Dr John Hunt

Dr John Hunt

Gastroenterology 02497592

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network
Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Hunt trained in gastroenterology and liver disease, including liver transplantation, at St Bartholomew's Hospital Smithfield, Southampton General Hospital and St Mary's Hospital Paddington. He also trained in General (Internal) Medicine. He was appointed to a joint consultant post between Kings College Hospital and Bromley Hospitals in 1993 and has continued to work at both sites. He developed the Gastroenterology service at the Bromley sites from scratch. He introduced ERCP to this group of hospitals and continues to perform weekly upper and lower diagnostic and interventional endoscopy lists (Therapeutic ERCP, Oesophogeal and duodenal stunting, PEG and PEJ insertion, polypectomy).
He has wide experience of intestinal disease including complex inflammatory bowel disease, Coeliac disease and malnutrition. He is a visiting gastroenterologist to the Eating Disorders units at The Bethlem and Hayes Grove Priory psychiatric hospitals, with 20 yrs experience in caring for these patients.
In the last 4 years he has been increasingly involved in the diagnosis and care of patients with intestinal malignancy. He was the chairman of the South London Network Upper GI cancer working group 2010-2013 and is a member of the London Cancer Alliance Upper GI cancer group. He is a member of the national peer review team for Upper GI cancer.
He lives in Beckenham.

Areas of interest

Swallowing and gullet problems;
Indigestion including reflux oesophagitis and peptic ulcers;
Abdominal pain;
Diarrhoea or constipation;
Weight loss;
Inflammatory bowel disease and bowel Intestinal infections;
Coeliac disease;
Liver diseases
Bowel disease including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD);
Cancer of the digestive system;
Gastroscopy, both diagnostic and therapeutic;
Colonoscopy, both diagnostic and therapeutic;
Biliary endoscopy (ERCP) for bile duct stones, strictures of the biliary tree
Endoscopic stenting of oesophageal, gastric, duodenal and biliary strictures.

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