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Treatments & Specialties

Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist

Dr David Reffitt

Dr David Reffitt

Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist


Dr Reffitt qualified from Bristol University in 1990. After completing his General Medical Training in Bristol Royal Infirmary, he moved to London in 1993 and as a registrar trained in Gastroenterology and Hepatology over the next 7 years at St Thomas' Hospital and King's College Hospital. He spent 3 years in research and completed an MD thesis in Gastroenterology from the University of London. He has been a Consultant in his current post since Dec 2002.

He has specialist interest in rectal bleeding, diarrhoea and constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, nutrition, dyspepsia and acid disorders of the stomach.

Dr Reffitt has been the Training Programme Director for Gastroenterology registrars in South Thames, Kent, Surrey and Sussex regions since 2009 organising a comprehensive training programme for 75 registrars.

He has a major interest in leading and developing Gastroenterology Services. He has been the Clinical Director for Gastroenterology at University Hospital Lewisham since 2009 and in June 2013 was appointed Clinical Director of Gastroenterology, Endoscopy and Bowel Cancer Screening in the newly combined Lewisham and Greenwich Healthcare Trust.

Dr Reffitt is a member of the Regional Hepato-pancreatico-biliary cancer and benign diseases service at Kings College Hospital where he performs specialist Endoscopic Ultrasound and ERCP.

Dr Reffitt maintains a comprehensive gastroenterology practice dealing with a complete range of disease of the upper and lower digestive tract and as a General Physician managing all medical patients.

Special interests

Colorectal cancer, bleeding and bowel cancer screening, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Bloating, Diarrhoea gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulceration, coeliac disease, hepatology, diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower GI endoscopy, diseases of the biliary duct and pancreas, ERCP and Endoscopic Ultrasound

Consulting Address

St Thomas Street, The Shard



Consulting Sessions:

Wednesday EVE and Friday PM


Pam Bond


020 8488 8841 / 07855 629 381


020 8333 1777






NHS Base:

University Hospital Lewisham & Kings College Hospital