page query ended --> 1573817209
header rendering started --> 1573817209
header rendering ended --> 1573817209
url alias query started --> 1573817209
url alias query ended --> 1573817209
tab_inc rendering started --> 1573817209
profile.inc rendering started --> 1573817209
query for profile category --> 1573817209
top banner renderring --> 1573817209
breadcrumb ststarted --> 1573817209
profile-header rendering started --> 1573817209
Laurence Lovat

Consultant Professor of Gastroenterology and Biophotonics

, London

02071... Reveal phone no. >

menu rendering started --> 1573817209
menu rendering ended --> 1573817209

Laurence Lovat: Professor of Gastroenterology in London

Professor Laurence Lovat is a highly experienced Gastroenterologist in London who treats conditions affecting the gut and upper gastrointestinal tract, specialising in gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett’s oesophagus and upper gastrointestinal cancer. Professor Lovat is based at the London Gastroenterology Centre, 41 Welbeck Street.

Book a consultation now02071... Reveal phone no. >

Training and experience

Professor Laurence Lovat undertook his medical training at University College London School of Medicine from where he graduated in 1987.

He then received an MRC Research Training Award for his 1st Class Honours degree in Nutrition. An MRC Research Training Fellowship led to his PhD at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School at the Hammersmith Hospital, which is part of Imperial College these days. In 1999 he became a senior lecturer at University College London and a consultant at University College Hospital in 1999.

He was the lead clinician for Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer at UCLH from 2001-8, and has previously chaired the North London Cancer Network Upper Gastrointestinal Tumour Board. He is a specialist advisor to NICE.

Book a consultation now02071... Reveal phone no. >

Book a consultation now02071... Reveal phone no. >

The London Gastroenterology Centre

The London Gastroenterology Centre is a team of gastroenterologists and surgeons who specialise in diagnosing and treating gut disorders in world class private hospitals and clinics in central London and Harley Street.

Treatments

Professor Laurence Lovat offers expert treatment for a range of conditions affecting the gut and upper gastrointestinal tract, including:

  • Acid reflux
  • Barrett's oesophagus
  • Heartburn
  • Upper gastrointestinal cancer
  • Abdominal pain
  • Achalasia
  • Crohn's disease
  • Gastric ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Helicobacter pylori infection
  • Oesophageal cancer
  • Peptic ulcer disease

Fees

Initial consultation: £275

Follow-up consultation: £225

Book a consultation now02071... Reveal phone no. >

Specialist tests available at The London Gastroenterology Centre

Diagnostic tests and procedures include:

  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Oesophageal manometry
  • 24-hour ambulatory pH and impedance studies
  • BRAVO 48-hour ambulatory pH studies
  • Breath tests for lactose intolerance
  • Breath tests for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
  • Smart pill to detect pan-intestinal motility disorders
  • Faecal calprotectin – a non-invasive way to detect inflammatory bowel disease

Book a consultation now02071... Reveal phone no. >

Research interests

Dr Lovat is active in research into the prevention of oesophageal cancer, with particular interests in targeted photodynamic therapy and novel optical biopsy techniques. He is chief investigator for the UK National HALO Patient Registry. His research interests include:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Barrett’s oesophagus
  • Oesophageal cancer
  • Novel endoscopic therapies including laser therapy, photodynamic therapy and HALO radiofrequency ablation

Research papers:

  • Genetic Complexity of Crohn’s Disease in Two Large Ashkenazi Jewish Families
    Levine, AP; Pontikos, N; Schiff, ER; Jostins, L; Speed, D; NIDDK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics Consortium, .; Lovat, LB; (2016)
  • Upregulation of mucin glycoprotein MUC1 in the progression to esophageal adenocarcinoma and therapeutic potential with a targeted photoactive antibody-drug conjugate
    Mohammed Adil Butt, Hayley Pye, Rehan J. Haidry, Dahmane Oukrif, Saif-U-Rehman Khan, Ignazio Puccio, Michael Gandy, Halla W. Reinert, Ellie Bloom, Mohammed Rashid, Gokhan Yahioglu, Mahendra P. Deonarain, Rifat Hamoudi, Manuel Rodriguez-Justo, Marco R. Novelli, Laurence B. Lovat
  • Monitoring the premalignant potential of Barrett's oesophagus'
    David Graham, Gideon Lipman, Vinay Seghal, Laurence B Lovat.
  • Cost–effectiveness analysis of endoscopic eradication therapy for treatment of high-grade dysplasia in Barrett’s esophagus
    Alex Filby, Matthew Taylor, Gideon Lipman, Laurence Lovat & Rehan Haidry

He has also been featured in a popular internet article regarding the dangers of eating too many cheetos!

Book a consultation now02071... Reveal phone no. >

What patients say about Laurence Lovat

Prof Lovat is a legend. That endoscopy was the best one I have had and I have had a few!

by HS Wolverhampton

Book an appointment

02071... Reveal phone no. >

alexa... reveal

Book a consultation now

Accreditation and admitting rights

get_admitting_rights start --> 1573817209
get_admitting_rights ends --> 1573817209

Laurence Lovat is an accredited consultant for the following hospitals, clinics and groups...

Professional details

Qualifications

MB BS, PhD, FRCP

Qualified in 1987 in United Kingdom

is_registration_membership start --> 1573817209
is_registration_membership ends --> 1573817209

Registrations and licensing

  • General Medical Council (GMC)

    Registration no.: 3257647
    Date of registration: 01-Aug-1988

    Check registration

    help_amp_ajax_call start --> 1573817209

    View other doctors and health professionals or hospitals and clinics in your area.

    help_amp_ajax_call ends --> 1573817209

get_accolades start --> 1573817209
get_accolades ends --> 1573817209
get_organizations start --> 1573817209
get_organizations ends --> 1573817209

Memberships and associations

Laurence Lovat is a member of the following professional associations and organisations...

feature section start --> 1573817209
Features by Laurence Lovat
More features >
feature section ends --> 1573817209
right banner start --> 1573817209
right banner ends --> 1573817209
bottom banner start --> 1573817209
bottom banner ends --> 1573817209
meta data start --> 1573817209
profile.inc rendering ended --> 1573817209
tab_inc rendering ended --> 1573817209
footer rendering started --> 1573817209