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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
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
34 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

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

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

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
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Recommended by 3 specialists
23 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Dr Edward John Despott is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Interventional Endoscopist based in London, practicing privately at The Wellington Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital. His specialisms include endoscopy (keyhole surgery), double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE), colonoscopy and gastroscopy. Furthermore, he has expertise in capsule endoscopy and polyps.

Dr Despott´s expertise, which also lies in therapeutic colonoscopy, transnasal upper GI endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease and its' related complications, is also reflected in his clinical academic work as Honorary Associate professor at University College London's Institute of Liver and Digestive Health. He leads his students in the essential areas of endoscopy service delivery, education and training.

Dr Despott is highly qualified, reflecting his impressive reputation as a top specialist. He graduated from the University of Malta in 1999, completed his general professional training there and then moved to the UK to pursue higher specialist training in gastroenterology and general (internal) medicine within the North East Thames rotation of the London Deanery School of Medicine. He also underwent advanced endoscopy training at the Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy at St Mark’s Hospital and Academic Institute and did formal research at Imperial College London, achieving a further doctorate in medical research -MD(Res), a PhD equivalent.

Dr Despott is an active member of groups including the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), the European Society of Gastroinestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), where he is on the guidelines committee for small bowel endoscopy, and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). He is the senior associate editor of VideoGIE, an official journal of ASGE. He has national and international experience in lecturing, training courses and holding masterclasses, performing live endoscopy demonstrations and travelling fellowships in Japan for the Japanese GI Endoscopy Society (JGES) and BSG.

Dr Despott's research has been widely published in various scientific peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and review articles. He regularly acts as a referee for widely respected journals. He is also a fellow of the European Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (FEBGH), the ASGE (FASGE) and the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), London.

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Gastroenterology
Offers video consultation
Recommended by 6 specialists
23 years of experience
Hepatology

Dr Ameet Dhar is a leading Consultant Hepatologist based at the Liver and Anti-viral Unit at St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, and in the Department of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at the Royal Free Hospital, London. He is also Clinical Lead for Hepatology at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and current Lead for the Hepatology Clinical Reference Group for the the North West London Intergrated Care System (NHS). He is Lead for cirrhosis and portal hypertension, pre- and post-transplant medical care at Imperial College NHS Trust. 

Dr Dhar qualified in medicine from Guy's and St. Thomas's Hospital in London and went on to complete his training in general internal medicine and gastroenterology in North West London. He undertook a sub-speciality training in hepatology at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Free Hospital during which he also obtained his PhD studying the mechanisms of liver fibrosis, including in Hepatitis C pre- and post-transplantation, and the role of coagulation proteins.

Dr Dhar sees and treats patients with all general liver conditions including alcohol-related liver disease, fatty liver disease, viral hepatitis, and autoimmune disorders of the liver. He provides comprehensive care for patients with cirrhosis and its complications, including portal hypertension, ascites and portal hypertension, pre- and post-transplant medical care

Dr Dhar is actively involved in clinical research and has a keen interest in care for patients with cirrhosis and prevention of liver fibrosis. He has co-authored a large number of peer-review publications and regularly presents at national and international conferences. Dr Dhar is also passionate about teaching and he is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London, and is currently responsible for the Hepatology section of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM). 

His private practice is based at the Wellington Hospital (inpatient, outpatient, endoscopy), Lindo Wing, St Marys Hospital (inpatient and outpatient) and One Welbeck. 

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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General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
32 years of experience
Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery, Colorectal Surgery

Mr Colin Elton is a respected Consultant General, Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon working at Barnet Hospital and Edgware Community Hospital. He has expanded his colorectal practice to perform laparoscopic and robotic resections for colorectal cancer and rectal prolapse, introducing newer haemorrhoid procedures such as haemorrhoidal artery ligation (HALO). He also runs courses in London, teaching this procedure to other consultants. His other clinical work centres around hernia repairs and he regularly performs laparoscopic repairs on adults and children.

