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of the UK’s foremost Digestive Health consultants

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20k

endoscopies in the last 12 months

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250+

years of combined
experience

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400

bowel cancer resections

Our Specialists

Meet our team of partner doctors. Individually, they’re technically-skilled, highly-rated leading specialists within Gastroenterology and Colorectal Surgery.

Simon Anderson

Dr Simon Anderson

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

Mr Gregory Thomas

Mr Gregory Thomas

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

farooq rahma

Dr Farooq Rahman

Consultant Gastroenterologist

mr-pasquale-giordano

Mr Pasquale Giordano

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

John Martin

Dr John Martin

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

Mr James Kinross

Mr James Kinross

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Dr Maxton Pitcher

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Oliver Warren

Mr Oliver Warren

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Dr Christopher Groves

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Lisa Das

Dr Lisa Das

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Endoscopist and Partner

Dr Joel Mawdsley

Dr Joel Mawdsley

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

Panagiotis Vlavianos

Dr Panagiotis Vlavianos

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Consultant Physician and Partner

evangelos russo

Dr Evangelos Russo

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

Professor Julian Teare

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Medical Director, Founding Board Member and Partner

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Professor Paris Tekkis

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Matthew Banks

Dr Matthew Banks

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Founding Board Member and Partner

simon peake

Dr Simon Peake

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

Christopher Wadsworth

Dr Christopher Wadsworth

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

Deepak-Suri

Dr Deepak Suri

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, and Partner

sarah_mills

Ms Sarah Mills

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Terry-Wong

Dr Terry Wong

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist and Partner

Dr Rami Sweis

Dr Rami Sweis

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Mr-Christos-Kontovounisios

Mr Christos Kontovounisios

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

Alex_leo

Mr Alex Leo

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Dr Devinder Bansi

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Founding Board Member and Partner

mr-sanjay-purkayastha

Mr Sanjay Purkayastha

Consultant General Surgeon

Dr Natalie Direkze

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

professor-hemant-kocher

Professor Hemant Kocher

Consultant General and HPB Surgeon

alex-von-roon

Mr Alexander von Roon

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Shahnawaz-Rash

Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

jonathan-wilson

Mr Jonathan Wilson

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

nowlan_selvapatt

Dr Nowlan Selvapatt

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Jason Dunn

Dr Jason Dunn

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

Professor Brian Saunders

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Specialist Endoscopist, and Partner

Mr-Janindra-Warusavitarne

Mr Janindra Warusavitarne

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

adam_haycock

Dr Adam Haycock

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

Dr Aymer Postgate

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

valerio_celentano

Mr Valerio Celentano

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Dr Ameet Dhar

Dr Ameet Dhar

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

Ana Wilson

Dr Ana Wilson

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

LJs

Professor Long Jiao

Consultant General Surgeon



Simon Anderson

Dr Simon Anderson

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: endoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Dr Anderson founded, and now leads, the video capsule endoscopy and balloon enteroscopy service at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital.
  • He is one of the foremost practitioners in the field, with dual accreditation in gastroenterology and general medicine.

“The consultant group that I am proud to be part of, are all at the top of their field and most importantly have a clear understanding that nothing but the best for patients will suffice.”

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Mr Gregory Thomas

Mr Gregory Thomas

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Specialist expertise: faecal incontinence, rectal prolapse, constipation, anal fissure, anal skin tags, haemorrhoids, anal fistula, diverticular disease, abdominal wall hernia, inflammatory bowel disease and pilonidal disease.

Mr Thomas is a consultant colorectal surgeon at St Marks Hospital, which is the UK’s only specialist bowel hospital. His specialist areas of interest are in pelvic floor disorders, complex proctology, abdominal wall reconstruction, pilonidal disease and inflammatory bowel disease.

He has published around 50 peer reviewed papers, he has written multiple text book chapters and has lectured at many national and international meetings on pelvic floor disorders. He has a higher research degree from Imperial College in this field. He continues to supervise ongoing research into this area. 

