Dr Sarmed Sami

Dr Sarmed Sami

MBChB, MRCP, PGCME, PhD

Gastroenterology

Recommended by 20 specialists
19 years of experience
5 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.98

Bedside Manner

4.98

Explanation

4.98

Top feedback

“I had a narrowing in the gullet expertly diagnosed by Dr Sami after seeing several specialists. Had an endoscopy procedure and medications to sort it and I am so grateful to be eating normally now! Highly recommended. Thank you.“
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Subspecialties

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

  • English
  • Arabic
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Registered with

  • Royal College of Physicians: 130182
  • General Medical Council: 6100088
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £275

    Follow-up appointment: £225

    Practices worked at

    The London Clinic

    20 Devonshire Place, London, United Kingdom, W1B 6BW
    813 reviews

    Digestive Health UK

    41 Welbeck St, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DT
    80 reviews

    London Digestive Centre

    41 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DU
    76 reviews

    Mayo Clinic Healthcare

    15 Portland Place, London, United Kingdom, W1B 1PT
    3 reviews

    About

    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

    Procedures

    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Colonoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • BRAVO Capsule
    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Endoscopic Laser Treatment
    • Enteral Feeding
    • Oesophageal Stent Insertion
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • STRETTA
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acid Reflux
    • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    • Diarrhoea
    • Barrett's Oesophagus
    • Heart Burn
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Bloating
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Oesophagitis
    • Achalasia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Food Intolerance
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gallstones
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastritis
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastroparesis
    • Haemochromatosis
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • LPR Reflux
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Oesophageal Spasm
    • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Swollen Stomach
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    Education

    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

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    Reviews

    4.98 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.98
    Bedside Manner
    4.98
    Explanation
    4.98
    Endoscopy (OGD)
    164/231
    Colonoscopy
    64/231
    Gastroenterology
    57/231
    Acid Reflux
    56/231
    Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    53/231
    Diarrhoea
    46/231
    Barrett's Oesophagus
    41/231
    Gastroscopy
    22/231
    Heart Burn
    18/231
    Rectal Bleeding
    16/231
    BRAVO Capsule
    15/231
    Bloating
    11/231
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    8/231
    Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    4/231
    Bowel Cancer Screening
    3/231
    Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    3/231
    Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    2/231
    Oesophagitis
    2/231
    Achalasia
    1/231
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I had a narrowing in the gullet expertly diagnosed by Dr Sami after seeing several specialists. Had an endoscopy procedure and medications to sort it and I am so grateful to be eating normally now! Highly recommended. Thank you.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Super helpful doctor and team. I can see why Dr Sami is top rated and he works at prestigious hospitals in London
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Best doctor I have seen very kind, caring and explanation in clear language. Clinic busy and had to wait for appointment but worth the wait!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Best experience colonoscopy procedure painless and way better than previous one I had!! Can’t believe it, hence I am writing this review for Dr Sami
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Explanation very clear. Dr Sami listened to my problems with attention and was very kind and empathetic. I was going through very tough time and now feel much better. Grateful to Dr Sami
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very kind and supportive doctor. So confident and has been recommended by a family member.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Experience was good with consultation, bookings and procedures. Dr Sami was kind to see my father at short notice after a cancellation as I was worried about my him.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    I am an international patient and travel to London to see Dr Sami for my Barrett’s oesophagus. Top expert in this condition and really nice and friendly doctor. very supportive and caring.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Overall explanation and bedsite manner along with the whole experience was great. Very grateful for the kindness received.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Highly recommend this clinic and Dr Sami as I had good experience overall and very happy!
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 20 specialists
    Mr Mazin Ibrahim
    Mr Mazin Ibrahim
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Dr Sami is an excellent colleague who put his patients first. He is very efficient and knowledgably. He treated my family members and we had excellent experience with him. I always recommend him to friends and family. I highly recommend him for his very professional attitude and excellent knowledge. Thanks Dr Sami for all your help and wish you all the best."

    18-01-2022

    Recommended for:
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Barrett's Oesophagus, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    , Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach), Oesophageal Cancer, LPR Reflux, Diarrhoea, Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    Mr Ahmed Ali
    Mr Ahmed Ali
    Urology
    I have looked after their patients

    "Dr Sami is a brilliant gastroenterologist with amazing skills, bed side manners and communication skills. I would certainly recommend him to all my family, friends and patients should they have any bowel related issues. "

    18-01-2022

    Recommended for:
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Barrett's Oesophagus, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    , Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach), Oesophageal Cancer, LPR Reflux, Diarrhoea, Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    Professor Martin Birchall
    Professor Martin Birchall
    Ear Nose & Throat Surgery (ENT/Otolaryngology)
    I have referred patients to them

    "Dr Sarmed is an outstanding gastroenterologist with whom it has been a pleasure and an education to share patient care. Those I have referred to him for endoscopy and other matters affecting oesophagus and stomach have commented on his compassionate and sensitive style, efficiency and careful, understandable explanations of his findings. I will continue to discuss difficult patient problems with him and refer to him those who need an endoscopy. "

    15-07-2020

    Recommended for:
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
    Professor Laurence Lovat
    Professor Laurence Lovat
    Gastroenterology
    Is a colleague

    "I am pleased to give a recommendation for Dr Sami who is a very competent gastroenterologist and a trusted colleague. I have worked with him for some years and am happy for him to look after my patients when I am not available. That gives an understanding of the level of trust I have in him. "

    16-03-2022

    Recommended for:
    Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)

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