Dr John O'Donohue

Dr John O'Donohue

MD FRCP(Ireland) FRCP (UK)

Gastroenterology

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6 specialists

31 years of experience
23 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

4.98

Explanation

4.98

Top feedback

“Excellent. Mr O’Donohue was very understanding, reassuring and extremely knowledgeable. I felt I was in safe hands and very well looked after.“
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Subspecialties

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas)
  • Hepatology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3450244
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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
    1767 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1523 reviews

    About

    Dr John O’Donohue is a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist in London, UK.

    Dr O'Donohue qualified from University of Dublin, Trinity College, in 1987. He was then awarded the Blaney Gold medal for First in Medicine, St James' Hospital. In 1990 Dr O’Donohue then moved to London and trained in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at King's College Hospital Liver Unit, St. Bartholomew's/Homerton London, and Western Infirmary, Glasgow.

    Dr O’Donohue maintains a comprehensive gastroenterology practice dealing with a comprehensive range of diseases of the upper and lower digestive tract. Performing high-quality and comfortable endoscopy is a particular interest of his. He has also interests in service development in endoscopy, and has helped to set up national accreditation schemes in endoscopy and bowel cancer screening services in the UK and London. Dr O’Donohue's hard work and research has not gone without recognition; he was awarded national-level Clinical Excellence Award by the Department of Health.

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    Procedures

    • Colonoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • ERCP Procedure
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acid Reflux
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Food Intolerance
    • Heart Burn
    • Swollen Stomach
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Constipation
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Oesophagitis
    • Cholestasis
    • Cirrhosis
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastroparesis
    • Haemochromatosis
    • Hepatitis
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Jaundice
    • Liver Disease
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Pancreatitis
    • Primary Billiary Cholangitis (PBC)
    • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
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    Education

    Primary Medical Qualification

    MB BCh 1987 University of Dublin (Trinity College Dublin)

    Specialist Register Entry Date

    Gastro-enterology From 22 Jan 1998

    General (internal) medicine From 22 Jan 1998

    Further Qualifications

    FRCP Royal College of Physicians 20001

    MD University of Dublin 1998

    FRCPI Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 2000


    Professional Membership

    British Society of Gastroenterology

    British Association for Study of the Liver

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    Reviews

    4.99 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    4.98
    Explanation
    4.98
    Colonoscopy
    18/102
    Gastroscopy
    13/102
    Endoscopy
    11/102
    Endoscopy
    11/102
    Acid Reflux
    9/102
    Gastroenterology
    7/102
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    5/102
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    5/102
    Coeliac Disease
    4/102
    Coeliac Disease
    4/102
    Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    3/102
    Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    2/102
    Food Intolerance
    2/102
    Heart Burn
    2/102
    Swollen Stomach
    2/102
    Barrett's Oesophagus
    1/102
    Constipation
    1/102
    Crohn’s Disease
    1/102
    Oesophagitis
    1/102
    Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas)
    1/102
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    Sort by:
    Excellent. Mr O’Donohue was very understanding, reassuring and extremely knowledgeable. I felt I was in safe hands and very well looked after.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I had a very good experience with Dr John O'Donohue. We was warm and put me to ease since I was quite anxious.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Hello Dr o'Donohue is so thoughtful thorough and his bed side manner was so kind. He looked after me with a very professional manner. Nothing was to much trouble he listened to me carefully. He is an asset to the hospital. Keep doing what your doing. 5*****
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr O'Donohue was very clear and reassuring about the colonoscopy process and purposes. I found him to be knowledgeable and approachable.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Although unpleasant to have conoloscopy, I find it quick and did not realised the procedure was done. So overall it was quite alright. No discomfort nor pain on the process.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Amazing. From start to finish, Dr O'Donohue listened and explained everything very well. He was professional, friendly and approachable and I had every confidence in his judgment and advice. Highly recommend!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent professional with great knowledge and with a caring attitude towards me. Am in good hands.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    He listens, he explains, he is friendly but businesslike. And I had great confidence in his judgement and his advice.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Calm and confidence inspiring. Performed painless colonoscopy - clearly highly technically competent.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    All good. Very happy.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 6 doctors for:
    6

    Gastroenterology

    Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan
    Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan
    Gastroenterology

    11-11-2020

    I have been working with John since 2010. He is a very experienced consultant in ERCP and endoscopy. He deals with complex polyps and hepatobiliary disorders. He has been a consultant for almost a quarter of a century and has a wealth of experience. Recommended highly.

    For specialty: Gastroenterology
    For conditions: Heart Burn, Bloating, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    For procedures: ERCP Procedure, Colonoscopy, Gastroscopy
    Dr David Reffitt
    Dr David Reffitt
    Gastroenterology

    06-05-2020

    Dr John O’Donohue is an outstanding gastroenterologist. He is highly experienced and has expertise across the full range of Gastrointestinal specialties. I would not hesitate to recommend him to patients with Gastrointestinal conditions and concerns. He has an excellent manner with patients and is caring and thorough in investigation and treatment. John is a highly skilled and experienced endoscopist with expertise in diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy, in bowel cancer screening and ERCP

    For specialty: Gastroenterology
    For conditions: Crohn’s Disease, Acid Reflux, Liver Disease, Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis), Barrett's Oesophagus, Functional Bowel Disease
    For procedures: ERCP Procedure, Colonoscopy, Endoscopy
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Helen Fidler
    Dr Helen Fidler
    Gastroenterology

    22-05-2020

    I cannot recommend John highly enough. He is a kind and diligent doctor with a wide breadth of experience, excellent skills at colonoscopy and endoscopy and great to work with. A good communicator, we have worked together for 22 years and I have always found him to be intelligent and knowledgeable.

    For specialty: Gastroenterology
    For conditions: Crohn’s Disease, Cirrhosis, Jaundice, Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis), Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD), Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    For procedures: Colonoscopy, Endoscopy
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Jason Dunn
    Dr Jason Dunn
    Gastroenterology

    23-07-2020

    Excellent Opinion - Highly Recommended

    For specialty: Gastroenterology
    For conditions: Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis), Acid Reflux, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux

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