Dr Alistair McNair, Consultant Gastroenterologist, is currently based in Southeast London, working within the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. He is highly specialised in many conditions affecting the intestine and liver including inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), coeliac disease, dyspepsia, acid reflux, Barrett's oesophagus, abdominal pain, colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, pancreatic cancer, gall stones, and liver disease.
Dr McNair can perform highly skilled procedures including gastroscopy and trans-nasal endoscopy, small bowel (capsule endoscopy) and large bowel (colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy). He also offers therapeutic endoscopy options including polypectomy, ERCP, stent insertions, and balloon dilatations. He has been appointed to several roles at his NHS Trust including clinical Director for Gastroenterology. He has also held the roles of Secretary of the endoscopy section of The British Society of Gastroenterology and regional Training Programme Director. His work in research has won him the Bronze National Award, he continues to research for several national and regional programmes.
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08:00 - 10:30
09:00 - 12:30
08:00 - 11:00
Kind, gentle, open and honest.
Answered all of my questions and provided me with a thorough exam for both current symptoms and symptoms I had in the past that were never addressed by other doctors. I now have a better understanding of my health and how to manage it.
Dr McNair, was very helpful, friendly, and thorough. I came away feeling as though he would help improve my situation. Very pleased with the experience. Thank you.
Dr McNair is a credit to his profession. Both his immense clinical knowledge and skill. But also his empathy and manner is to learn from.
Excellent experience. My doctor helped me to go through with the procedure with confidence. The procedure itself went ideally. I am Very grateful
Dr McNair has an excellent manner and provides easily intelligible advice. He is clearly extremely experienced but takes time to explain his advice and the outcome of tests very patiently and in detail, welcoming any further questions.
I felt very calm in Dr McNair’s presence, he was very informative and determined to get to the bottom of my problem. He went above and beyond to help me.
Dr McNair was very engaging, reassuring and informative.
I was anxious about my symptoms. Dr McNair took me seriously, listened and advised me well. His approach was completely "no nonsense" and reassuring.
Dr McNair listened, didn’t rush and put my mind at ease; I didn’t feel pressured to go ahead with my op yet but am able to contact him when I’m ready.
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I have known Alistair for 20 years a colleague in both the NHS and privately. He is an excellent clinical opinion. Very through and highly emapathetic. I highly recommend him, as he puts his patients first
Dr Carl Shakespeare
Extremely high quality Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist. Accomplished and experienced and extremely pleasant manner and style. I fully endorse Dr McNair as a colleague of the highest calibre.
Dr Vishal Saxena
Excellent opinion, highly recommend
Dr Jason Dunn
What are Dr Alistair McNair's reviews like?
Dr Alistair McNair's overall patient rating is 4.99 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 50 reviews
What languages does Dr Alistair McNair speak?
Dr Alistair McNair speaks English
Where is Dr Alistair McNair located?
Dr Alistair McNair primarily practices at London Bridge Hospital, Part of HCA Healthcare UK, located at 27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
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What are Dr Alistair McNair working hours?
Dr Alistair McNair is working Monday (08:00 - 10:30), Tuesday (09:00 - 12:30), Wednesday (08:00 - 11:00), , , ,
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Dr Alistair McNair generally accepts new patients.
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