Dr Sarmed Sami

Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterologist

London, W1B 6BW

20 years of experience

Verified profile

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Gastroenterologist

London, W1B 6BW

20 years of experience

Verified profile

Video
Consultation

Patient Trust Score

4.98

249 patient reviews

20 professional endorsements

4.98

Overall Experience

4.98

Bedside manner

4.98

Explanation

354 of 816 total recommendations are for:

Endoscopy (OGD)

(191)

Colonoscopy

(87)

Gastroenterology

(76)

Other

(462)

Recent patient review

25 Jan 2023

Swallowing problems solved after endoscopy and treatment with medication. Very grateful to Dr Sami and...

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About

Dr Sami is the founder and director of Digestive Health UK clinics based in central London. He is also a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic in London. 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 an Associate Professor title and 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 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

Areas of expertise

Based on patient reviews & endorsements by other professionals

  • Endoscopy (OGD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroenterology
  • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Others

Subspecialties

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

All conditions and treatments

  • Endoscopy (OGD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Diarrhoea
  • Barrett's Oesophagus
  • Gastroscopy
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Heart Burn
  • BRAVO Capsule

Registered with

Royal College of Physicians

130182

General Medical Council

6100088

Qualifications

USMLE - United States Medical Licensing Examination, USA, in 2016 

MRCP (Gastroenterology) - Royal College of Physicians, UK in 2016

PhD (National Endoscopy Research Fellowship) - University of Nottingham, UK, 2015

PG Certificate in Medical Education (PGCME) - University of York, UK in 2011

MRCP - Royal College of Physicians, UK in 2008

MBChB - Baghdad University, Iraq in 2003

languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

consultation fees

  • New appointment: £300
  • Follow-up appointment: £275

insurers

  • The PHC
  • Benenden
  • health-on-line
  • Bupa Fee Assured
  • Four Points Assistance
  • Healix
  • April
  • The Exeter
  • Norwich Union
  • Groupama
  • Saga Insurance
  • Aviva Health
  • Simply Health
  • CS Healthcare
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • General Medical
  • Cigna
  • Freedom Healthcare
  • Vitality Health
  • Bupa
  • Allianz Worldwide Care
  • Legal & General
  • WPA
  • Aetna

Location

All locations

The London Clinic

4.88

(868)

Specialist's working hours

at All locations

Monday

09:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 17:00

Tuesday

09:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 17:00

Wednesday

09:00 - 17:00

13:00 - 17:00

Thursday

09:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 17:00

Friday

09:00 - 17:00

09:00 - 17:00

Saturday

Not available

Sunday

Not available

Reviews

All reviews
Endoscopy (OGD) (176)
Colonoscopy (75)
Stomach / Abdominal Pain (59)
Acid Reflux (58)
Gastroenterology (57)

249 reviews

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Swallowing problems solved after endoscopy and treatment with medication. Very grateful to Dr Sami and highly recommend him for digestive system problems.

25 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Endoscopy (OGD)

Oesophagitis

Nausea and Vomiting

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Dr Sami and his team looked after me very well and could not thank them enough. I travelled from Scotland for second opinion and glad that I did.

25 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Stomach / Abdominal Pain

Acid Reflux

Barrett's Oesophagus

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Very skilled doctor with endoscopy best experience compared to before.

25 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colonoscopy

Endoscopy (OGD)

Colorectal Cancer

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Had problems with bleeding with poo and and was extremely worried. Dr Sami was very kind and calm and he did a colonoscopy procedure for me. It was painless. He found and removed a large polyp following which the bleeding stopped!

15 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Colonoscopy

Rectal Bleeding

Bowel Cancer Screening

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Great care received lovely doctor and team

15 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Endoscopy (OGD)

Colonoscopy

Rectal Bleeding

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

I had help and support throughout. Dr Sami was lovely and kind.

12 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Diarrhoea

Rectal Bleeding

Bloating

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Wonderful doctor and team. Very helpful and took their time to make me feel relaxed for the endoscopy procedures.

12 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Endoscopy (OGD)

Colonoscopy

Rectal Bleeding

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Issues with digestive system sorted after Dr Sami looked after me for few months.

11 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Endoscopy (OGD)

Stomach / Abdominal Pain

Heart Burn

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Positive experience overall. Dr Sami was very clear in his explanation and showed me pictures and diagrams to make his points across. Very understanding of my concerns. Endoscopy procedure was more or less painless!

11 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Endoscopy (OGD)

Heart Burn

Acid Reflux

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Top experience and highly recommend Dr Sami who is excellent in what he does. Just put my mind at ease and felt so comfortable under his care.

11 Jan 2023

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Endoscopy (OGD)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Colonoscopy

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Endorsements

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Most endorsed treatments/conditions

All endorsements
Gastroenterology (19)
Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach) (17)
Endoscopy (OGD) (15)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) (14)

20 endorsements

Dr Sami is a great gastroenterologist I highly recommend. I have seen many of his patients and it is obvious he has always completed very comprehensive investigations to understand his patients conditions.

19 Oct 2022

Endorsed for

Gastroenterology
Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
+ 5 more

Dr. Bridgette Wilson

Dietitian

Is a colleague

Excellent feedback from my referred patients, particularly on being a very knowledgeable expert in his field with a comforting and approachable manner. From my experience as a referrer, Dr Sami provides a very rapid and broad service to our shared patients.

19 Oct 2022

Endorsed for

Gastroenterology
Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
+ 8 more

Dr Sanjay Mehta

General Practice (GP)

I have referred patients to them

Dr Sami is a capable, knowledgeable and kind doctor. He genuinely cares about his patients and tries his best to help. I would not hesitate to recommend his as a Gastroenterologist.

09 Oct 2022

Endorsed for

Gastroenterology
Gastroscopy
Oesophagitis
+ 1 more

Dr Ahmed Albusoda

Gastroenterology

Is a colleague

Dr Sami provides world class care for upper GI disease including acid reflux, eosinophilic oesophagtiis, swallowing problems and Barrett's oesophagus. He offers upper and lower GI endoscopy including Bravo capsule and advanced imaging techniques. He has an international academic reputation in the field and is widely published, and lectures and teaches Nationally and internationally. I am delighted to have him as a colleague working alongside me at Mayo Clinic Healthcare London.

05 Oct 2022

Endorsed for


Professor James East

Gastroenterology

Is a colleague

FAQ

What are Dr Sarmed Sami's reviews like?

Dr Sarmed Sami's overall patient rating is 4.98 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 249 reviews

What languages does Dr Sarmed Sami speak?

Dr Sarmed Sami speaks English and Arabic

Where is Dr Sarmed Sami located?

Dr Sarmed Sami primarily practices at The London Clinic, located at 20 Devonshire Place, London, United Kingdom, W1B 6BW
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What are Dr Sarmed Sami working hours?

Dr Sarmed Sami is working Monday (09:00 - 17:00, 09:00 - 17:00), Tuesday (09:00 - 17:00, 09:00 - 17:00), Wednesday (09:00 - 17:00, 13:00 - 17:00), Thursday (09:00 - 17:00, 09:00 - 17:00), Friday (09:00 - 17:00, 09:00 - 17:00), ,

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