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

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Dr Evangelos Russo, has been based at Imperial College Healthcare Trust since 2017. His areas of expertise include the diagnosis and treatment of polyps in the colon, diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy, and chronic diarrhoea investigation and management. Dr Russo also runs a clinic specialising in microscopic colitis, a common but often overlooked cause of chronic diarrhoea. He also has clinical interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which was also the subject of his PhD, as well as the investigation and management of GI issues such as dyspepsia, reflux, and changes in bowel habit.

Dr Russo is skilled in a wide range of endoscopic procedures including diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy, gastroscopy, and polypectomy, as well as BRAVO pH monitoring and endoscopic full-thickness resection.

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General Surgery
Recommended by 3 specialists
34 years of experience
Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Simon Atkinson, Consultant Pancreaticobiliary and General Surgeon is currently working within Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, and King’s College Hospitals. He also sees patients in a private capacity at the London Bridge Hospital. He is highly specialised in hepatobiliary and upper GI surgery, gallbladder surgery, pancreatic surgery, as well as the treatment of gallstones and pancreatic cancer. He is also highly competent in general surgery and related issues like abdominal pain, appendicectomies, as well as the removal of skin and subcutaneous lumps.

Mr Atkinson begun his medical education at The Royal London Hospital where he qualified from. He then undertook speciality surgical training in the South East Thames rotation. After this, he undertook speciality training in gastrointestinal surgery at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, he also undertook pancreaticobiliary training abroad at the Royal Perth Hospital.

Mr Atkinson is highly skilled in all types of surgery including laparoscopic, open, and endoscopic. Outside of work he has a vibrant personal life filled with family time, squash, and evolutionary biology.

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Recommended by 4 specialists
31 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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Recommended by 1 specialist
34 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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Recommended by 2 specialists
36 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Hepatology, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) + 2 more

Note - virtual consultation price for initial is £150 and follow up £100

Dr Mike Mendall qualified from Cambridge University and the Middlesex Hospital Medical School with distinction in 1985. He was one of Tatler's top private gastroenterologists in 2013. He undertook specialist training in gastroenterology at St George's in south west London. He is an experienced gastroenterologist and is frequently sought for second opinions on difficult cases. His main NHS base is Croydon University Hospital where he is lead clinician for gastroenterology which delivers 12000 endoscopies per year and he leads the Inflammatory Bowel Disease service which serves 1700 patients. He is an expert interventional endoscopist having performed more than 7000 colonoscopies, 10000 upper GI endoscopies and 3000 ERCPs as well as a large number of other endoscopic procedures. including emergency endoscopy for uncontrolled gastrointestinal bleeding, stenting to relieve obstructions of the oesophagus and gut, videocapsule endoscopy, double balloon enteroscopy and oesophageal physiology studies.

He has served on the British Society of Gastroenterology Clinical Services committee, the Upper GI Cancer London Cancer Alliance board, the National Cancer Intelligence Network Upper GI Cancer committee, and the South Wes London Gastroenterology Training Committee. He has also served on a variety of hospital committees. Dr Mendall has always had a strong research focus and remains actively involved, presenting at and attending many international meetings. HE has made and continues to make important and original contributions in a number of different areas of gastroenterology including dyspepsia, inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel. He has more than 100 publications many in prestigious journals including the Lancet, British Medical Journal, Gastroenterology, Gut and the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Dr Mendall works with dedicated GI radiologists, a specialist histopathologist, upper and lower GI surgeons and GI dieticians.

On Behalf of Mendall Medical Services

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Upper GI endoscopy 
  • endoscopy 
  • colonoscopy 
  • ERCP
  • oesophageal stenting 
  • oesophagal manometry and Bravo pH studies
  • Enteroscopy
  • Endoscopy 
  • cancer 
  • dyspepsia 
  • irritable bowel and inflammatory bowel disease 
  • IBS




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Recommended by 1 specialist
17 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)


Dr Alberto Murino is a Consultant Gastroenterologist & Gastrointestinal Endoscopist at the Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust. 

Dr Murino is a luminal gastroenterologist and Honorary Associate Professor with a special interest in diagnostic and advanced therapeutic endoscopy, including endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), double balloon enteroscopy (DBE) and small bowel capsule endoscopy. His practice cover such areas as general gastroenterology including irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux, coeliac disease and gastrointestinal dysmotility disorders, colonic and gastric lesions management, small bowel diseases and bloating.

Dr Murino qualified in Medicine and surgery at University of Sassari becaming a specialist in gastroenterology and gastrointestinal endoscopy (MRCP gastro equivalent) in 2009 with the final score of 60/60 cum laudae.

Between 2010-2014 he completed three prestigious research fellowships in gastroenterology with a special focus in advance endoscopy in three internationally well known and recognised academic Institutions:

1. Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy. St. Mark’s Institute and Academic Centre, Imperial College, London. May 2010 – September 2012

2. Department of Gastroenterology, Hepato-Pancreatology, and Digestive Oncology, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. October 2012 – November 2013

3. Department of Gastroenterology. Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology. Nagoya University Hospital. Nagoya, Japan. December 2013-July 2014

He then worked as Consultant Gastroenterologist in Italy until 2016 when he finally joined the Gastroenterology department at the Royal Free Hospital becoming a permanent consultant.

Dr Murino can be booked privately in the private departments of the Royal Free Hospital and at the Wellington Hospital. 

