Dr David Reffitt

Dr David Reffitt



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31 years of experience
19 years as a specialist
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  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas)
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3453577
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £270

    Follow-up appointment: £170

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,029 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1,760 reviews


    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


    • Endoscopy
    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS)
    • ERCP Procedure
    • Gastroscopy
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acid Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Bloating
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Diarrhoea
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gallstones
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heart Burn
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Jaundice
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Oesophagitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Primary Billiary Cholangitis (PBC)
    • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
    • Rectal Bleeding
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    Primary Medical Qualification
    MB ChB 1990 University of Bristol

    Specialist Register entry date
    Gastro-enterology From 19 Aug 2002
    General (internal) medicine From 19 Aug 2002


    Further Qualifications

    FRCP Royal College of Physicians UK (London) 2006
    MD University of London 2003
    MRCP Royal College of Physicians UK (London) 1995

    Professional Memberships
    General Medical Council
    Royal College of Physicians
    British Society of Gastroenterology

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