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farooq rahma

Dr Farooq Rahman

Consultant Gastroenterologist

  • Specialist expertise: inflammatory bowel disease, clinical nutrition & intestinal failure, and endoscopy. In addition to this, Dr Rahman is regularly consulted by patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, bile acid malabsorption, and radiation enteropathy as well as a whole host of other conditions.
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mr-pasquale-giordano

Mr Pasquale Giordano

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Bowel cancer, pelvic floor disorders and haemorrhoids.
  • He is the colorectal surgery lead at the Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust and honorary senior lecturer at Barts and Queen Mary University of London.
  • Mr Giordano has contributed to some of the most recent advancements in the field of colorectal surgery, as well as providing scientific evidence to for NICE guidelines.
  • He is a clinical supervisor at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is actively involved in appointing, educating and training future surgeons.
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John Martin

Dr John Martin

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: colorectal cancer screening, colonoscopy, luminal gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome
  • Dr Martin is the Director of the West London Bowel Cancer Screening centre and is an advisor to Public Health England on maintaining quality within the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
  • He is an expert in colorectal cancer screening, therapeutic and diagnostic colonoscopy with over 25 years experience of managing all aspects of digestive health.

“The entire OneWelbeck team, including the clinical staff, management and administrative staff are dedicated to delivering high quality healthcare to patients, with a strong emphasis on patient experience. There is a strong team ethic, with everyone working together to achieve this aim.”

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Mr James Kinross

Mr James Kinross

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Minimally invasive surgery for colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.
  • He also has an interest in surgical nutrition, is an expert in the gut microbiome and performs research into probiotic and prebiotic therapies for colonic health for improved operative outcomes.
  • He is a senior lecturer at Imperial College London, prolific researcher and contributes to the Huffington Post as well as many others.
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Dr Maxton Pitcher

Consultant Gastroenterologist

  • Specialist expertise: gastroenterology, colonoscopy
  • Dr Pitcher provides responsive and holistic healthcare with a wealth of experience across all digestive issues.
  • He offers a friendly and bespoke service, working collaboratively with other consultants to provide the very best patient care.
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Oliver Warren

Mr Oliver Warren

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Colorectal and anal cancer, groin and abdominal wall hernias and minimally invasive surgery.
  • Oliver is Clinical Director of Surgery at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London. He has authored over 100 peer reviewed publications.
  • Oliver offers a number of innovative surgical techniques for haemorrhoids, hernias and other common digestive conditions aimed at reducing post-operative pain and ensuring as rapid a recovery as possible.
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Dr Christopher Groves

Consultant Gastroenterologist

  • Specialist expertise: Bowel Cancer Screening, Hepatobiliary endoscopy with EUS
  • Dr Groves provides responsive and holistic GI healthcare with a wealth of experience, specialising in cancer screening and runs UK endoscopy training for doctors and nurses.
  • He is also Director of Endoscopy and Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s Hospital, London.
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Lisa Das

Dr Lisa Das

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Endoscopist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Endoscopy, colorectal cancer screening, colonoscopy, Gastroenterology, including Irritable bowel syndrome. Special emphasis on Womens health care.
  • Dr Das has been involved in improving service provision and access in the NHS, as well as developing straight to test pathways to reduce the time from referral to treatment.
  • She welcomes enquiries from clients specifically seeking a female gastroenterologist, allowing for a focused emphasis on women’s health.

“Traditionally, in the UK, endoscopy is performed in hospital, where there are disparate locations for clinics, blood tests, imaging and endoscopy; resulting in a time consuming and frustrating patient journey. Our purpose is to provide seamless, specialist care that emphasises health, prevention and wellbeing.”

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Dr Joel Mawdsley

Dr Joel Mawdsley

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: luminal gastroenterology, endoscopy, and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Dr Mawdsley is currently president elect of the Gastroenterology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine and a member of the organising committee of the London IBD forum.
  • His NHS practice is based in the internationally respected Inflammatory Bowel Disease Unit at Guys and St Thomas’ NHS trust, where he is joint clinical lead.

“Being part of OneWelbeck will provide the unique opportunity to provide a truly specialist-led, first-class experience for our patients which is always the focus of my clinical care.”

