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The Wellington Hospital

The Wellington Digestive Centre

The Wellington Hospital

Comprehensive care for patients with digestive disorders and gastrointestinal problems.


020 7483 5148

21 Wellington Road

St Johns Wood

London NW8 9SQ

Payment options available: This facility offers treatments at a fixed price

Welcome to The Wellington Digestive Centre

The Wellington Hospital is home to one of the UK's largest private gastrointestinal (GI) centre, equipped to treat the whole range of digestive and gastrointestinal conditions. At the heart of our GI centre is our JAG-accredited Endoscopy Centre, the first private unit to be awarded accreditation from the Joint Advisory Group (JAG).

GI Endoscopy (JAG) accreditation not only represents the quality of the service we offer but also the pioneering and complex work of our multidisciplinary team providing the full range of upper and lower GI endoscopic tests and treatment.

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    World-leading gastroenterologists and gastrointestinal surgeons

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    The latest diagnostic technology

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    On-site Pathology

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    JAG accredited Endoscopy Centre

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    Pioneering procedures including HIPEC treatment

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    Consultant-led teams of sub-specialists from each area of GI

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    Level 3 ICU back up

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    Minimally invasive procedures and robotic surgery

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    The full range of GI conditions treated

World renowned consultants

Our Consultants have dedicated their lives to understanding conditions of the digestive system.  They treat patients from London and all over the world because in our centre, you’ll see a consultant who subspecialises in exactly what you need. They offer screening for bowel cancer or diagnosis and treatment for diseases that affect any part of the digestive system, which include the oesophagus, stomach, colon and rectum. Some of our consultants specialise in endoscopic examination of the small bowel and of the pancreatic and bile ducts.


If your case is complex, they’ll discuss your diagnosis and treatment plan with many other senior clinicians. It’s their combined skill and judgement that delivers the best outcomes for patients. Working in teams, they’re pioneering new procedures and bringing the latest techniques to our hospital, offering our patients more options.

Wellington GI

Specialising in every aspect of gastrointestinal care

Our team of highly experienced gastroenterologists specialise in diagnosing and treating the full range of digestive disorders and gastrointestinal problems. Our consultant use The Wellington Endoscopy Centre to provide consultation and endoscopic procedures relating to all aspects of digestive health.

Some common gut-related problems we treat include abdominal pain, Barrett’s oesophagus, coeliac disease, diarrhoea, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD - comprising ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), malabsorption, reflux disease, rectal bleeding and ulcers. We also specialise in the management of upper and lower colon cancer. 

The centre is also home to highly specialist units including the Advanced Colorectal Surgery Unit offering HIPEC treatment and the Neuroendocrine Tumours Unit led by Professor Martyn Caplin, who has a vast experience in neuroendocrine tumours and an international reputation for treating neuroendocrine tumour patients. 

What we offer

Digestive health

Our consultants can help with all gut and digestive health problems including irritable bowel syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease including Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis, reflux disease, functional disorders (incontinence) and haemorrhoids.

Digestive surgery

Our world-class surgeons offer specialist services in a full range of colorectal and upper gastrointestinal conditions. Whether you have oesophago-gastric, pancreatic, liver, weight loss, bowel or abdominal problem, we care for all your digestive needs.


The Wellington Hospital is home to the first private JAG accredited endoscopy centre in London. We offer a full range of tests and procedures including gastroscopy and colonoscopy to help with the diagnosis and treatment of your condition.

Managing weight loss

Providing patients with a more holistic approach to weight loss management. We specialise in minimally invasive procedures to aid weight loss, including gastric banding and gastric bypass surgery to the latest non invasive techniques.
GI Doctors

The world’s leading GI doctors in one place

Our consultants and clinicians meet fortnightly to discuss complex patient cases. With one of the most established MDTs in the private sector, in our multidisciplinary team meetings our clinicians scrutinise evidence, review images and debate diagnosis and treatment.

Rapid diagnosis supported by expert radiologists

We work with some of the finest radiologists in the country. Our diagnostic potential is only as good as our clinicians which is why we are proud to be supported by some of the UKs leading radiologists.
Wellington Digestive Centre

Outstanding facilities, teams and equipment

The complex medical procedures our consultants carry out is only possible with the best facilities, teams and equipment. From the latest robotic technology, to the most advanced video endoscopes, we have everything we need to care for our patients — including intensive care unit.

These factors combined are why our world-renowned gastroenterologists, leading gastrointestinal surgeons and respiratory physicians choose to practice at our hospitals.

Rapid diagnosis with new optical biopsies

Rapid diagnosis with new optical biopsies

To ensure we can provide patients with peace of mind faster, eliminating any diagnostic and treatment uncertainties, we use Cellvizio technology, providing advanced optical biopsies using the world's smallest flexible microscope, providing clinicians with microscopic images of tissue instantaneously.


Where traditionally a consultant would aspirate the patient’s cyst and send the fluid off to histopathology for testing, we now can make and instant and accurate diagnosis so patients no longer have the anxiety of waiting for results.

JAG accredited Endoscopy Centre

In London's first private JAG accredited centre we are able to offer the full range of upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopic investigations and treatments. There are no waiting lists and you will normally have your report the same day. 

Within our centre we have dedicated endoscopy nurses and colorectal clinical nurse specialists, who help each patient through their procedures in the endoscopy suite.
HIPEC Colin Elton Darren Francis

Pioneering HIPEC treatment

We're one of only two private centres in the UK that offer HIPEC treatment for colorectal peritoneal metastases.
Neuroendocrine Tumour Unit

Neuroendocrine Tumours Unit

Led by Professor Martyn Caplin, who has vast experience and an international reputation for caring for patients in our hospital from all over the world with neuroendocrine tumours.
Ketogenic Enteral Nutrition

The latest weight loss technology

We specialise in everything from bariatric surgery to aid weight loss to the very latest non invasive techniques. The Ketogenic Enteral Nutrition – KEN™ Weight Reduction System – is a pioneering, safe and new non-invasive technique for weight reduction not available elsewhere in the UK.


To date, this technique has successfully been used on over 35,000 patients in over 75,000 cycles. Find out more about KEN™ >

Our location

21 Wellington Road

St Johns Wood

London NW8 9SQ

The Wellington Digestive Centre is based at The Wellington Hospital's central facility in St Johns Wood, London.

Contact us

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

020 7483 5148
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