Dr Sami Hoque

Dr Sami Hoque

MD FRCP PhD(Edin) FRCPE, FACG; AGAF

Gastroenterology

Offers video consultation
36 years of experience
13 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.97

Bedside Manner

4.97

Explanation

4.92

Top feedback

“I’ve had an excellent experience being under Dr Hoque’s care. I came to him for help with dealing with frustrating IBS symptoms - specifically abdominal cramping and bloating. He gave me tons of advice and amazing treatments that have helped me to feel my best :)“
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Subspecialties

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • General (Internal) Medicine
  • Hepatology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Bengali
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 5168320
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £210

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health The Holly Private Hospital

    High Road Buckhurst Hill, Essex, United Kingdom, IG9 5HX
    694 reviews

    Spire London East Hospital

    Roding Lane South, Redbridge, United Kingdom, IG4 5PZ
    456 reviews

    Whipps Cross University Hospital

    Whipps Cross Road Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom, E11 1NR
    8 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    16:00 - 18:30
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    Not available
    Fri
    17:30 - 20:00
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Sami Hoque is a Lead Consultant Gastroenterologist, specialising in Inflammatory Bowel diseaser works at Whipps Cross University Hospital. He also works in private practices at Holly House Private Hospital and Spire Roding Hospital in Redbridge.

    Dr Hoque was awarded his primary medical qualification in 1986, before undertaking basic and specialised medical training. He went on to complete a PhD in 2000 at Edinburgh University which was based on gut bacteria function in inflammatory bowel diseases. He was successfully awarded a prize for ‘Best Research Student’, and then another prize for the best research paper from the American College of Gastroenterology. He was first appointed as Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician at University College London Hospital (UCLH), before taking his current posts. He spent his sabbatical as'visiting professor' Mount Sinai , NY in Crohn's unit in 2011. He has published widely, his Author H index 26

    He works as the Lead Physician of the Digestive Disease and Nutrition unit and is involved in running drug trials for treatments for Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease and Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome. He can perform endoscopy to an advanced level and provides training for other gastroenterologists. He has had years of clinical experience which has allowed him to become a highly experienced gastroenterologist at the forefront of his field.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Gastric Ballon
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Video Consultation
    • Capsule Endoscopy 
    • General Medicine
    • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
    • Acid Reflux
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) Such As Ulcerative Colitis Or Crohn's Disease
    • Irritable bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Constipation
    • Heart Burn
    • Bloating
    • Crohn’s Disease

    Procedures

    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Gastroscopy
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonic Stent
    • Endoscopic Laser Treatment
    • Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS)
    • Enteral Feeding
    • Gastric Bypass
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Bloating
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Constipation
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Acid Reflux
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Food Intolerance
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Heart Burn
    • Jaundice
    • Swollen Stomach
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    • Achalasia
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Diarrhoea
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastroparesis
    • Hepatitis
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Liver Cancer
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Oesophagitis
    • Primary Billiary Cholangitis (PBC)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
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    Education

    Qualifications:

    • PhD
    • FRCPE
    • FRCP
    • MBBS
    • FACG
    • AGAF

    Specialist Register entry date

    • Gastroenterology From 20 Jul 2009
    • General (internal) medicine From 20 Jul 2009
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    Reviews

    4.95 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.97
    Bedside Manner
    4.97
    Explanation
    4.92
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    5/38
    Bloating
    4/38
    Crohn’s Disease
    4/38
    Colonoscopy
    3/38
    Constipation
    3/38
    Gastroenterology
    2/38
    Rectal Bleeding
    2/38
    Acid Reflux
    1/38
    Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    1/38
    Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    1/38
    Endoscopy (OGD)
    1/38
    Fatty Liver Disease
    1/38
    Food Intolerance
    1/38
    Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    1/38
    Gastroscopy
    1/38
    Heart Burn
    1/38
    Jaundice
    1/38
    Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    1/38
    Sigmoidoscopy
    1/38
    Swollen Stomach
    1/38
    Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    1/38
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I’ve had an excellent experience being under Dr Hoque’s care. I came to him for help with dealing with frustrating IBS symptoms - specifically abdominal cramping and bloating. He gave me tons of advice and amazing treatments that have helped me to feel my best :)
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Excellent Doctor, empathetic, give enough time listen to problem and arrive a very diagnosis, so experienced .
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent Doctor , very reputable physician with amiable disposition . Listen to all my issues and formulate plan .
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Hoque is a very knowledgeable and experienced individual within his field. It is evident he genuinely cares for his patients and will dedicate time to listening to the challenges they’re facing.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Hoque was extremely helpful and understanding.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    He was very kind
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Hoque was a very lovely person. I could see that he wants to help people. He was very reassuring that he would help me recover from my indigestion and stomach problems. I can’t wait to proceed with Dr Hoque to get to the bottom of my problem.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    An excellent professional who takes the time and has the patience to explain everything in detail. Dr Hoque put my mind at ease with a throughou explanation of the issue and how best to resolve. Brilliant!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Lovely and reassuring, very knowledgeable and takes the time needed with you. Thank you.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Hoque takes the time put you at ease, and explains everything very clearly. He’s patient with any questions and has a very open, friendly and personable demeanour which makes one feel calmer instantly. He is reassuring and understands and appreciates anxieties that some patients feel. I would highly recommend him for his wealth of experience and excellent interpersonal skills.
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