The London Clinic

Specialties

  • General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • General medicine

Sub specialties

  • Therapeutic upper and lower GI endoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary medicine and ERCP
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • General hepatology

Clinical interests

  • Therapeutic upper and lower GI endoscopy / bowel cancer screening colonoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy / small bowel
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Hepatobiliary medicine and ERCP / general hepatology
  • General luminal gastroenterology including dypsepsia, reflux, change in bowel habit, weight loss, anaemia, abdominal pain

Professional profile

Dr Postgate trained at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital in London. He graduated in 1999 with First Class Honours and in the top 1% of his year. He was awarded the Baldwin Prize for Clinical Medicine, the Bristowe Medal and Beaney Prize for Pathology, The War Memorial Clinical Exhibition, and The Wolfson Foundation scholarship for his BSc studies for which also received a First Class Honours degree.

Having completed the top junior house officer post at Guy’s and St. Thomas’, he undertook core medical training at Charing Cross and West Middlesex Hospitals followed by specialist training in gastroenterology and general medicine within the North West London region between 2003 and 2010.
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Four years were spent at the specialist St. Mark’s Hospital, including three years of post-graduate research within the Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy for which he received a Doctorate of Medicine degree from Imperial College London in 2010.

Two years of training were spent at Imperial, including a 6 month ERCP fellowship at Hammersmith Hospital.

His published work is mainly within the fields of interventional endoscopy and capsule endoscopy and he continues to peer review articles for international journals.

Dr Postgate was appointed as a full time substantive Consultant in Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine at The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, in May 2010. He is Endoscopy Lead for the Trust and takes on the majority of the more complex and interventional endoscopy including ERCP. He was appointed as the Assistant Clinical Director for Medicine in February 2013.

He provides outpatient and endoscopy services at both Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospitals and sees patients with a full range of gastroenterological, hepatological and hepatobiliary problems in his NHS practice. He looks after both general medical, gastroenterology and hepatology inpatients at the Hillingdon site. He also provides emergency gastroenterology cover to Harefield Hospital.


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Personal profile

Dr Postgate has lived locally, in Highgate, for the last ten years. He is married to a local general practitioner who practices in Kentish Town/Camden. He has three young boys who take up most of his spare time!


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Current posts

  • Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician
    Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London
  • Associate Clinical Director for Medicine
    Hillindgon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
  • Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist
    Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Medical training

Year qualified
1999
  • United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's, King's and St. Thomas' hospitals, London
    1993-1999

Ages treated

Adults
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Clinic location

5 Devonshire Place
London W1G 6HL
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Secretary

Chanice O’Flanagan
020 3763 5777
0844 858 1122