Dr Neil Galletly

Consultant Gastroenterologist

"St Anthony's has a well-deserved reputation as one of the best private hospitals in South London with state-of-the-art facilities and warm caring staff."

Practising at

Spire St Anthony's Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Neil Galletly at Spire include:

Gastroenterology at Spire St Anthony's Hospital

Other treatments

  • ERCP
  • Removal of colonic polyps

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Professional profile

I studied medicine at Cambridge University and the University of London, qualifying as a doctor in 1993. I trained in gastroenterology and general medicine in London and spent three years in clinical and academic research at Imperial College London. I have been a consultant gastroenterologist since 2007, working at both Kingston and St George's Hospitals. My areas of particular expertise include diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, although my training and career has given me wide exposure and experience in all aspects of gastroenterology and liver disease.

I specialise in general gastroenterology and liver disease, with specific interests in diagnostic and therapeutic lumenal endoscopy, ERCP (endoscopy for the treatment of jaundice and bile duct stones), GI cancer, reflux and indigestion, jaundice and abnormal liver function tests and altered bowel habit.

To date I have performed over 4,000 gastroscopies, over 3000 colonoscopies and over 800 ERCPs and have attended JAG and ASGE training courses on therapeutic endoscopy. I annually audit my key performance indicators for endoscopy and these are routinely better than national standards (eg my colonoscopy completion rate is annually between 97-98% - the national quality standard is over 90% with an 'aspirational' target of 95%).

I am proficient at polyp removal, endoscopic dilatation of oesophageal, pyloric, duodenal, colonic and biliary strictures, treatment of GI bleeding, endoscopic placement of oesophageal, duodenal, colonic and biliary stents and insertion of gastrostomy and naso-jejunal feeding tubes.

I am the Clinical Lead for Endoscopy at Kingston Hospital and have recently been Clinical Director for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy and Clinical Lead for Upper GI Cancer.

Clinical Interests

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal cancer
Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease
Motility disorder

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Qualification and professional memberships

FRCP / The Royal College of Physicians / 2013
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
FRCP is an accolade conferred upon physicians who have been nominated and elected by the RCP members

Professional memberships

British Society for Gastroenterology
The Royal Society for Medicine
The American College of Gastroenterology
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Professional leadership

Clinical Lead for Endoscopy at Kingston Hospital and have recently held the roles of Clinical Director for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy and Lead Clinician for Upper GI Cancer at Kingston

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Current NHS posts

Kingston Hospital.
St George's Hospital.

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Research and Publication


I have contributed to research articles on the use of novel techniques to help identify cancerous tissue

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Personal Profile

Earlier in my career I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to work for a year as one of only two gastroenterology consultants covering the 700+ islands of the Bahamas.

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Private contact details

Telephone Insured: 020 8335 4678/9 or Self-Pay: 020 8335 4646

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