Edinburgh Gastroenterology
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Tradition at the leading edge, from Edinburgh Gastroenterologists

Who We Are

Ian Arnott MD, FRCP (Edinburgh)

Consultant Gastroenterologist
I trained in medicine at St.Andrews and Manchester University. I completed my postgraduate training in Gastroenterology in Edinburgh and UCLA, Los Angeles, USA. I am an accredited Specialist in gastroenterology. I have been a consultant at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh since 2003 and am an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. I deal with a broad range of gastrointestinal disorders including inflammatory bowel disease, and other diarrhoeal conditions, gastrointestinal bleeding and upper GI cancer. I have an interest in endoscopic techniques including colonoscopy and video capsule endoscopy. I have active interests in teaching and research, particularly in the cause and treatment of gastrointestinal inflammation.

In addition to my clinical and academic interests I have a number of local and national roles in Gastroenterology, including:

  • Scottish representative, National IBD standards group
  • Secretary, MRCP(UK) speciality question group in Gastroenterology
  • Scottish Lead, RCP/BSG national audit of inflammatory bowel disease
  • BSG clinical trials group member
  • Physician advisor, National Association for Crohn's and colitis
  • Editorial board, IBD Monitor Journal
  • Medical Editor, NACC news, 2006-2007
  • Professional Lead, Gastroenterology, Western General Hospital

For more information and details on how to arrange an appointment, please email Dr Arnott at arnott@edinburghgastroenterology.com