Dr Michael Mendall is a renowned London-based gastroenterologist who qualified from Cambridge University. He has made a number of important contributions to his field of expertise. He is internationally recognised with nearly 100 peer reviewed publications. He was the first to show that Helicobacter pylori infection of the stomach is mainly caught in childhood, and, more recently, was the first to show that obesity can be a cause of Crohn's disease.
He specialises in endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease, dyspepsia (indigestion) and IBS, among others, and has written extensively on the role of diet in Crohn's, about IBS, the treatment of dyspepsia and reflux and Helicobacter pylori infection. He is currently lead for gastroenterology at Croydon University Hospital, as well as a senior lecturer at St George's Medical School and a member of various medical organisations. He was named one of the top UK Consultants in the Tatler Guide 2013.