Comprehensive care for patients with digestive disorders and gastrointestinal problems

21 Wellington Road , St Johns Wood , London , NW8 9SQ

The Wellington Hospital Gastroenterology Unit

We are home to one of the UK's largest private gastrointestinal (GI) units. Our unit brings together medical and surgical specialties, managing the many diseases and disorders of the digestive system.  At the heart of our unit is our Endoscopy Centre

We provide seamless, one-stop care for our patients. An ethos of team-working enables close co-operation between gastroenterologists, oncologists, surgeons and radiologists. If you need a rapid referral, we can make a rapid referral to a consultant who specialises in your condition – all here within The Wellington Hospital.

We treat the full range of conditions

Meet our Gastroenterologists

Dr Ray Shidrawi

Dr Ray Shidrawi

Consultant Gastroenterologist

0207 483 5100

Dr Clive Onnie, Gastroenterologist

Dr Clive Onnie

Consultant Gastroenterologist

0208 731 7967

Stuart Bloom Gastroenterologist

Dr Stuart Bloom

Consultant Gastroenterologist

0207 483 5100

Professor Martyn Caplin

Professor Martyn Caplin

Consultant Gastroenterologist

0207 830 2465

Sarah McCartney

Dr Sara McCartney

Consultant Gastroenterologist

0207 806 6615

Wong Voi Shim

Dr Voi Shim Wong

Consultant Gastroenterologist

0208 341 3422

Meet our oncologists and surgeons

Same-day access to experts

We provide a dedicated referral helpline for patients and GPs with same-day appointments available. The helpline telephone number is 020 3214 3420. It is open between Monday and Friday 8am-8pm and on Saturday from 8am-5pm.

Comprehensive diagnostics and imaging

Because we are based within an acute hospital with imaging services available in all of our facilities across our campus in St Johns Wood, patients who require immediate imaging, be that MRI or CT, can be seen same day in either our North building, South building or Platinum Medical Centre.

We offer consultations and all the necessary investigations and diagnostic tests needed for all upper and lower gastrointestinal digestive conditions including:

  • Colonoscopy, gastroscopy,  flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • MRI, CT, Ultrasounds and X-ray
  • Fluoroscopy, enteroscopy
  • Fibroscan 
  • PET scanning for cancer staging
  • ERCP
  • Hydrogen breath tests to identify gut bacteria and carbohydrate malabsorption
  • Haematology and biochemistry suites to assess blood, tissue and their composition
  • Stool testing (faecal occult blood)
  • Barium studies
  • Oesophageal physiology testing
  • Nuclear medicine scans (SEHCAT, HIDA)

Referrals to the centre

  • How to get referred icon plus

    • To book an appointment please call 020 3214 3420
    • For Endoscopy GP referrals click here to download our GP REFERRAL FORM and email endoscopy.wellington@hcahealthcare.co.uk
    • Procedure results will be sent to the referring GP
    • Referrers can directly refer patients to a specific named consultant
    • All patients with private medical insurance will need a referral from their GP to gain authorisation from your insurance company
    • Self-funded patients do not need to have a referral letter to book a consultation

Contact us about our gastroenterology services

Our helpline advisors can assist with enquiries about booking an appointment with a gastroenterologist. 

Call us on

020 3214 3420
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