Mr Elton has worked with NHS Barnet to set up a one-stop colorectal service based at Barnet Hospital and is the Clinical Lead for Endoscopy at Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust. Although his surgical workload provides a busy schedule, he is also committed to training. He has recently organised an innovative teaching programme for surgical registrars to learn hernia repairs and laparoscopic cholecystectomy and has organised courses for students and junior doctors.

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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General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
28 years of experience
Colorectal Surgery, Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery

Mr Daren Francis is a leading Consultant Surgeon specialising in laparoscopic, colorectal, and general surgery. He currently holds an NHS position at the Royal Free London Foundation Trust where he is the Lead for Emergency Surgical Services and Colorectal Cancer Services. Additionally, he practices privately with HCA Healthcare at The Harley Street Clinic and The Wellington Hospital. The talented surgeon offers robotic surgery treatments for rectal cancer and prolapse, along with minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures. In 2013, Mr Francis was named in the Tatler Doctors Guide as one of the top 250 doctors in the UK.

After completing his Medical Degree and specialist training he was appointed Consultant in 2005. He is heavily involved in medical education, lecturing at all levels and has had numerous publications throughout his career. He has also been a guest speaker at international level conferences and offers educational seminars for other healthcare professionals. In addition, Mr Francis is the surgical advisor to the BAFTA-winning BBC soap 'Holby City', along with other independent productions. 

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
34 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas), Hepatology + 2more

Dr Ray Shidrawi is a Consultant Gastroenterologist with many over three decades of experience in the treatment and management of G.I conditions, including inflammatory bowel diseases, coeliac disease and food intolerances. He is also well versed in techniques such as upper GI endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy intersection, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. He sees private patients at The Wellington Hospital.

Dr. Shidrawi earned his primary medical qualification at the University of London in 1987, after which he completed his basic and specialist training, and joined the specialist register in 1998. He has since practiced at Homerton University Hospital, where he undertakes many endoscopic treatments for bariatric surgical complications in addition to non-invasive procedures to manage obesity. Dr. Shidrawi has also established a Ketogenic Enteral Nutrition diet in the UK with help from his prior colleagues at La Sapienza University, Rome.

Dr. Shidrawi is also an active member of the scientific research community, authoring many peer-reviewed publications regarding nutrition, coeliac disease, and endoscopy in renowned clinical journals.

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Gastroenterology
25 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine

Dr Clive Onnie is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust since 1997. He qualified from The London Hospital Medical School with distinction and continued his postgraduate training at St Mark's Hospital and Guys and St Thomas Hospital. He undertook a Masters in Medical Science at the Hammersmith hospital and obtained his PhD from Kings College, London, studying the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease. He was awarded a Digestive Diseases Foundation Research Fellowship. Dr Onnie is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University College London Medical School and the medical adviser to the North London Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis UK Organisation.

Dr Onnie sees patients with all aspects of general gastroenterology conditions. He is an expert in the management of inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia and reflux. He applies a holistic approach to the treatment of bowel problems, combining conventional and alternative medicine with particular emphasis on the importance of diet. 

Dr Onnie is actively involved in research and is particularly focused on the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer. He has published extensively in some of the most renowned medical journals and has also co-authored several book chapters. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Gastroscopy OGD
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Video capsule endoscopy
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Reflux
  • Dyspepsia
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Gastroenterology
13 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Dr Durayd Alzoubaidi is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist at Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, London, one of the country’s leading teaching hospitals. He has an expertise in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy. He trained at Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and completed his Gastroenterology training at Cambridge and London.

He has completed a prestigious post graduate research degree at University College London (UCL) studying New Innovations in Endoscopic Therapy for Gastrointestinal bleeding and cancer.

He has a special interest and expertise in the management and treatment of patients with acid reflux, dyspepsia, abdominal pain and Barrett’s Oesophagus. He also sees patients with diarrhoea, constipation, weight loss, coeliac disease, iron deficiency anaemia (IDA,) irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).

His current research involvements include The International Hemospray Registry analysing novel haemostatic modality in the management of gastrointestinal bleeding. He has personally presented outcomes from this research in several major international conferences and has resulted in multiple publications in peer reviewed medical journals. In addition he is currently working on the development of a risk stratification modality to identify patients at high risk of developing cancer in the upper gastrointestinal tract.

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