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Prof. Peter Milla, Consultant Gastroenterologist

Specialist Details
Full name

Prof. Peter Milla




Consultant Gastroenterologist


Paediatric gastroenterology,

Site specialisation

Motility disorders, food allergy, inflammatory bowel disease

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Motility disorders, food allergy, inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal failure, nutrition

Background Information

Professor Peter J Milla is Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the UCLInstitute of Child Health, University College London. He underwent his paediatric training at the Royal London Hospital St Bartholomew's and Great Ormond Street.  Together with the late Professor John Harries he set up the Department of Gastroenterology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and was Director of the Department from 1983-2004. 
His principal clinical and research interests have been in intestinal failure, food allergy and motility disorders in children. He has written two textbooks and over 200 original papers. His hobbies are sailing and gardening.

Languages spoken

English, French - a little

Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: amTue: Wed: Thurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



RCP, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, British Society of Gastroenterology, Exec of United European Gastrenterology Federation, European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition,  British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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Honorary Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital

Research interests

Nutrition, development of the GI tract

Key published papers

Milla PJ.Irritable bowel syndrome in childhood.Gastroenterology. 2001 Jan;120(1):287-90. 
Rasquin-Weber A, Hyman PE, Cucchiara S, Fleisher DR, Hyams JS, Milla PJ, Staiano A.Childhood functional gastrointestinal disorders.Gut. 1999 Sep;45 Suppl 2:II60-8. 
Jobling JC, Lindley KJ, Yousef Y, Gordon I, Milla PJ.Investigating inflammatory bowel disease--white cell scanning, radiology, and colonoscopy.Arch Dis Child. 1996 Jan;74(1):22-6 
Ravelli AM, Milla PJ.Vomiting and gastroesophageal motor activity in children with disorders of the central nervous system.J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1998 Jan;26(1):56-63. 
MHill SM, Milla PJ (1990). Colitis caused by food allergy in infants. Arch Dis Childh; 65: 132-133. 


Media coverage

Our consultants regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.