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Panagiotis Vlavianos

Dr Panagiotis Vlavianos

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Consultant Physician and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: endoscopy and hepatobiliary medicine
  • Dr Vlavianos has been focused on the study of liver, biliary and pancreatic diseases, as well as in gastrointestinal haemorrhage and pelvic radiotherapy induced gastrointestinal symptoms.

“At OneWelbeck, by far the first consideration is the patient, not only providing them with expert medical care but making what can be a stressful journey as comfortable and relaxed as possible.”

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evangelos russo

Dr Evangelos Russo

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: therapeutic colonoscopy and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Dr Russo performs a wide portfolio of endoscopic procedures, including diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy, BRAVO pH monitoring, polypectomy, and endoscopic full-thickness resection.
  • His clinical research is focused on inflammatory bowel disease and microscopic colitis, a common but often underdiagnosed cause of chronic diarrhoea.

“I am very excited to be part of OneWelbeck – a brand new centre where cutting-edge endoscopy is carried out by leaders in the field.”

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Professor Julian Teare

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Medical Director, Founding Board Member and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: colonoscopy, colon cancer screening, abdominal pain, and inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Professor Teare is an expert endoscopist and performs over 1000 procedures each year. A significant proportion of his patients have the procedure without sedation as it can be pain free.
  • He is at the forefront of endoscopic research and his advice is frequently sought by prestigious bodies, including NICE and the Royal College of Physicians.

“As Medical Director, I have been part of an inclusive design process throughout the development of OneWelbeck. At every stage, we’ve listened to patient feedback– including taking criticisms of other endoscopy services to optimise our own patient experience.”

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Professor Paris Tekkis

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Colon and rectal cancer surgery.
  • Professor Tekkis is internationally respected for his work in advanced rectal/anal cancer and surgery for inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease).
Matthew Banks

Dr Matthew Banks

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Founding Board Member and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: acid reflux, Barret’s oesophagus, colonoscopy, early cancer detection, and endoscopic ultrasound
  • Dr Banks was twice appointed as Director of Endoscopy at two major London teaching hospitals and led a world-renowned unit & the largest Barrett’s oesophagus centre in the UK.
  • He performs over 700 endoscopic procedures each year, is just one of few national endoscopy trainers with exemplary performance standards, particularly in colonoscopy.

“OneWelbeck is all about our patients. It will be the future of patient-centred healthcare, with seamless patient and referrer access, the safest and highest quality care, an exceptional experience and easy access to health information.”

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simon peake

Dr Simon Peake

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: endoscopy, management of acid-related disorders, reflux, abdominal pain, changes in bowel habit, and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Dr Peake leads the Inflammatory Bowel Disease service for the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and clinical examiner.
  • He has been published extensively in the fields of inflammatory bowel disease and endoscopy, as well as writing several book chapters and peer-reviewing articles for gastroenterology journals.

“I joined OneWelbeck because I share the principles that are embedded in the culture here– to strive for excellence; to go the extra mile. Lots of places provide good care but OneWelbeck is about taking that extra step and providing excellence for our patients.”

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Christopher Wadsworth

Dr Christopher Wadsworth

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: endoscopy and hepatobiliary medicine
  • Dr Wadsworth is the Clinical Director of Specialist Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, and honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London.
  • His current research activity includes developing new endoscopic techniques to ablate tumours of the bile duct and pancreas, and new technologies to improve the endoscopic imaging of GI disease.

“My ambition is that OneWelbeck becomes the first choice for informed patients undergoing endoscopy. We’ll achieve this through a combination of our first-class clinical team, an exceptional, premium patient experience and the best clinical outcomes in the sector.”

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Deepak-Suri

Dr Deepak Suri

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist, and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: endoscopy and liver disease
  • Dr Suri is an honorary senior lecturer at University College London, clinical lead for endoscopy at the Whittington Health NHS Trust and a JAG assessor for endoscopy units.
  • His personal endoscopy completion rates, comfort sedation scores and polyp detection rates are excellent compared to peers and national benchmarks.

