Dr. Nowlan Selvapatt

Dr. Nowlan Selvapatt



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2 specialists

14 years of experience
10 years as a specialist


  • Hepatology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6148973
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £350

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    529 reviews


    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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    Medical procedures

    • Colonoscopy
    • FibroScan
    • Gastroscopy
    • Sigmoidoscopy
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    Special interests

    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autoimmune Hepatitis
    • Cholestasis
    • Cirrhosis
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Haemochromatosis
    • Hepatitis
    • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • Jaundice
    • Liver Disease
    • Polycystic Liver Disease
    • Primary Billiary Cholangitis (PBC)
    • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
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    King's College School, Wimbledon 1991-2000

    Imperial College School of Medicine, London 2000-2006


    Royal College of Physicians (RCP), UK

    European Association of the the Study of the Liver (EASL)

    British Association of the Study of the Liver (BASL)

    British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)

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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:
    Dr Evangelos Russo
    Dr Evangelos Russo


    An excellent all-round Hepatologist. From the common abnormalities in liver blood tests, to the increasingly popular Fibroscan, to the sickest patients with liver cirrhosis and failure, Nowlan is my “go-to” Liver specialist both in the NHS as well as in private practice.

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    Dr. Simon Peake
    Dr. Simon Peake


    Dr Selvapatt is an excellent hepatologist with a superb bedside manner. I have worked with him for many years in both NHS and private sector and I would highly recommend him.

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