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Dr Peter Irving

Dr Peter Irving

Gastroenterology, General (internal) medicine 04214740

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

Specialises in

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

About me

Dr Irving trained in Medicine at Cambridge University and The London Hospital Medical College, qualifying with distinction in 1995. He conducted his research at Bart’s and The London on inflammatory bowel disease before moving to Australia for a further period of research.

He is internationally known as an expert in inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) and leads the inflammatory bowel disease service at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London where he also runs a large research and clinical trial programme. He has previously sat on the IBD Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology and Chaired the Education Committee of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation.

Dr Irving also has a specific interest in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Together with dietetic colleagues at Guy'’s and St Thomas' Hospital’ and King’'s College London, he introduced the low FODMAP diet to the UK and continues to conduct research in this field. Overall he has over 130 publications and has published 3 books.


His practice includes all aspects of luminal gastroenterology with a particular interest in inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). His endoscopic interests include small bowel capsule endoscopy as well as gastroscopy and colonoscopy

Areas of interest

Ulcerative colitis; Crohn's disease; Luminal gastroenterology; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Endoscopic procedures; Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); gastroscopy; Capsule endoscopy; Colonoscopy

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