Dr Sarmed Sami

Dr Sarmed Sami



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19 years of experience
4 years as a specialist

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  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • General (Internal) Medicine
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6100088
  • Royal College of Physicians: 130182
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £275

    Follow-up appointment: £225

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    1,441 reviews

    London Digestive Centre

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


    Dr Samred Sami is a leading Consultant Gastroenterologist based at University College London (UCL) Hospitals NHS Trust, as well as an Honorary Associate Professor at UCL. The UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences is ranked #1 in London for Medicine and #10 in the world. The UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences is ranked as 10th in the world, and 1st in the UK.

    Dr Sami obtained his medical degree in 2003 from the University of Baghdad, Iraq. Following this, he undertook specialty training in both the UK and the USA, at a number of centres of excellence. This included an advanced gastroenterology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota which was recently ranked as the #1 hospital in the world! which has been ranked, for the sixth consecutive year, as the No. 1 "Best Hospital" nationwide by the U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 "Best Hospitals" rankings. Dr Sami was also awarded a PhD from the University of Nottingham, through the completion of a National Endoscopy Research Fellowship. Following successful completion of a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education, he has taken up numerous educational roles, teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students. What's more, he has also served as a faculty member and speaker on multiple national and international workshops and teaching courses.

    Dr Sami is the founder and director of Digestive Health UK, a collaborative group of expert doctors and leaders specialising in gastroenterology and its related specialties. Based in central London, the mission of Digestive Health UK is to offer a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to patients’ care and empower patients through education. 

    When it comes to research, education and clinical care for patients, Dr Sami holds an exemplary track record. As a result of this, he has been rewarded with several distinguished awards, including the Trainees Out of Programme Award from the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), the Cook Medical Marsha Dreyer Award from the American Society for GI Endoscopy (ASGE) and, more recently, a Fellows-in-Training award from the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). He has also widely published in the field of gastoenterology, as the author and co-author of over 40 publications and research abstracts, which includes the current UK guidelines on oesophageal dilatation.


    • Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • BRAVO Capsule
    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Endoscopic Laser Treatment
    • Enteral Feeding
    • Oesophageal Stent Insertion
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acid Reflux
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    • Diarrhoea
    • Heart Burn
    • Bloating
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Oesophagitis
    • Achalasia
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Food Intolerance
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gallstones
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastritis
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastroparesis
    • Haemochromatosis
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • LPR Reflux
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Swollen Stomach
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
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    USMLE - United States Medical Licensing Examination, USA, in 2016 

    MRCP (Gastroenterology) - Royal College of Physicians, UK in 2016

    PhD (National Endoscopy Research Fellowship) - University of Nottingham, UK, 2015

    PG Certificate in Medical Education (PGCME) - University of York, UK in 2011

    MRCP - Royal College of Physicians, UK in 2008

    MBChB - Baghdad University, Iraq in 2003

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