Dr Ian Penman: Gastroenterology

Dr Ian Penman


  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

I am a general lumenal gastroenterologist, having qualified in Medicine in Glasgow and undertaken training in Glasgow, Edinburgh and the USA. I practice in NHS Lothian, based at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. My practice is broad, including most lumenal GI problems involving the oesophagus, stomach, intestines, pancreas and biliary tree. My main subspecialist interests are in Barrett's oesophagus, early cancer of the oesophagus and stomach, pancreatic disorders and endoscopic ultrasound procedures, as well as upper endoscopy and colonoscopy. I am currently a member of the Endoscopy Committee of the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and Secretary of the Scottish Society of Gastroenterology (SSG).

Areas of interest

Barrett's oesophagus; Oesophageal disease; Endoscopic procedures; colonoscopy; endoscopic ultrasound; irritable bowel syndrome;

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Procedures completed

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)


  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)


  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)


  • H2003

    Therapeutic colonoscopy with snare loop biopsy or excision of lesion - (1-5)


  • J6730

    Endoscopic upper gastrointestinal ultrasound, e.g. for pancreatico-biliary diagnosis/transmucosal biopsy - (1-5)

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)


  • G4430

    Therapeutic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) with dilatation - (1-5)


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