“By collecting a group of leading gastroenterologists together is a great opportunity for patients to see the right expert, at the right time.”

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sarah_mills

Ms Sarah Mills

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and haemmorhoids.
  • She is an honorary senior lecturer in the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College, London, and trust lead for day case surgery and enhanced recovery protocols at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
  • She is a JAG-accredited endoscopist and is developing a specialist practice in interventional endoscopy and cutting-edge techniques for treating complex polyps and early rectal cancers.
  • She also plays an active role in developing strategies to improve standards in Cancer Services in London through her work at the London Cancer Alliance, and teaches surgeons, anaesthetists and nurses, from low and middle income countries in Africa, the skills needed to improve patient safety and outcomes.
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Terry-Wong

Dr Terry Wong

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, pancreaticobiliary endoscopy and hepatology
  • Dr Wong has numerous papers, reviews, and letters  in prestigious journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Endoscopy.
  • He is currently the clinical lead in hepatopancreatobiliary endoscopy, clinical lead of the oesophageal laboratory, and clinical lead in hepatology at Guys and St. Thomas’ Hospital
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Dr Rami Sweis

Dr Rami Sweis

Consultant Gastroenterologist

  • Specialist expertise: Dr Rami Sweis can offer a range of therapies, ranging from behavioural modification and targeted medicines to endoscopic treatments such as using Botox, dilatation, POEM (per-oral endoscopic myotomy), TIF (trans-oral incisionless fundoplication), Zenker’s diverticulotomy, Radio-frequency ablation and others.
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Mr-Christos-Kontovounisios

Mr Christos Kontovounisios

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Specialising in pelvic floor and pelvic exenterative surgery.
  • Dr Kontovounisios is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery at the Department of Surgery and Cancer Imperial College.
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Alex_leo

Mr Alex Leo

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Colorectal and pelvic floor disorders, minimally invasive surgery and laparoscopy surgery.
  • He has achieved an MD at Imperial College of London, discussing a thesis on the diagnosis and treatment of faecal incontinence and continues to obtain a strong research interest in this field.
  • He has published around 50 peer reviewed papers and a text book chapter on his expertise including pelvic floor and colorectal disorders.
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Dr Devinder Bansi

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Founding Board Member and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: diagnostic & therapeutic endoscopy; bowel cancer screening, investigation and management of reflux, abdominal pain, and diarrhoea
  • Dr Bansi is a leading expert in bariatric endoscopy, with a focus in the management of complications after bariatric surgery as well as the use of endoscopic methods to achieve weight loss.
  • He is an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London and an expert endoscopist, performing over 600 gastroscopies, 600 colonoscopies and 150 ERCPs each year.

“I have immense pride and a great deal of passion and enthusiasm in my role in creating this project as a founder member…We really can change the way gastroenterology services are delivered in the UK; the sky really is the limit in terms of what we can achieve.”

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mr-sanjay-purkayastha

Mr Sanjay Purkayastha

Consultant General Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Specialising in bariatric and upper GI surgery.
  • He is also a senior lecturer at Imperial College London, where he also works as a trauma surgeon, in one of London’s busiest major trauma centres at St Mary’s Hospital.
  • Mr Purkayastha was one of the first surgeons in the UK to carry out robotic bariatric surgery and is just one of four surgeons at the Imperial Weight Centre: a Tier 3 and Tier 4 service providing weight loss management and surgery for obesity patients from all over the UK.
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Dr Natalie Direkze

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: inflammatory bowel disease and upper gastrointestinal disorders
  • Dr Direkze is the Head of Specialty for Endoscopy at Imperial College Hospitals and a Bowel Cancer Screening accredited colonoscopist.
  • She has been more involved in several clinical projects including validating a food-related quality of life questionnaire in inflammatory bowel disease and more recently an evaluation of local dietetic services at Imperial for IBD patients.

“I see OneWelbeck as setting the bar for patients arriving for an endoscopic procedure or investigation of gastroenterological symptoms – a place for patients to know they are getting great care and a standard for other units to aspire to reach.”

