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Helen Fidler is a Consultant Gastroenterologist, appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist in 1998, overseeing the huge expansion of her gastroenterology department while gaining a wealth of clinical experience from an increasing population catchment area since then.

Dr Fidler qualified with a first class degree from Guys Hospital in 1987, training in London in centres of excellence including University College Hospital and The Royal Free Hospital.

Dr Fidler has maintained her research interests in irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease and especially the effect that the symptoms have on patient’s quality of life. Unusually, she has a particular interest in the anxious patient and has built up a multidisciplinary team to support people who would benefit from a holistic approach to troublesome symptoms. In addition to her interest in clinical gastroenterology she has national roles which reflect the high esteem of her colleagues - both as an elected member of BMA Council and as Deputy Chair of the BMA UK Consultants Committee.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Investigation of abdominal pain
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Specialist dietician advice
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy and psychological support
  • Management of the anxious patient and those wishing to avoid medication
  • Luminal gastroenterology
  • Irritable and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Abdominal pain
  • Problems with bowel habit
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Bloating
  • Weight loss
  • Anaemia
  • Suspected food intolerances
  • Dyspepsia and reflux symptoms
  • Early diagnosis of cancers
  • Abnormal liver blood tests


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