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Gastroenterology
36 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), 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
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 3 specialists
21 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Interventional Endoscopist and Clinical Lead at the Royal Free Unit for Endoscopy, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Associate Professor at the University College London (UCL) Institute for Liver and Digestive Health (Royal Free Campus). Specialist interests and clinical expertise include device-assisted enteroscopy (double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE) in particular), capsule endoscopy (CE), therapeutic colonoscopy (especially complex polypectomy, including endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)) and transnasal upper GI endoscopy. Also interested in the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and endoscopic management of IBD related complications (such as dilatation of small bowel and colonic strictures). Has undergone specialist and sub-specialist GI and advanced GI endoscopy training in the North East Thames training rotation of the London Deanery School of Medicine, at the Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy, St Mark’s Hospital and Academic Institute, London and in Japan. 

Has received several national and international scholarships and bursaries relating to advanced GI endoscopy and has also been awarded MD(Res) (Imperial College London) for his thesis on research in this field. Has an on-going interest in academic GI endoscopy, authoring numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and reviews and is a referee for several international GI endoscopy journals of high impact. 

Dr Despott is also regularly invited as a speaker and live endoscopy demonstrator and hands-on trainer at national and international conferences and meetings and is a member of numerous international endoscopy guideline and education committees.

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He also enjoys painting seascapes in oils and deep sea fishing.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Double balloon enteroscopy (DBE)

Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)

Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)

Complex polypectomy

Transnasal endoscopy

Capsule Endoscopy

Colonoscopy

Endoscopy




Advanced endoscopy including:

Double balloon enteroscopy (DBE)


Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)

Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)

Complex polypectomy

Transnasal endoscopy

Capsule Endoscopy

Colonoscopy

Endoscopy






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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 5 specialists
22 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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Gastroenterology
33 years of experience
Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) + 2 more

Dr Ray Shidrawi is a consultant gastroenterologist at The Wellington Hospital with special interests in interventional endoscopy including therapeutic upper GI endoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) insertion. He has also has a wide experience in the management of general gastrointestinal, hepatic and pancreatico-biliary diseases, including the management of inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), coeliac disease and food intolerances.

Dr Shidrawi has practiced in the NHS for over 30 years. As a consultant gastroenterologist at the Homerton University Hospital in London since 2000, Dr Shidrawi has acquired a large experience in the endoscopic treatment of bariatric surgical complications working within the Homerton Bariatric Centre, and has a special interest in the non-invasive management of obesity. In collaboration with colleagues at La Sapienza University in Rome, he has promoted the Ketogenic Enteral Nutrition (KEN) diet in the UK since 2011.

Dr Shidrawi has published widely in peer-reviewed journals on a wide variety of subjects including interventional endoscopy, nutrition, viral hepatitis and coeliac disease. He is considered a key opinion leader in many fields, and is invited to participate in international meetings including live endotherapy sessions.



Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Gastric stenting
  • Duodenal stenting
  • Biliary stenting
  • Pancreatic endotherapy
  • EUS-guided cyst-gastrostomy
  • Double lumen percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy with a jejunal extension (PEG-J)
  • Percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy (PEJ)
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection of large colonic polyps
  • OVESCO clipping of mucosal defects
  • Endoscopic treatment of entero-cutaneous fistulas
  • EUS-guided drainage of pelvic collections
  • Interventional endoscopy
  • Therapeutic upper GI endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
  • The treatment of chronic viral hepatitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease)
  • Coeliac disease
  • Endoscopic management of bariatric complications
  • Non-invasive management of obesity
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Gastroenterology
24 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
Recommended by 8 specialists
33 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine, Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease + 1 more

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 6 specialists
15 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
Recommended by 1 specialist
12 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

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

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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