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Best Gastroenterologists in London, UK

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Expert in: Gastroenterology
37 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Dr. Anthony Jenkins is a consultant in Gastroenterology and General (internal) medicine with extensive expertise in the investigation and management of irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease. He is an accomplished endoscopist with extensive experience in gastroscopy, colonoscopy, and wireless capsule endoscopy.

Dr. Jenkins completed his pre-clinical medical studies at Cambridge University before transferring to St Thomas' Hospital, London to complete his undergraduate degree. Following initial postgraduate training, he returned to St Thomas' Hospital as a research fellow and clinical senior registrar and was awarded a doctorate for his research into the effects of diet on the intestine. He has maintained his interest in nutrition  and led the Clinical Nutrition Team at the Princess Royal University Hospital before his retirement from the NHS in 2017.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
24 years of experience
Gastroenterology , Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery + 1 more



Mr Shamsi El-Hasani is a Consultant General Surgeon who qualified in 1979.

El-Hasani specialises in upper gastrointestinal, gastroesophageal reflux, gall bladder, hernia and weight loss surgery.

Mr El-Hasani has long and structured training in laparoscopic/keyhole approach to surgery. He has performed an excess of 11,000 gastroscopies, 4100 laparoscopic cholecystectomies,  4200 laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernias and 700 laparoscopic surgical procedures for gastro-oesophageal reflux. El-Hasani has also performed over 6000 Bariatric surgical procedures including different types of Gastric Bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, Gastric band, Gastric balloon and different types of revisional procedures. Has published 105 international articles.


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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 2 specialists
39 years of experience
Colorectal Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery + 1 more

Mr Joseph Patrick Martin Ellul is a Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon at BMI Chelsfield Hospital in Orpington, Kent and BMI The Sloane Hospital in Beckenham, Kent. He holds an Honorary Contract with King's College Hospital, London.

He has 25 years Consultant Level experience of surgery throughout the gastrointestinal tract including advanced Laparoscopic /Keyhole surgery for the treatment of gallstones, complex hernias and bowel surgery. He also undertakes routine general surgery such as hernia repairs performed as day cases and gastrointestinal investigations such as gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

He established Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in Bromley which enables patients to make a rapid recovery from major bowel surgery for cancer and other diseases of the colon.

He has published numerous papers on the treatment of various gastrointestinal conditions, especially cancer.

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

Dr. Zinu Philipose is a Consultant Gastroenterologist with sub speciality training in Liver diseases and works for both the National Health Service and the private sector. Dr. Philipose qualified in Medicine in 1995 and undertook his specialist registrar training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology(Liver diseases) training at the South Thames London Deanery, including working in the King's Liver unit ( largest Liver transplant centre in UK). This training included a period of research at Croydon University Hospital and 2 years of Liver diseases sub-specialty training. He then completed a Senior Clinical Fellowship at St Mark’s Hospital, which is a renowned centre for Gastroenterology Academics and a tertiary centre for intestinal failure and Inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. Philipose was appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist in 2009 at Worthing Hospital. During this period, he was part of establishing several service developments and was for a period the only ERCP endoscopist for the hospital and was leading the set-up of the newly built ERCP endoscopy room. He then started working at Croydon University Hospital from 2016 with the main focus on setting up the Liver disease services and has successfully set up the Viral Hepatitis Network, and continues to serve as the Hepatology Lead at Croydon University Hospital. He also works at St George’s Hospital performing Endoscopic Ultrasound for disorders of the pancreas , gall bladder and the biliary tract. He covers diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies for the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract.  He has managed all aspects of gastroenterology for more than 10 years at a consultant level and he has been exposed to and managed patients with a wide variety of gastroenterological and liver disorders.  He believes in patient tailored care with the outcome focusing on trying to improve patient well-being and is happy to share his expertise in gastroenterology and liver diseases.

He ia a member of the Royal College of Physicians, British Medical Association and the European Association of the Study Of Liver Diseases.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 4 specialists
16 years of experience
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Gastroenterology + 1 more

I am  a Consultant General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon at Croydon University Hospital in the National Health Service and at BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital in Croydon. I specialise  in the acute management of emergency gallstones cases and have stablished an acute pathway for managing these cases at Croydon. I also have a particular interest in abdominal wall hernia surgery, having established and am the lead for the Croydon MDT for complex hernias. A significant proportion of my cases are performed with keyhole surgery although a tailored, patient-centered approach is my preferred method for choosing the right operation for each patient. I am the lead upper gastrointestinal (GI) surgeon at Croydon University Hospital and am dedicated to developing the service for the benefit of local patients.

I also developed the anti-reflux surgical service at Croydon and perform more than 15 cases per year of acid reflux surgery at this location.

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Expert in: General Surgery
22 years of experience
Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery , Colorectal Surgery , Gastroenterology + 1 more
  • Be your advocate. always emotionally supporting you and yours at difficult times while .delivering cutting edge high-quality care
  • Provide intelligent kindness, empathy and understanding in a non-judgmental manner.
  • Trustworthiness and making your interest first priority.
  • Listen, listen and listen some more- to you and family
  • Asking what matters to you? Not just what is the matter with you?
  • Create a bespoke personalized solution to your problem or concern; working with you and yours
  • Safe, high quality. effective treatment and a reassuring and calming experience at difficult times
  • Be available and contactable
  • Accountability, accepting responsibility for my performance and of trainees and staff I supervise as part of my duty
  • An immediate and honest response to any concern at any stage of your treatment
  • Commitment to working as part of a multidisciplinary team which demands high standards and development of new ideas where necessary.
  • Continuous improvement and learning by monitoring outcome.
  • Continuous reflection.Awareness of limitations and flexibility to change.
  • Effective communication with you
  • Respecting cultural, linguistic, religious, ethnic diversity among patients and staff
  • Protecting your confidentiality



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Expert in: Gastroenterology
28 years of experience

What is a Gastroenterologist?

When there is something wrong with the stomach and digestive processes of the body, it can be difficult and frustrating to diagnose exactly what the problem is. Many of the disease and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract have similar symptoms and present in the same manner. In all cases, any kind of oesophageal, stomach, intestinal, or colon problems that persist beyond the terms or severity of a “stomach bug” or “food poisoning” often necessitate a visit to a specialist. Finding a gastroenterologist in London to diagnose and treat these problems is the first step towards management and recovery.

When to see a Gastroenterologist?

Some typical examples of the kinds of problems that top gastroenterologists in London deal with on a regular basis. Include bleeding in the digestive tract, problems with the liver or gallbladder, heartburn or acid reflux, ulcers, cancers, colon diseases like IBS and Chron’s, uncontrolled nausea or vomiting, haemorrhoids, certain types of hernias, malnutrition or malabsorption problems with the intestines, and similar problems. Patients can easily find a top gastroenterologist in London using Doctify.

It is important to note that the best gastroenterologists in London can offer a range of treatment options, including medication, diet and lifestyle changes, and minimally-invasive outpatient procedures. If a particular problem requires surgery, however, gastroenterologists will typically refer or recommend patients see a colorectal surgeon, as they are not, strictly speaking, trained to perform major surgical procedures. Between the two specialities, any kind of digestive issues that a patient may have, from the oesophagus to rectum, can be identified, managed, and treated.

What procedures can you find at a Gastroenterology clinic?