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Dr Jenkins trained at Cambridge University (pre-clinical studies) and St Thomas’ Hospital. He qualified in 1982. Subsequently he was a research fellow and senior registrar at St Thomas’ and his research doctorate examined the effects of diet on the intestine. He was appointed as a Consultant Physician in 1994.
He has maintained his interest in nutrition and led the Clinical Nutrition Team at the Princess Royal University Hospital. His other main interests centre on investigation and treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion and inflammatory bowel disease. He also has extensive experience in wireless capsule endoscopy, which allows non-invasive visualisation of the intestine via a miniature camera enclosed within a capsule that is swallowed by the patient.
Areas of interest
• Indigestion • Heartburn • Gastro-oesophageal reflux • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) • Bloating • Diarrhoea • Constipation • Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis • Clinical nutrition • Gastroscopy; Colonoscopy • Wireless capsule endoscopy
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Films and theatre.
Listed as one of Britain's top 250 Consultants in the Tatler Doctors Guide 2013.
A number of publications in fields of small intestinal dietary adaptation and small intestinal permeability (available to view on Medline).
- MA University of Cambridge 1983
- MB BChir University of Cambridge 1983
- MD University of Cambridge 1992
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 1999
Reference number 2571863
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
Member of British Society of Gastroenterology
International Member of American Gastroenterological Association
Member of British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Member of British Medical Association
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- BMI The Sloane Hospital, BR3 5HS
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- 020 8466 4050
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Please contact Chelsfield Park Hospital (01689 877855) or the Sloane Hospital (020 8466 6911) and ask for one of the nurses, who will in turn contact me.