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Double balloon Enteroscopy
  • Single balloon Enteroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Flexiblesigmoidoscopy
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Endoscopy Baloon Dilatation
  • Transnasal endoscopy

  • General gastroenterology 
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Coeliac disease 
  • Bloating
  • Gastrointestinal dysmotility disorders
  • Diarrhoea & Constipation
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease)
  • Colonic and gastric lesions management
  • Small bowel diseases 
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Recommended by 1 specialist
33 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 Sameer Zar is a consultant gastroenterologist practising at the Royal Marsden NHS Hospital and at Epsom and St. Helier NHS Trust, where he is currently lead for Upper GI Cancer.

His specialist clinical interests include upper and lower GI cancer, IBS, Crohn’s and colitis, reflux disease, Barrett’s oesophagus and pancreas and liver disorders, treating and managing patients with these conditions. He is a recognised expert in colonoscopy, endoscopy and ERCP, and runs a GI physiology laboratory and specialist hepatitis service at the St Helier Hospital. He also offers oesophageal manometry and pH studies. Dr Zar underwent his postgraduate training in gastroenterology and general medicine in 2005 in the South West Thames Scheme. As part of his training, he undertook a PhD on the topic of food-specific serum antibodies and the effect of food on bowel motility in irritable bowel syndrome.

He has an interest in academic research, having published a number of articles in peer-reviewed international journals. As well as English Dr Zar can speak Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi with his patients in the clinic.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • colonoscopy
  • endoscopy
  • ERCP
  • oesophageal manometry
  • pH studies.
  • EMR and ESD of early cancers in upper and lower GI tract
  • upper GI cancer
  • lower GI cancer
  • IBS
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • colitis
  • reflux disease,
  • Barrett’s oesophagus 
  • pancreas and liver disorders
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General Surgery
30 years of experience
Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery, Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery + 1 more

Mr Ramar, Consultant Laparoscopic Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeon, is a highly competent surgeon with over 20 years’ experience in general and laparoscopic surgery. He is currently situated at King’s College Hospitals with a specialisation in elective bariatric and upper GI surgery. He has previously worked in many NHS Trusts including several London trusts, Scotland, Doncaster, and Bournemouth.

Mr Ramar’s work mainly focuses on primary and revision bariatric surgery and benign upper GI surgery (like laparoscopic bile duct exploration). Most of his day is spent performing key-hole surgeries like gallbladder removal and hernia surgery. He attends a weekly bariatric multi-disciplinary team (MDT) and is the lead for EGS UGI pathways. Currently, he works with the Surgical Ambulatory Emergency care to improve the delivering of this care.

Mr Ramar has a significant research history with a large number of publications in well known medical journals. He is actively involved with the GLIDE trial performing laparoscopic gastric banding surgeries. As well as involving himself in several other large studies like BARCODE and BARIDEP. He continues to contribute to the education of trainee doctors by holding several educational roles. He currently holds the positions of clinical and educational supervisor for foundation doctors and is an honorary senior clinical lecturer at King’s College London Medical School. 

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Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
Recommended by 1 specialist
26 years of experience
Paediatric (Pediatric) Gastroenterology, Paediatric (Pediatric) Hepatology, Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Dr Babu Vadamalayan is a paediatric doctor and  gastroenterologist, sees children from birth to 18 years of age, currently practising in the UK.

Dr Vadamalyan qualified in 1996 with a Bachelor of Medicine. Following this, he then completed his fellowship at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 2001. Dr Vadamalyan then went on to get a Diploma in Paediatric Nutrition in 2006. As well as this in 2006 he went to Australia and completed a FRACP.

Since returning to the UK he has worked and gained experience in various international centres of excellence including King’s College Hospital, London, Great Ormond Street Hospital for children, London, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, The Children’s Hospital in Westmead, Sydney and Jichi Medical Centre, Japan. He is the lead gastroenterology consultant in King’s College Hospital and Evelina Children’s Hospital (Guy’s and St Thomas NHS trust) in London. Dr Vadamalayan has also trained at various international centres of excellence in the UK, Australia and Japan.

Dr Vadamalyan has special interests in children's GI investigations such as endoscopy (gastroscopy, balloon enteroscopy, capsule enteroscopy and colonoscopy), pH studies to diagnose reflux, hydrogen breath tests to diagnose lactose intolerance, food allergy tests and pancreatic function tests.  He trains other paediatric doctors on endoscopy and run endoscopy course, and he is also the Chair for the endoscopy working group in BSPGHAN (British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition)

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Upper GI endoscopy gastroscopy
  • Food allergy tests
  • Pancreatic function tests
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Food allergy
  • Poor weight gain
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • Celiac disease
  • Crohn's disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Paediatric endoscopy
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Recommended by 3 specialists
31 years of experience
Hepatology, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas)

Dr Terence Wong is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at St Thomas’ hospital and currently the clinical lead in hepatology and the oesophageal laboratory at St Thomas’ hospital.

Dr Wong graduated from Cambridge University and received post-graduate training at St Bartholomew’s hospital, St Thomas’ hospital and King’s College Hospital. He was awarded an MD thesis in 2001.

Dr Wong's research interests include gastroesophageal reflux disease, hepatitis, hepatology and hepatobiliary endoscopy and he has authored over 100 publications and abstracts in these fields.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Cholangioscopy
  • Colonic Stenting
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopy
  • FibroScan (Transient Elastography)
  • Gastroscopy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Oesophageal Stenting
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Achalasia
  • Acid Reflux
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Barrett's Oesophagus
  • Cholestasis
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
  • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
  • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) Or Reflux
  • Gastroparesis
  • Haemochromatosis
  • Heart Burn
  • Hepatitis
  • Hiatus Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) Such As Ulcerative Colitis Or Crohn's Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Jaundice
  • Liver Disease
  • Oesophageal Spasm
  • Oesophagitis
  • Primary Billiary Cholangitis (PBC)
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
  • Wilson's Disease
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