Dr Philip Woodland

Dr Philip Woodland

BSc, PhD, MBBS, MRCP

Gastroenterology

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2 specialists

16 years of experience
6 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Very experienced and explained really well.“
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Subspecialties

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Neuro-Gastroenterology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6075659
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £325

    Follow-up appointment: £210

    Practices worked at

    London Digestive Health

    41 Welbeck St, Marylebone, United Kingdom, W1G8EA
    360 reviews

    London Digestive Centre

    41 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DU
    62 reviews

    About

    Dr Philip Woodland is a consultant gastroenterologist and honorary senior lecturer at the Royal London Hospital, a prestigious London teaching hospital. Dr Woodland's private gastroenterology practice is at the Princess Grace Hospital, which is located in close proximity to London's leading medical district around Harley Street.

    Dr Woodland received his medical degree from University College London Hospital and went on to complete his PhD in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease at Queen Mary University, London.

    In his clinics, Dr Woodland's approach is simple, he continually endeavours to ensure that his patients feel at ease. He makes certain that all his patients receive the time and attention they need when explaining their symptoms and the impact that this is having on their respective lives. To this extent, he is highly-skilled at correctly diagnosing and recommending the appropriate care and treatment programs.

    In both his NHS and private clinics, Dr Woodland diagnoses and treats a wide range of gastrointestinal illness. He is also an advanced endoscopist and is highly skilled at performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as gastroscopies, colonoscopies and endoscopic ultrasounds.

    Dr Woodland is passionate about research and has an active portfolio of projects that he is currently working on. His particular focus is on research into gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and difficulty when swallowing. Owing to his experience and exploits, it should therefore come as no surprise that he is regularly invited to present his findings and offer his views at prestigious international conferences and meetings on these subjects.

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    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Endoscopy
    • Therapeutic gastroscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopic ultrasound
    • Acid reflux (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease)
    • Barrett’s oesophagus
    • Difficulty swallowing
    • Peptic ulcer disease
    • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
    • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
    • Gastrointestinal cancers
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    Medical procedures

    • Gastroscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS)
    • BRAVO Capsule
    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Colonic Stent
    • Endoscopy
    • Oesophageal Stent Insertion
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • STRETTA
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acid Reflux
    • Bloating
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Gallstones
    • Oesophagitis
    • Achalasia
    • Cholestasis
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Diarrhoea
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heart Burn
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Jaundice
    • LPR Reflux
    • Liver Disease
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Swollen Stomach
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
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    Education

    • British Society of Gastroenterology Oesophageal Committee member
    • Member of the editorial board for the Neurogastroenterology & Motility Journal
    • Peer reviewer of research proposals - Bowel and Cancer Research Grants committee
    • Peer reviewer of research proposals - The National Institute of Health Research
    • Member of the Royal Collegel of Physicians
    • Member of the British Gastroenterology Society
    • Member of the American Gastroenterology Association
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Acid Reflux
    3/14
    Bloating
    3/14
    Gastroscopy
    3/14
    Barrett's Oesophagus
    1/14
    Colonoscopy
    1/14
    Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS)
    1/14
    Gallstones
    1/14
    Oesophagitis
    1/14
    Swallowing disorder (dysphagia)
    1/14
    Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (oesophagus & stomach)
    1/14
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Gastroscopy
    Very experienced and explained really well.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Oesophagitis
    Excellent, really listened to all the issues raised, very helpful
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Acid Reflux Bloating
    I had a great experience with Dr Woodland. It was very quick and efficient given the use of zoom and telephone appointments. Testing was recommended quickly and undertaken. Diagnosis was quick and prescription issued straight away. Am glad to have reached a first stage of treatment for a very long term issue.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Gastroscopy Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (oesophagus & stomach) Colonoscopy
    Pleasure to have him as my specialist.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS) Gastroscopy Swallowing disorder (dysphagia)
    I have found DR Woodland to be extremely approachable and professional in his manner whilst providing treatment for my medical condition. I also discovered that he is a good listener taking on board my comments regarding how I am feeling and providing a way forward with my agreement. I am now arranging an appointment for Dr Woodland to see my son who is also suffering from abdominal symptoms.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Gallstones
    Dr Woodland is one of the kindest, most professional doctors I’ve ever been to. I felt seen and heard by him, which is not something I take for granted. He always took the time to explain things to me, moved as quickly as possible and had a lovely energy. I can’t recommend Dr Woodland enough.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Acid Reflux Barrett's Oesophagus Bloating
    My experience with Dr Philip Woodland and his entire team was amazing, my consultation and the two procedures I had took only one week, for me that’s a top class service and one the best I have ever had, Dr Woodland explanation skills was impeccable with thorough details, which made me very comfortable to go ahead, the bedside manner during my Gastroscopy was second to none. What a great experience I had, will highly recommended Dr Philip Woodland to anyone that is looking for answers with acid reflux issues. 👍🏿👌🏿
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Acid Reflux Bloating
    My experience with Dr Philip Woodland and his entire team was amazing, my consultation and the two procedures I had took only one week, for me that’s a top class service and one the best I have ever had, Dr Woodland explanation skills was impeccable with thorough details, which made me very comfortable to go ahead, the bedside manner during my Gastroscopy was second to none. What a great experience I had, will highly recommended Dr Philip Woodland to anyone that is looking for answers with acid reflux issues. 👍🏿👌🏿
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    I’ve been a patient of Dr Philip Woodlands for several years. His Kind, calm and sympathetic manner makes him the go to gastroenterologist for anyone who is nervous and worried. I wouldn’t go to anyone else.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Dr Woodland has been outstanding with regards to my treating my illness. He arranged to have an emergency procedure for me when I needed it. Thank-you Dr Woodland.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:
    2

    Gastroenterology

    Dr Yiannis Kallis
    Dr Yiannis Kallis
    Gastroenterology

    14-09-2016

    Dr Woodland is an excellent general gastroenterologist with a particular expertise in disorders of the oesophagus, acid reflux and endoscopy. He offers patients sensible, practical and up to date advice on their medical condition and is particularly good at dealing with patients with complex symptoms. I would refer a family member to him!

    For specialty: Gastroenterology
    For conditions: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Elaine Tickle
    Dr Elaine Tickle
    General Practice (GP)

    01-06-2018

    Dr Woodland offers thorough and compassionate care to my patients. He is informative and practices to a very high standard.

    For specialty: Gastroenterology
    Connection: Is a colleague

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