Professor Jayantha Arnold is a leading consultant gastroenterologist in London, who specialises in treating digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, abdominal pain, and indigestion, among many others.
He has over 35 years of experience, at least 25 of which have been as a gastroenterologist at Ealing hospital. After qualifying with MBBS in 1980, Professor Arnold completed his specialist gastroenterology training as a junior doctor at King's College London and University Hospital of Wales.
He is extremely passionate about guiding the next generation of medical professionals. He is a director of clinical studies for Imperial Medical School, London, a final MBBS examiner for the Imperial College London and a director of medical education at his hospital. He has also previously held numerous other teaching posts and received Imperial College London's "Teaching Excellence" award in 2004. In addition to his consultant gastroenterologist position, Professor Arnold is also the lead clinician for gastroenterology at Ealing hospital.
Professor Arnold is a member of the British Society of Gastroenterology. He has been a member of the question setting group for MRCP gastroenterology for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
He is also a trustee of Friends of Manipay Hospital, a charity set up with the aim of rebuilding one of the oldest hospitals in Sri Lanka.