Dr Kamal Patel
Secretary: Charlotte Lungo
Secretary email: Charlotte.Luongo@stgeorges.nhs.uk
Secretary telephone: 0208 266 6178
Dr Patel has been a Consultant Gastroenterologist at St. George’s Hospital since September 2016. His clinical practice includes the assessment and management of a range of luminal gastroenterology conditions, including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis, coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, anaemia, unexplained weight loss and intestinal failure.
Dr Patel graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in 2003, having undertaken an intercalated degree in Physiology in 2000. He undertook specialist training in gastroenterology and hepatology in the South East London deanery, and an advanced inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) / endoscopy fellowship at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, prior to taking up a consultant post at St George’s Hospital in 2016. He has also completed a Diploma in Medical Education in 2016.
He is involved in all aspects of gastroenterological care, running weekly gastroenterology clinics at St George's and Nelson Health Centre along with specialist inflammatory bowel disease clinics at St George's. He carries out regular upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy lists at St George's, with a special interest in more complex endoscopic procedures relating to IBD strictures, IBD dysplasia and Intestinal Failure.
Dr Patel has been the Co-IBD Lead for the Trust since 2017, and continues to maintain a major research interest in IBD. His work has been presented at the American Gastroenterology Association, United European Gastroenterology Association and the British Society of Gastroenterology. He is involved with the clinical research facility at St George’s, and is currently principal investigator for numerous NHS adopted IBD clinical trials.