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London Digestive Health

Specialising in the care of gastrointestinal conditions


020 7616 7645

41 Welbeck Street




London Digestive Health is a team of highly experienced teaching hospital gastroenterologists who specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of digestive disorders and gastrointestinal conditions. The LDH consultants also work at NHS hospitals and adhere to the highest standards of governance. Between the seven consultants, they have performed more than 3,500 endoscopic procedures from 2017-2018 with excellent quality and safety results.

Our team

Dr Jonathan Hoare

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Adam Humphries

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Peter Irving

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Prof Dame Parveen Kumar

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Charles Murray

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Sean Preston

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Philip Woodland

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dearbháile O’Hanlon

Senior Specialist Dietitian

I should like to thank you for the prompt, efficient and sympathetic approach of you and your team. I am delighted and satisfied by the outcome.
Previous patient London Digestive Health


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  • Barretts oesophagus

    Need to know

    The oesophagus (gullet) is a food pipe that connects your mouth to your stomach. Sometimes, acid reflux can irritate the oesophagus, causing the cells in it to grow abnormally. This can lead to heartburn and indigestion. When this happens, it's called Barrett's oesophagus. It's not a type of cancer but...

  • Bowel cancer

    Need to know

    Bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is a common form of cancer. Screening aims to detect the cancer at a very early stage, even before you start to display symptoms. Early detection means treatment is likely to be far more effective.

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

    Need to know

    Inflammatory bowel disease refers to inflammation of the gut. It includes the conditions ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Symptoms to be aware of are weight loss and diarrhoea. Whilst anyone can be affected, it usually occurs between the ages of 15 to 40. Your consultant gastroenterologist can...

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

    Need to know

    IBS is a disorder of the way the muscles and nerves in the gut work. It is called a ‘functional gut disorder’ because it is a problem with gut function rather than the structure of the bowel. The condition affects up to one in five people at some point in their lives. Although it is often...

  • Diet and nutrition

    Need to know

    ​Diet and nutrition focuses on the relationship between food, drink, nutrients and your health. It looks at the ways in which your diet could help control your symptoms, complement your treatment and aid your recovery. When you're staying with us as an inpatient, we integrate nutrition into your overall...


Wellington Gastroscopy


This procedure can help find out if there's a problem with the upper part of your digestive system

Nurse reassuring patient during colonoscopy


An effective way of diagnosing bowel conditions or removing polyps


Capsule endoscopy

A pill-sized video capsule to show the inside of your body


Endoscopic ultrasound

An internal scan that allows a consultant to examine the organs and structures in the chest and abdomen in detail

Diagram of the intestine

Balloon enteroscopy

A technique developed by Hironori Yamamoto in 2001 for visualisations of the entire small bowel in real time

Learn about bowel cancer

Bowel cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer if detected early. If you feel you may be at risk, it is important to know the symptoms and options open to you. Our experts at London Digestive Health are available for a consultation. 

Our location

41 Welbeck Street



We are based at the London Digestive Centre in Marylebone, W1. The nearest Underground stations are Regent’s Park (11 min walk), Baker Street (12 min walk) and Great Portland Street (13 min walk).

Contact us

Any questions? Get in touch and we'll be happy to help.

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