Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Dr Derek Chan is a consultant gastroenterologist with a wealth of experience, particularly for function bowel disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He also has expertise in managing reflux, change in bowel habits and abdominal pain. Dr Chan currently practices at Spire St Anthony's Hospital in Sutton and at Ramsay Ashtead Hospital, Ashtead.

Dr Chan did his undergraduate studies at St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospital Medical School, graduating in 2003. Afterwards, he undertook his postgraduate training within the South West Thames area, spending numerous years conducting research at St George's Hospital, London. This research investigated the role of diet and gut bacteria on inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr Chan has experience in all areas of gastroenterology, and pays great attention to giving fantastic patient care, as recognised by his recent Certificate of Excellence award from IWantGreatCare.

Especialista en

Acid reflux

What is gastroesophageal reflux disease? Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a digestive dis...

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

What is inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) a medical term used to describe a group of diseases that cause &...

Abdominal pain

What is abdominal pain? Abdominal pain can be a symptom of many conditions. It is the name given to pain that radiates between the chest and th...

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

What is irritable bowel syndrome? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional disorder of the large intestine....

Coeliac disease

What is coeliac disease? Coeliac disease is a pathology characterised by permanent intolerance to gluten. This substance is present in ...

Crohn's disease


Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Abdominal pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acid reflux
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Alcoholism
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Barrett's oesophagus
  • Biopsy
  • Bloated stomach
  • Blood in stool (rectal bleeding)
  • Bowel cancer
  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Cholelithiasis (gallstones)
  • Chronic diarrhoea
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Coeliac disease
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's disease
  • Diarrhoea
  • Digestive diseases
  • Diverticular disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Drug induced liver injury
  • Dysmotility
  • Dysphagia
  • Eating disorders
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  • Endoscopy
  • Fatty liver
  • Food allergies
  • Food intolerance
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Halitosis
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hepatorenal syndrome
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Intestinal failure
  • Iron deficiency
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Liver
  • Liver biopsy
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver cyst
  • Liver disease
  • Liver function tests
  • Malnutrition
  • Morbid obesity
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Oesophageal manometry
  • Oesophageal varices
  • Oesophagitis
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • pH monitoring
  • Piles (haemorrhoids)
  • Polypectomy
  • Polyps
  • Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectosigmoidoscopy
  • Second medical opinion
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Stomach cancer
  • Stomach flu
  • Stomach ulcer
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Virtual colonoscopy
  • Vomiting

Pide cita ahora


  • Spire St Anthony's Hospital
    801 London Road, Worcester Park SM3 9DW - London (Sutton)
    (+44) 02078644622
  • Ramsay Ashtead Hospital
    The Warren KT21 2SB - Ashtead
    (+44) 02078644623

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