Dr Derek Chan

Dr Derek Chan

Dr Derek Chan Gastro

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 06076984

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

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


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

About me

I graduated from St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospital Medical School in 2003. My post-graduate medical training was in the South West Thames region, with several further years spent in research at St George's Hospital, looking into the role of diet and the gut bacteria in inflammatory bowel disease. I have published research and presented to audiences nationally and internationally.

Currently I am a Consultant in Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine, as well as lead in Nutrition and Training at Epsom and St Helier Hospitals NHS Trust. I am experienced and practice in all aspects of gastroenterology. I aim to provide a positive patient experience and have reviews confirming this.

Areas of interest

Functional bowel disorders (such as irritable bowel syndrome); inflammatory bowel disease - ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, microscopic colitis; coeliac disease; change in bowel habit; gastro-oesophageal reflux disease; pancreato-biliary disease; gastro-intestinal cancer; acute and chronic liver disease; upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy - gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

Investigation of abdominal / stomach pains; acid reflux and heartburn; difficulty swallowing; painful swallowing; bloating, excessive belching or flatulence; diarrhoea; constipation; change in bowels; blood in stools; weight loss; anaemia; abnormal liver function tests and jaundice

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