Dr Owen Woghiren

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Dr Owen Woghiren is a highly regarded consultant physician and gastroenterologist based in London and Chipping Barnet.  He holds a special interest in endoscopy, gastrointestinal infections and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr Woghiren treats helicobacter, lactose intolerance and small bowel overgrowth. He uses video capsule endoscopy and oesophageal manometry, and pH testing for severe reflux and ‘acid’ disorders.

Dr Woghiren performs over 1000 colonoscopies and gastroscopies a year and has above standard completion rates, and low complication rates and discomfort scores. Dr Owen Woghiren graduated from The University of Benin almost 30 years ago. He trained at The Westminster and St Mary‘s Hospitals, The Hammersmith in Chelsea, and at various other London hospitals.

In 2009, Dr Woghiren earnt a certificate due to his completion of training in gastroenterology and general internal medicine (CTT). Later that year, Dr Woghiren was appointed as a consultant by the NHS at The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Following his time there he moved to The Royal Free Hospital in 2017. At the Royal Free Hospital, he took up the position as clinical lead in nutrition, specialising in clinical nutrition, endoscopy, general gastroenterology and hepatology.

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The arrangements were rather clumsy. Commenced with a mobile phone call to Angola where I repeated my request to have consultation via microsoft teams or similar. Eventually managed to have a video conference. But awkward and clumsy and could have been managed much better

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