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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 15 specialists
19 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), General (Internal) Medicine, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Sami is the founder and director of Digestive Health UK clinics based in central London. He is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Associate Professor. He has practiced and trained at world renowned centres of excellence including the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA which is consistently ranked as the number one hospital in the world!

Dr Sami is ranked by Doctify as the "Best Gastroenterologist in London". He has authored and co-authored several high impact papers and national guidelines and propelled himself to be a key opinion leader in his field. He is also the founder and director of Digestive Health UK and is a member of the following professional bodies:

  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • American Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Dr Sami was awarded a PhD for his work during his National Endoscopy Research Fellowship from the University of Nottingham in 2015. Following his PhD, he completed the Gastroenterology Specialist Examination from the Royal College of Physicians in 2016 and was certified by the GMC as a Consultant in Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine in 2017.

Dr Sami has special interests in the following areas of gastroenterology:

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)
  • Acid reflux (GERD), indigestion and heartburn
  • Barrett’s Oesophagus
  • Eosinophilic oesophagitis
  • BRAVO capsule monitoring
  • Coeliac disease
  • Bowel cancer
  • Achalasia
  • Stretta therapy
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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 8 specialists
23 years of experience
Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas), General (Internal) Medicine, Hepatology

Please be aware that during the COVID-19 outbreak Dr Kallis will be undertaking face-to-face consultations if required. Video and telephone consultations are also 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 and Network Director for Hepatology across NE London integrated care service.

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 and the British Liver Transplant Group 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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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 7 specialists
35 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas), Hepatology + 1 more

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.

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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 10 specialists
25 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Farooq Rahman is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at a number of private clinics in London. His NHS post is at University College Hospital in central London. Dr Rahman is a luminal gastroenterologist, which means he specialises in problems affecting the GI tract lining such as gastric ulcers and coeliac disease. His areas of interest include inflammatory bowel disease, colonic polyps, colon cancer, bile acid malabsorption, and irritable bowel syndrome.


Dr Rahman graduated from the Royal Free School of Medicine in 1997 before undertaking specialist gastroenterology training. He went on to obtain a PhD from UCL, where he studied the immunopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease.


In addition to his clinical and teaching responsibilities, Dr Rahman is committed to furthering the field of gastroenterology and has spent time researching conditions including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and intestinal failure. His work has been published in a number of renowned scientific journals including The Lancet and the Journal of Crohn's & Colitis. Dr Rahman also has a passion for medical education and is also an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London. His experience in education, research, and clinical practice allows him to provide his patients with the best possible treatment and care.

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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 8 specialists
21 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Hepatology

Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan is a London-based gastroenterologist and physician. His areas of expertise include gastrointestinal cancers, IBS, endoscopy, and neuroendocrine tumours. He is also a nationally certified colonoscopist and performs bowel cancer screenings. Dr Srirajaskanthan is the current clinical lead for gastroenterology at King’s College Hospital and the Director of the Neuroendocrine Tumour Unit at Kings Health Partners, an ENETS Centre of Excellence. He is also an associate professor of gastroenterology at King's College London.

Dr Srirajaskanthan graduated from Guy's, King's, and St. Thomas' School of Medicine, where he earned both a medical degree and an intercalated BSc before completing post-graduate training in hospitals in Oxford, London, and South East England. In 2010, he attained an MD (Res) from University College London for his work in neuroendocrine tumours. He was later awarded a travel fellowship to The Medical University of South Carolina by the British Society of Gastroenterology.

Dr Srirajaskanthan remains actively involved in research and has a large number of publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has also authored and edited three textbooks on liver disease and neuroendocrine tumours and co-authored book chapters for six other books.

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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 5 specialists
35 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine

Professor Laurence Lovat is a leading Gastroenterologist working in the heart of London. 

See his website: www.gastrolondon.co.uk 

He has a special interest in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of upper gastrointestinal cancer (cancer of the food pipe and stomach) and diseases affecting the food pipe such as indigestion, reflux and Barrett's disease. He also treats patients with irritable bowel syndrome and performs endoscopies (a non-surgical procedure to examine a patient's digestive tract).

Professor Lovat received his medical degree from University College London Hospitals in 1987. As part of his training, he gained a first class honours degree in Nutrition. He qualified as a Gastroenterologist in 1998. Professor Lovat was appointed consultant Gastroenterologist at University College London Hospitals (NHS) a year later. 

