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Dr Chatu is a Consultant Gastroenterologist & Physician at King’s College Hospital NHS Trust. He is well experienced in all aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology and general medicine. His academic success and achievements has awarded him Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer with King’s College London.
He undertook his medical school training at the prestigious St Bartholomew’s and Royal London Medical School in London and graduated in 2000. During this time he was awarded various distinctions and prizes in recognition of his academic achievements. This success has continued with Dr Chatu completing his five-year specialist training programme in Gastroenterology & General Medicine within the highly competitive London Deanery, gaining experience at a variety of London Hospitals. In addition Dr Chatu has enhanced his clinical experience by working overseas in Brisbane, Australia for a year.
In addition to his specialist training Dr Chatu has completed a three year full- time higher research degree earning him the highly respected qualification of M.D. Research with the University of London. His research has been published in numerous articles in high quality peer-reviewed international journals and was also awarded a Medical Research Council grant. Dr Chatu is also the author of a successful textbook (Hands on Guide to Clinical Pharmacology). Dr Chatu was delighted and honoured to present his work on the management of gastrointestinal cancer at The Houses of Parliament.
Dr Chatu is a down-to-earth and friendly professional who will listen to you and expertly guide you through your diagnostic and treatment options to determine a bespoke plan tailored to your individual needs.
British Society of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association
British Medical Association
The Royal College of Physicians
Areas of interest
Advanced Endoscopy: Diagnostic and therapeutic Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy;
Video capsule endoscopy
Bravo pH study; Oesophageal Manometry, PH and Impedance testing
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Functional bowel disease;
Complex and simple gastroesophageal reflux disease; Swallowing problems; Achalasia, Barrett’s oesophagus; Nausea; Vomiting, Dyspepsia; Indigestion, Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
Clinical Nutrition and Food intolerances
Rectal bleeding; Change in or altered bowel habit; Abdominal pain; Diarrhoea; Constipation; Bloating; Weight loss; Anaemia; Iron deficiency; Diverticular disease.
Diagnosis and screening or surveillance of gastrointestinal cancers: Oesophageal cancer, Stomach cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Liver cancer, Bowel cancer.
Liver disease; Abnormal liver function tests (LFTs), Alcoholic liver disease, Viral hepatitis, Abnormal liver imaging, Fatty liver
Current NHS consultant posts held
King's College Hospital NHS Trust
London SE5 9RS
Research lead for Gastroenterology and Hepatology at PRUH site
Flying light aircrafts
Playing table and guitar
Courses offered to GPs
I give various talks in all aspects of Gastroenterology and Hepatology on a regular basis to local GP's, medical students and junior doctors.
- MBBS St Bartholomew's & Tthe Royal London Medical School 2000
- MRCP(UK) Royal College of Physicians 2006
- MD (RES) University of London 2015
- MRCP (GASTRO) University of London 2015
Reference number 4714446
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.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) and immediate colonoscopy includes forceps biopsies, biopsy test and dye spray (as sole procedure) - (1-5)
Capsule endoscopy (including interpretation and evaluation) - (1-5)
Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)