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Professor Hemant Kocher

Consultant General and HPB Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Diseases of the gall bladder and bile duct, liver and pancreas.
  • He is Professor of liver and pancreas surgery at the Barts Cancer Institute, University of London, as well as consultant surgeon at the Royal London and St Barts Hospitals.
  • He runs a large multi-disciplinary pancreas and liver research programme at the Barts Cancer Institute, training the next generation of clinicians and scientists treating diseases of the liver and the pancreas.
  • He is also director of the Cancer Tissue Bank and Barts Pancreas Tissue Bank – the world’s first national pancreas tissue bank.
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Mr Alexander von Roon

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Specialising in inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, minimally invasive surgery, proctology and complex hernia surgery.
  • He was the clinical lead for enhanced recovery after colorectal surgery at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
  • He has published over 20 peer-reviewed papers in the field of colorectal surgery and is a reviewer for a number of surgical journals.
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Shahnawaz-Rash

Mr Shahnawaz Rasheed

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Robotic surgery and colorectal cancer.
  • He is a senior lecturer at Imperial College London, is widely published and delivers many lectures, nationally and internationally, on various aspects of colorectal cancer.
  • He is one of the very few surgeons in the UK who is using the da Vinci Xi surgical robot to perform colorectal cancer surgery.
  • He is dedicated to improving global health and holds various senior positions in this field, including medical director of the aid agency ‘Humanity First’ – who provide relief to victims of disasters across the world.
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jonathan-wilson

Mr Jonathan Wilson

Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Minimally invasive surgery for colorectal diseases, groin-abdominal wall hernias and gallstones.
  • Mr Wilson is the lead clinician for colorectal cancer services at the Whittington NHS Trust and a board member of The (London Cancer) Colorectal Cancer Pathway Group, which aims to improve all aspects of colorectal cancer management for patients.
  • Mr Wilson is a skilled and experienced laparoscopic surgeon, having completed two surgical fellowships at leading laparoscopic surgery training centres in the UK. He now performs over 200 laparoscopic surgical procedures each year.
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Dr Nowlan Selvapatt

Consultant Gastroenterologist

  • Specialist expertise: hepatology
  • He has specialist interests in chronic liver disease, particularly cirrhosis and he is Lead for Inpatient Liver Care and provides liaison to intensive care.
  • Dr Selvapatt is committed to providing up-to-date evidence-based and personalised care.
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Jason Dunn

Dr Jason Dunn

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: Early diagnosis of cancer, specialist endoscopic techniques to assess Barrett’s oesophagus with dysplasia, early oesophagus and stomach cancer.
  • He is proficient in Endoscopic Therapy including Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR), and Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) techniques.
  • Dr Dunn is the Research lead for the Oesophageal section of the British Society of Gastroenterology and an advisor to NICE on eosinophilic oesophagitis and Barrett’s oesophagus.
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Professor Brian Saunders

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Specialist Endoscopist, and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: diagnostic and screening colonoscopy, and advanced polypectomy
  • Professor Saunders is the Director of Bowel Cancer Screening for North West London, and has pioneered many major developments in colonoscopy in the last 20 years.
  • He is also Director of the Kennedy-Leigh Academic Endoscopy Unit, supervising a team to improve the management of gastrointestinal diseases through the use of flexible endoscopes – pioneering procedures which can significantly improve cancer prevention and patient safety.

“OneWelbeck represents a unique opportunity to shape the future of endoscopy practice in the private sector; modern, high tech. and completely patient-centred. Each procedure will be tailored to the individual patient in terms of preparation, sedation and equipment needs.”

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Mr-Janindra-Warusavitarne

Mr Janindra Warusavitarne

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Intestinal failure, inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer.
  • He is the lead surgeon for inflammatory bowel diseases at St Mark’s Hospital, London, an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College as well as conjoint senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales.
  • He is part of the executive team conducting the European Board qualification for colorectal surgery and a visiting scientist to the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.
  • Janindra is considered a key opinion leader and innovator and has been involved in many new procedures such as video assisted fistula treatment and laser treatment for haemorrhoids and anal fistula.
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Dr Adam Haycock

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: in colonoscopy, bowel cancer screening and therapeutic endoscopy
  • Dr Haycock is an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London, and Endoscopy training lead for London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust.
  • His research interests in cutting-edge technology and enhanced safety measures has enabled new developments, such as use of virtual reality simulation in colonoscopy and endoscopy-specific safety checklists.