Professor Lovat is passionate about research and driving advances in his field. Early in his career, he was awarded a prestigious research training award and completed a PhD in his field. He was appointed as the first Head of the newly established Research Department for Tissue and Energy at University College London and was awarded his professorship in 2014 based on the quality of his research into complications of acid reflux disease and minimally invasive treatment to prevent and treat oesophageal cancer. He has published his research in leading scientific journals (e.g., Nature). Professor Lovat is also chief investigator for a national research project (the UK National HALO Patient Registry).

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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 3 specialists
35 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Adam Harris is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician with a special interest in dyspepsia, gastro-oesophageal reflux, irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel diseases. He qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1987 and gained the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1995 following two years of full-time academic research within the field of gastroenterology.

Dr Harris worked for the NHS for over 30 years, working as a consultant in Tunbridge Wells from 1997 until 2017, and now practices exclusively privately in multiple clinics in West Kent, Canary Wharf and the City of London. He was actively involved in the British Society of Gastroenterology and held the roles of Secretary and Chair within the Clinical Services & Standards Committee. In October 2007, he received a National Bronze Clinical Excellence Award, recognizing his “sustained and dedicated contribution to the NHS over and above any contractual requirement”.

Dr Harris has been involved in multiple publications, both within his field and more generally. He co-authored the NICE guidelines for ulcerative colitis, as well as the BSG Handbook for Independent Practice. He has also been active in research on topics ranging from ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease to Helicobacter pylori and acid-related disease.

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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 8 specialists
35 years of experience
General (Internal) Medicine, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) + 1 more

Dr Voi Shim Wong, Consultant Gastroenterologist, is currently working within the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust in London. He is highly experienced in every aspect of gastroenterology with a specific interest in dyspepsia, inflammatory bowel disease and liver diseases. He has developed excellent skills in endoscopic procedures, which he performs often.

Dr Wong started his medical education at the University of St Andrew’s, where he graduated in 1987 with a Bachelors in medicine and surgery. After graduating he then went on to complete his Higher Speciality Training in gastroenterology and hepatology in institutions throughout the UK including Manchester, Leeds, Cambridge, and Liverpool.

Dr Wong is fully accredited in Bowel Cancer Screening Colonoscopy and is dedicated to achieving near-perfect outcomes for his patients.

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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 7 specialists
19 years of experience
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Simon Peake is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, a large university teaching hospital in central London. Dr Peake qualified from Imperial College London in 2003 with honours and a distinction. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London in 2006 and completed a Doctorate of Medicine in 2015 at Imperial College. His postgrduate research was carried out in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and he is currently the lead for IBD at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trsut. He has many professional memberships including Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG), European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) and American Gastroenterology Association (AGA). 

His specialist interests include Inflammatory Bowel Disease, change in bowel habit (constipation / diarrhoea), investigation and mangement of chronic diarrhoea, investigation and management of acid reflux, rectal bleeding, abdominal pain and/or abdominal bloating, and Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

His endoscopic practice includes all aspects of endoscopy, including diagnostic/therapeutic gastroscopy, BRAVO capsule insertion for investigation of acid reflux and diagnostic/therapeutic colonoscopy. His endoscopy metrics are consistently above national standards of excellence. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Colonoscopy
  • Polypectomy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • BRAVO capsule (for acid reflux) 
  • Investigation and management of chronic diarrhoea
  • Colonoscopy and polypectomy
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Acid reflux and heartburn
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease)
  • BRAVO capsule
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Gastroscopy
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Gastroenterology
Recommended by 2 specialists
32 years of experience
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease

Dr Simon Anderson is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at London Bridge Hospital, and also practises at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation Trust. At the renowned London Bridge Hospital, Dr Anderson and his team carry out consultations, diagnosis and treatment of digestive and stomach diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Crohn’s disease.

Dr Anderson graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1990. He then underwent higher specialist training at King's College Hospital (Liver Diseases and Intensive Care) and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital (Gastroenterology) in London. He was awarded a Wellcome Institute Research Fellowship and went on to conduct full-time research at St Thomas' Hospital. He was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) from the University of London in 2004. He was appointed Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust in 2006 where he leads an acute general medicine firm.

His interests include all therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy and balloon enteroscopy, wireless capsule endoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). His research interests include techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of small-intestinal disease and ulcerative colitis. He is a lead investigator in a trial of the role of exercise in Crohn's disease and is a co-investigator into the genetics of IBD.

Patient testimonials highlight Dr Anderson's caring but professional approach with patients. He is also heavily involved in teaching the next generation of doctors, passing on his medical training and skills.

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