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Gastroenterology

  • Gastroenterology Services

    Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine that focuses on the digestive system and its disorders. Gastroenterologists perform a number of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

    They are also able to treat for conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Hepatitis C and Coeliac Disease.

    The most common gastroenterology investigations are:

    • Video Capsule Endoscopy
    • Abdominal Scanning
    Gastroenterology Services

Gastroenterology Consultants

Rishi Goel
Rishi Goel Consultant Gastroenterologist

MBBS, BSc, MRCP, SCE Gastroenterology

Dr Goel graduated in 2004 from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical Schools, London. After gaining comprehensive Medical experience working around London and the South East, he entered Gastroenterology and General Medicine specialist training in 2008. He undertook clinical research at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals into the Genetics and Microbiology of Crohn’s disease and inflammatory bowel disease. During this period, he also undertook training in advanced endoscopic techniques and procedures. Throughout his career, he has been fortunate to undertake clinical attachments in Australia, India, Japan and the Cook Islands. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles, authored numerous abstracts, presented at international meetings in Asia and Europe, and written a textbook chapter. He is currently involved in clinical research as a principal investigator for multiple clinical trials involving treatments for inflammatory bowel disease. He was appointed as a full time Consultant in Gastroenterology at Kingston Hospital in 2016, where he took up the role of lead for Endoscopy services. He is currently lead for the Inflammatory bowel disease service and the clinical drugs and therapeutics services.

His clinical interests include therapeutic endoscopy (including treatment for bowel polyps and gastrointestinal bleeding), gastroscopy, colonoscopy (including polypectomy), wireless video capsule endoscopy, gastro-oesophageal acid reflux (including wireless pH monitoring studies), dyspepsia (indigestion), irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, diarrhoea, nutrition and orofacial granulomatosis and inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis).

His personal interests include amateur motor racing, filmmaking and playing squash.

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Mr Marcus Reddy Consultant Laparoscopic, Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon

Mr Reddy attained a BSc(Pharm) in 1989 and received his MBBS from St George’s Hospital Medical School in 1992. He became a FRCS(Eng) in 1997 and FRCS(Gen) in 2004. He trained in London and Australia where he gained an in-depth knowledge of GI surgery, liver transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery and laparoscopic surgery.

Mr Reddy is fully accredited on the UK General Medical Council’s Specialist Register for general surgery with a nominated special interest in upper gastrointestinal and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery.He is also a member of the committee overseeing the National Bariatric Surgery Database, a senior lecturer in surgery at St George’s, University of London and an active member at many prestigious associations.

He is the lead upper GI surgeon at St George’s Hospital NHS Trust, London and developed the South Thames Bariatric Service which is the preferred provider for NHS bariatric surgery in the region. Mr Reddy is also a member of the committee overseeing the National Bariatric Surgery Database, a Senior Lecturer in surgery at St George’s and an active member of many prestigious associations, including the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, Association of Upper GI Surgeons and British Obesity, and the Metabolic Surgery Society.

He has lectured nationally and internationally on bariatric surgery.Mr Reddy trained in London and Australia where he gained experience in upper GI surgery, liver transplant, hepatobiliary surgery, and laparoscopic bariatric surgery.

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