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Expert in: Gastroenterology
Recommended by 5 specialists
Hepatology , pancreaticobiliary medicine (bile ducts & pancreas)

 

Please be aware that during the COVID-19 Outbreak Dr Kallis will not be undertaking any face-to-face consultations. Telephone consultations are available, please contact for further information.

Dr Yiannis Kallis is a Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist at the Royal London Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust) and the Royal Free Hospital London, two of the UK's leading teaching hospitals, where his practice covers a broad range of gastro-intestinal diseases. He specialises in liver disease and disorders of the pancreas and bile ducts, and runs the NE London outreach liver transplant network. He is Clinical Lead for Hepatology at the Royal London Hospital.

He is a highly skilled in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy and colonoscopy, with a particular expertise in complex ERCP (endoscopy of the bile duct and pancreatic duct). He is clinical lead for ERCP services at Bart Health for the HPB cancer board. He is at the forefront of research into developing novel endoscopic treatments for pancreato-biliary cancers, and is a specialist advisor to the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in this field. He serves on the British Society for Gastroenterology (BSG) liver committee.

He graduated from Cambridge University with Distinction and undertook postgraduate specialty training across several leading London teaching hospitals. He was awarded a PhD in 2010 for his research into liver fibrosis, stem cells and regeneration at Imperial College London and Cancer Research UK, and publishes his work in high impact peer-reviewed journals. 

He is currently an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL, where he is a principal investigator on several multi centre clinical trials in treatments for advanced liver disease and for inflammatory disorders of bile ducts. He regularly lectures in gastroenterology and hepatology and supervises MSc student projects in liver disease at QMUL. He sits on the writing group for national guidelines in liver disease. 

 

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Expert in: Gastroenterology
Recommended by 8 specialists
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Dr Farooq Rahman is a Consultant Gastroenterologist practicing in the heart of London at University College Hospital. In addition to this he is an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London, allowing him to pursue his interest in research and undergraduate/postgraduate education. Dr Rahman qualified from the Royal Free School of Medicine in 1997. Subsequently, he completed his Gastroenterology specialist training on the North East London Rotation and went on to obtain a PhD from UCL investigating the immuno-pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr Farooq Rahman is a luminal Gastroenterologist, that is, a gastroenterologist concerned with conditions affecting the lining of the GI tract (e.g. gastric ulcers, coeliac disease, etc.). His interests include inflammatory bowel disease, clinical nutrition & intestinal failure, and endoscopy. In addition to this, he is regularly consulted by patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, bile acid malabsorption, and radiation enteropathy as well as a whole host of other conditions.

As well as Dr Rahman’s clinical and teaching responsibilities, he is committed to furthering the field of gastroenterology through conducting extensive research into diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel diseases), which has lead to many high impact peer-reviewed publications in renowned scientific journals, such as The Lancet, Gut, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Journal of Crohn's & Colitis and Inflammatory bowel disease.

This combination of education, research and clinical practice ensures Dr Rahman has the skills to provide the highest level of treatment and an excellent standard of care to his patients.

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Expert in: Gastroenterology
Recommended by 4 specialists

Shameer Mehta is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College London Hospital and Honorary Associate Professor at University College London. He has a special interest in intestinal failure, clinical nutrition, inflammatory bowel disease and pelvic radiation disease.

He trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London before undergoing higher specialist training in North East London. He then undertook a combined fellowship in medical education and basic science research at Queen Mary University of London and the Blizard Institute. During this time he became a fellow of the Higher Education Academy in recognition of his postgraduate teaching work. His MD in basic science research has examined the role of microRNAs in the control of epithelial to mesenchymal transition and the development of intestinal fibrosis in patients with Crohn’s disease.

Shameer’s principle clinical role is within the Intestinal Failure Service at UCLH, one of the largest in the UK. He works within a multidisciplinary team to provide high quality and timely care to patients with complex nutritional needs and all types of intestinal failure. In addition, he has developed expertise in caring for patients with complex inflammatory bowel disease as well as those experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms as a consequence of previous cancer treatment. Shameer is committed to service development and is the Clinical Lead for the Trust Nutrition and Hydration Strategy Group, a task and action committee concerned with improving nutritional provision for patients, visitors and staff.

His research interests include the role of malnutrition and nutritional care in inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal-failure associated liver disease and pelvic radiation disease. He undertakes a wide range of research studies including basic science, translational, clinical and patient-focused work including the impact of lifestyle on disease and vice versa. He has given multiple national and international talks in these fields and continues to publish in peer-reviewed journals.

He is also actively involved in teaching and education. He is an accredited trainer for the ESPEN Clinical Nutrition Diploma, co-chairs a module on the UCL MSc in Clinical Nutrition and Public Health, sits on the organising committee of the UCLp Clinical Nutrition Course and leads on the preparation and delivery of teaching courses aimed at clinical nurse specialists, dieticians and pharmacists.

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Expert in: Gastroenterology
Recommended by 5 specialists
neuro-gastroenterology

Dr Rami Sweis is a consultant gastroenterologist at UCLH and Senior Clinical Lecturer at UCL. He specialises in endoscopy with particular expertise in investigating and managing complex benign and malignant upper gastrointestinal disorders.

Owing to his extensive medical experience, he has particular knowledge in conditions such as achalasia, oesophageal spasm as well as reflux-related disorders such as heartburn and regurgitation. Added to this, Dr Sweis is the Upper GI Physiology Unit Lead at UCLH, a tertiary centre where problems of reflux and swallowing are investigated and managed using the most advanced technologies, methodology and therapeutics.