“I am hugely excited to have been given the chance to develop OneWelbeck as the only state-of-the-art facility specifically designed by expert endoscopists, to produce an outstanding patient experience and the best clinical outcomes.”

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Dr Aymer Postgate

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP
  • Dr Postgate is endoscopy unit lead for Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in London; performing over 7000 colonoscopies with excellent safety, comfort and polyp detection statistics.
  • He has received multiple awards and recognitions throughout his career, including the Baldwin Prize for Clinical Medicine, the Bristowe Medal and Beaney Prize for Pathology.

“I am very excited to be part of the Digestive Health Centre at OneWelbeck. This truly is a world class facility which has been designed with the patient experience at its heart. Attention to detail and clinical engagement at all stages of the process from some of the country’s leading clinicians and endoscopists.”

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Mr Valerio Celentano

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Laparoscopic surgery, colorectal cancer, IBD and proctology.
  • He is the Clinical Lead for Inflammatory Bowel Disease surgery and Lead for the Ileoanal pouch (J-pouch) surgery service at Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • He is actively involved in medical education and surgical training and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London
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Dr Ameet Dhar

Dr Ameet Dhar

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

  • Specialist expertise: Hepatology
  • Dr. Ameet Dhar is Lead for cirrhosis and portal hypertension, pre- and post-transplant medical care and Clinical Lead for Hepatology at Imperial College NHS Trust. He is also Lead for the clinical reference group for Hepatology in North West Thames and is a Consultant Hepatologist in the Department of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at the Royal Free Hospital, London.
  • Dr. Dhar is very active in clinical research and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals about cirrhosis, its complications, and the prevention of fibrosis. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London. He is recognized as a leading hepatologist who provides expert care for a broad range of liver conditions including the management of liver cirrhosis.
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Ana Wilson

Dr Ana Wilson

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Partner

  • Specialist expertise: luminal gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome
  • Dr Wilson is clinical lead for Gastrointestinal Consequences of Cancer Treatment at St Mark’s Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital and Honorary Senior Clinical lecturer at Imperial College London.
  • She is a nationally accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist, regularly performing bowel cancer screening through colonoscopy within the national Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.

“It is very important to me that patients not only have the best endoscopists performing the procedure but have their procedure performed in a unit that will cater for their comfort and where safety is paramount.”

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Professor Long Jiao

Consultant General Surgeon

  • Specialist expertise: Minimally invasive robotic and laparoscopic hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.
  • He established, and now leads, the UK’s first robotic hepatobiliary and pancreatic centre at the Royal Marsden Hospital; and performed the first robotic Whipple’s operation in the UK.
  • He is the lead surgeon in HPB surgery and an academic professor at Imperial College and Royal Marsden Hospital, and the chair of pancreatic and hepatobiliary surgery at Hammersmith Hospital.
  • He is in charge of training, as the regional training programme director in Northwest London, for general surgery; and an examiner for MRCS and FRCS for the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh.
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Our Supporting Clinicians

The Gut Health Clinic

Dietitians

The Gut Health Clinic are Registered Dietitians at OneWelbeck Digestive Health.

They bring together a team of gut-specialist registered dietitians who have a wealth of experience working with people to become their healthiest, happiest self, using evidence-based strategies. The team’s unique combination of clinical expertise and research experience ensures that we offer the highest quality of patient care.

Physiotherapist - Lucy Allen

Lucy Allen is a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist and Biofeedback specialist at OneWelbeck Digestive Health.

Miss Allen specialises in Pelvic Floor dysfunction and functional gut disorders and has over 10 years experience in the NHS and private practice and provides a holistic approach to help her patients understand and regain control over their bowel problems.