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Ingvar Bjarnason

Prof Ingvar Bjarnason

Consultant Gastroenterologist

MD, MSc, FRCPath, FRCP, DSc

I am informal and approachable and I practice gastroenterology to the highest standards

Prof Ingvar Bjarnason

Consultant Gastroenterologist

MD, MSc, FRCPath, FRCP, DSc

I am informal and approachable and I practice gastroenterology to the highest standards

Patient Age Group

Adults

Year qualified

1977

Specialties

Gastroenterology, Inflammatory bowel disease

Gender

Male

Clinical Interests

All aspects of hollow organ Gastroenterology including IBS and small bowel disease.

Biography

Professor Ingvar Bjarnason qualified from the University of Iceland and completed my training in Gastroenterology at the MRC Clinical Research Center at Northwick Park Hospital between 1981-1990. Thereafter he worked at King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London as Registrar, Senior Lecturer, Reader and subsequently Professor of Digestive Diseases and Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist.

Professor Bjarnason has devoted much time to research and is the author of over 300 publications. He developed and validated many new investigational methods for studying the intestine including faecal calprotectin and mu team was in the forefront of research on video capsule enterosocpy. Mt team and has discovered some new diseases, where none were thought to exist, such as NSAID enteropathy which affects millions of people worldwide and our research elucidated the biochemical mechanisms of the damage of NSAIDs and treatment.

NHS Base (trust)

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Professional memberships

Royal College of Pathologists, Royal College of Physicians
Ingvar Bjarnason

Appointments

020 7460 5700

Clinic opening times:

Monday

ad hoc

Tuesday

ad hoc

Wednesday

ad hoc

Thursday

ad hoc

Friday

ad hoc

Saturday

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