Dr Ian Arnott

Consultant Gastroenterologist


Specialises in

  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Video capsule endoscopy

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I trained in medicine at St Andrew's and Manchester University. I completed my postgraduate training in gastroenterology in Edinburgh and Los Angeles. I am an accredited Specialist in gastroenterology, dealing with a broad range of gastrointestinal disorders including inflammatory bowel disease and other diarrhoeal conditions, gastrointestinal bleeding and upper GI cancer. I also have an interest in endoscopy including video capsule endoscopy.

I work in Spire Shawfair Park's endoscopy suite which holds JAG accreditation.

General Medical Council Number: C3679133

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ian Arnott at Spire include:


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Clinical interests

Bowel disease

Special Clinical Interests: Inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Video capsule endoscopy and Diarrhoeal diseases.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh

British Society of Gastroenterology

American Gastroenterological Association

Research and publications

The genetic and environmental factors implicated in inflammatory bowel disease. Novel therapies in Crohn's disease, non - invasive assessment of disease activity and prognosis in inflammatory bowel disease. Video capsule endoscopy. UK National IBD Audit

Current NHS posts

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh.

Personal profile

I enjoy spending time with my wife and two sons. I also enjoy the great outdoors and a number of sporting activities.

Contact information

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Website http://www.edinburghgastroenterology.com
Private secretary fax 0131 316 2561