Dr Edward Bettany

Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician

BSc (Hons), MB BS, MD, FRCP


Specialises in

  • Liver disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Bowel disease / inflammatory bowel disease
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Endoscopy

I am a senior gastroenterologist and general physician. I am a highly experienced and skilled endoscopist, performing endoscopy procedures such as gastroscopy, colonoscopy, polypectomy and ERCP on a regular basis. I also undertake complex endoscopic interventions, including stent insertions and dilatation.

In both my NHS post and my private practice, I have gained a wealth of experience in many areas of gastroenterology and general medicine, including the diagnosis and treatment of stomach and bowel cancer; irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); ulcerative colitis; Crohn's disease; liver and pancreatic disease; peptic ulcer and coeliac disease.

After qualifying at The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, I was appointed as a consultant gastroenterologist and general physician at King George Hospital in 1999.

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General Medical Council Number: C3246948

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Edward Bettany at Spire include:

Endoscopy

Other treatments

  • Bowel disease
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Liver disease
  • Nutrition
  • Pancreatology

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Bowel disease
Colonoscopy
Coloproctocology
Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal cancer
Inflammatory bowel disease
Liver disease
Nutrition
Obesity
Pancreatology

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (London)

Member of British Society of Gastroenterology

Member of British Medical Association

Professional leadership

I am Clinical Lead for Nutrition at Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust

Current NHS posts

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Personal profile

I am married with two children and two dogs. I enjoy living in rural Essex and taking part in country pursuits.