Biography

Dr Nigel Meadows is a senior paediatric gastroenterologist in the Clinical Academic Unit of adult and paediatric gastroenterology at the Royal London Hospital In Whitechapel. This is probably one of the largest centres in Europe, and treats a wide range of gastroenterological conditions.

He trained at Charing Cross Hospital in west London and then moved to the East End where he spent most of his clinical life, apart from a short spell in Sydney Australia, from where he was encouraged to return.

Although still active in general paediatrics he specialises in most aspects of paediatric gastroenterology. His major interests are in nutritional support of children and all aspects of feeding difficulties. He is an acknowledged lecturer both in the UK and internationally on this subject.

The feeding clinic at The Royal London is a renowned referral for feeding difficulties. This is a multidisciplinary clinic with speech and language therapy, dietetics, psychology, as well as gastroenterology.

In terms of current activity he is currently working closely within the Institute of Neurogastroenterology at The Royal London Hospital lead by Prof Qasim Aziz. The aim is to provide care and research for children with intestinal motility disorders. He also learn clinical for TNP in children at the Harley Street Clinic.

Learned societies

British Society of Gastroenterology

Royal College of paediatrics and child health

British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology hepatology and nutrition

He is a medical advisor to NACC the Mid Essex section

And P.O.R.T (pseudo-obstruction research trust)

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