Consultant Profile

Dr Colin Noble

Dr Colin Noble MBChB, MRCP, MD
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Irritable bowel syndrome
Special clinical interests:

Inflammatory bowel disease
Irritable bowel syndrome

Research interests:


Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant gastroenterologist, NHS Lothian

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Scottish Society of Gastroenterology
British Society of Gastroenterology
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Private secretary telephone number:
0131 537 1756
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Shawfair Thursday 6.30-8pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Since his appointment at the Western General Hospital, Dr Noble has developed a broad practice across gastroenterology. In the clinic he sees patients with weight loss, difficulty swallowing, reflux, abdominal pain, change in bowel habit and rectal bleeding. He specialises in the management of patients with chronic intestinal diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease along with functional bowel diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome.

He has also developed a specific focus on endoscopy and the removal of polyps at colonoscopy. In conjunction with his colleagues at Edinburgh Gastroenterology he aims to deliver high level care to patients with gastrointestinal problems. 

Personal profile:

Dr Colin Noble graduated from Edinburgh University and completed his gastroenterology training in Edinburgh including a postgraduate degree based in Edinburgh and San Francisco. He has been a consultant gastroenterologist at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh since 2011. He is kept busy by his two children and enjoys golfing and swimming in his spare time. 

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Dr Colin Noble

Dr Colin Noble Gastroenterology Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

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