He can provide an array of endoscopic treatments, including Dilatation, Stent insertion, Laser, Radiofrequency Ablation, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and Dissection.

Beyond his clinical pursuits, Dr Sweis is an active member of the international High Resolution Manometry Working Group. He is also a member of the Neurogastroenterology & Motility (NGM) Committee and a clinical representative of the Association of GI Physiologists (AGIP) Committee of the British Society of Gastroenterology. To this extent, he has an interest in teaching and training and has organised a number of Upper GI Symposia as well as Hands-on Training Meetings in Upper GI physiology on a national and international level.

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Expert in: Gastroenterology
Recommended by 2 specialists
33 years of experience
pancreaticobiliary medicine (bile ducts & pancreas) , Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) , Hepatology

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 in 2011 which was renewed in 2016.

 

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Expert in: Gastroenterology
Recommended by 1 specialist

*Dr Russo offers consultations via Skype. Please send a message to arrange*


Dr Evangelos Russo is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Imperial College Healthcare Trust, a large teaching hospital in London. 

His specialist interests include Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which was also the topic of his PhD, and the investigation and management of GI issues such as dyspepsia, reflux and changes in bowel habit. He leads a specialist clinic in Microscopic Colitis, a common but often neglected cause of chronic diarrhoea.

His endoscopic practice includes all aspects of diagnostic endoscopy, with a particular interest in colonoscopy and complex polypectomy.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 4 specialists
Gastroenterology , Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr Chetan Bhan is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon who qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in 1998. Mr Bhan’s surgical training in London and the South East included research into lower gastrointestinal disorders and advanced colorectal training in complex surgery. He completed his training in Sydney, Australia where he completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic techniques. 

Mr Bhan’s areas of special interest include surgical management of hernias, gallstones, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), diverticular disease and pelvic floor disorders. He has developed the Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) colorectal service (virtually scarless surgery) at the Whittington Hospital where he is also Head of the Department of Surgery. 

He is also reponsible for training the next generation of surgeons in his position as Training Programme Director for surgical training in North Central and East London.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
Colorectal Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Gastroenterology

Mr Warren is available at Kings Oak Hospital on Monday & Wednesday 13.00-18.00, Thursday 8am-12.00 and 18.00 -20.00, Highgate Hospital Tuesday 8-11, Alternate Tuesdays Cavell Hospital 11.00 - 14.00 and Friday at The Wellington Hospital 13.00 - 18.00 Should you require a short notice appointment please contact  Emma on 0208 370 9525 


Mr Stephen Warren is a Consultant General, Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon based in London, UK. Following his graduation from University of London in 1986 he soon discovered an interest in laparoscopic surgery, finding that patients experienced less pain compared to traditional methods and also recovered quicker with fewer complications. By 1991 he had performed his first laparoscopic cholecystectomy and as a young consultant was awarded a national scholarship to gain experience at the renowned Cleveland Clinic in USA for a 3 month sabbatical.

He was the recipient of a Master of Surgery MS in Surgery for his published thesis from the University of London.

He has a specialist interest in all abdominal and bowel complaints. He is a highly skilled laparoscopic surgeon and applies his skills to a wide variety of surgical operations, both elective planned and emergencies.

In his personal time he enjoys oil painting,  road cycling, and football.

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Expert in: Gastroenterology
Recommended by 3 specialists
20 years of experience

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Interventional Endoscopist and Clinical Lead at the Royal Free Unit for Endoscopy, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Associate Professor at the University College London (UCL) Institute for Liver and Digestive Health (Royal Free Campus). Specialist interests and clinical expertise include device-assisted enteroscopy (double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE) in particular), capsule endoscopy (CE), therapeutic colonoscopy (especially complex polypectomy, including endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)) and transnasal upper GI endoscopy. Also interested in the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and endoscopic management of IBD related complications (such as dilatation of small bowel and colonic strictures). Has undergone specialist and sub-specialist GI and advanced GI endoscopy training in the North East Thames training rotation of the London Deanery School of Medicine, at the Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy, St Mark’s Hospital and Academic Institute, London and in Japan. 

Has received several national and international scholarships and bursaries relating to advanced GI endoscopy and has also been awarded MD(Res) (Imperial College London) for his thesis on research in this field. Has an on-going interest in academic GI endoscopy, authoring numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and reviews and is a referee for several international GI endoscopy journals of high impact. 

Dr Despott is also regularly invited as a speaker and live endoscopy demonstrator and hands-on trainer at national and international conferences and meetings and is a member of numerous international endoscopy guideline and education committees.

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He also enjoys painting seascapes in oils and deep sea fishing.

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Expert in: Gastroenterology
16 years of experience
Hepatology , neuro-gastroenterology

Dr. Sami is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Honorary Associate Professor at University College London (UCL) and University College London Hospitals NHS Trust. The UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences is ranked #1 in London for Medicine and #10 in the world.

Dr. Sami trained at centres of excellence both in the UK and the USA including a dedicated advanced GI fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN which was recently ranked as the #1 hospital in the world! He has an exemplary track record in research, education and clinical care for patients. He completed a National Endoscopy Research Fellowship which lead to the award of a PhD. Since receiving his Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education, has undertaken multiple teaching roles in undergraduate and postgraduate capabilities, as well as serving as a faculty member and speaker on several national and international courses and workshops.

Sarmed is proud to be the recipient of several prestigious awards including: the Cook Medical Marsha Dreyer award from the American Society for GI Endoscopy (ASGE); the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) out of programme award; and more recently, the Fellows-in-training award from the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). He is also the lead author and co-author of over 40 high impact peer-reviewed publications and research abstracts in the field of Gastroenterology including the current UK guidelines on oesophageal dilatation.

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