Consultant Profile

Dr Ian Penman

Dr Ian Penman MD, FRCP(Ed)
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • Gastroenterology
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
Special clinical interests:

Diagnosis and management of reflux, Barrett's Oesophagus and upper GI malignancies, including radiofrequency ablation. Endoscopic ultrasound of the GI tract, especailly for pancreaticobiliary disorders. Diagnosis and management of functional bowel disorders (IBS).

Research interests:

Use of endoscopic ultrasound in clinical practice.
Barrett's Oesophagus.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Centre for Liver & Digestive disorders, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

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

Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
British Society of Gastroenterology
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Private secretary telephone number:
07516 223534
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I trained in medicine in Glasgow and underwent postgraduate training in medicine and gastroenterology there, before completing my training in Edinburgh and South Carolina, USA. I am an accredited specialist in gastroenterology, dealing with a broad range of gut disorders including gastro-oesophageal reflux, Barrett's Oesophagus, upper gastrointestinal malignancy, inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer. My special interests are in endoscopic procedures, particularly endoscopic ultrasonography and colonoscopy.

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Dr Ian Penman

Dr Ian Penman Gastroenterology Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

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