Dr Peter Irving, Consultant Gastroenterologist, currently works within the Guy's and St Thomas's Hospital NHS Trust. He is an expert in his field, having a wealth of experience in treating inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) and irritable bowel syndrome. He is very skilled in performing small bowel capsule endoscopy, gastroscopy, and colonoscopies.
Dr Irving did his medical training at the University of Cambridge, and London Hospital Medical College, graduating in 1995. During his training, he underwent a research degree at Bart's focusing on inflammatory bowel disease, before moving to Australia to research this topic further. Previously, he has sat on the committee for the IDB Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology and has chaired the Education Committee of the European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation.
Dr Irving is an active researcher and is currently engaged in several large clinical trials in the UK. His work has produced over 150 publications and 3 published books. Additionally, he established (alongside colleagues from King's College and Guy's and St Thomas's) the use of the low FODMAP diet in the UK, and continues to contribute research on it to this day.
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Great listener and explained things very well.
The most thorough Doctor I have seen, always super friendly and knowledgeable about my situation. Thank you very much.
Peter made me feel at ease from the moment I met him. He explained everything to me and made the whole procedure stress free.
Lovely doctor, everything just was so much easier than I expected, felt like I never had this endoscopy.
Initially I was so reluctant to have the medications he recommended to my condition. But eventually I did had them and now I feel so so much better.I cannot thank you enough Dr Irving you are a star.
I was in agony and he saw me at very short notice, sent me immediately for tests and once the diagnosis was confirmed, he referred me immediately to a surgeon. This all took place in less than 60 minutes, I can highly recommend him, approachable, thorough and very personable.
Dr. Peter Irving was very understanding of my health condition, and I do not regret coming to the center in London to meet him. He made me feel that all things are easy and can be solved, but with deliberation and patience. He was also always smiling and giving a lot of time to talk. He was a good listener and knew the patient and his illness at first sight, and all his questions were easyto answer them. He always uses the easy English language to understand him. He also cares about the patient's psychological condition and likes to know how the patient feels in order to give him the best solutions.
Dr Irving was very understanding and empathetic and took the time to answer all my questions and did not make me feel like we had to rush the conversation. He laid out a clear set of follow on actions and has followed through with these very quickly. His mannerism made me feel comfortable and safe and I felt that I was in the care of very capable hands.
It came across, both at the colonoscopy and at the consultation the following week, that the consultant was in too much of a hurry to accomplish all that had to be done and to explain all that had to be explained.
Always very informative with clear explanations and very helpful.
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Dr Irving has a world-wide reputation in inflammatory bowel disease management and research. His status as one of the best clinicians in IBD in the UK and indeed the world means that his opinion is frequently sought by his colleagues who value his thorough, clear-thinking and pragmatic advice. He also has an extensive and wide reaching knowledge in all aspects of luminal gastroenterology. He is a valued and respected colleague and I can recommend him most highly.
Dr Simon Anderson
Highly recommended gastroenterologist in London, with special interest in Crohn's disease.
Dr Jason Dunn
What are Dr Peter Irving's reviews like?
Dr Peter Irving's overall patient rating is 4.96 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 28 reviews
What languages does Dr Peter Irving speak?
Dr Peter Irving speaks English
Where is Dr Peter Irving located?
Dr Peter Irving primarily practices at The Princess Grace Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK, located at 42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
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