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About Me

Jenny Epstein Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr Jenny Epstein

Jenny Epstein is a leading Paediatric Gastroenterologist based in West London. She was educated at St Paul's Girls' School and graduated from Leeds University School of Medicine in 1997.


She completed her training at Chelsea and Westminster, King's College and The Royal London Hospitals. Her experience outside the UK includes fellowships at l'Hopital de l'Archet, Nice, France in 2001 and Boston Children's and Massachusetts General Hospitals in 2007.

She gained a PhD in Mucosal Immunology at Queen Mary University London in 2010, investigating the effects of curcumin in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in children.

Jenny Epstein became a full time NHS Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 2009 and has extensive clinical experience in the full breadth of gastrointestinal conditions and investigations including paediatric endoscopy and colonoscopy, in which she has 'Train the Trainer' qualification. 


Her special interests are IBD particularly the role of diet in Crohn's disease, eosinophilic oesophagitis and complex allergic gut disease. She is a respected opinion in the field and leads several research studies, regularly publishing and presenting work internationally.

Jenny lives in London with her partner and two children. She is knowledgeable, experienced and approachable and will provide up to date and balanced expert advice on all conditions within Paediatric Gastroenterology.  

Spoken languages: French

Qualifications:  MB ChB MRCPCH PhD

General Medical Council: 4421458

National and other Positions:

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) IBD Guidelines Committee.

  • British Society of Gastroenterology Eosinophilic Oesophagitis National Guidelines Committee.

  • Research Advisory Panel, Coeliac UK.

  • Medical Advisor to the Crohn's and Colitis in Childhood Research Association.

  • Member of European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition.

  • IBD-UK Working Group (Crohn's and Colitis UK).

  • Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London.

  • Leader of postgraduate (MSc) course in Gastrointestinal Allergy, Imperial College.

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