Peter Irving

Peter Irving, Consultant gastroenterologist reader in gastroenterology

Consultant gastroenterologist reader in gastroenterology


Peter Irving is the lead for research in gastroenterology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

Education and training

  • Masters (MA), Cambridge University

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University of London

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of London

  • Gastroenterology training in London and Melbourne

Research interests

He has led a wide variety of clinical trials in IBD and leads a research programme developing new treatments for IBD.


  • Dartmouth College Visiting Professor, 2023
  • Cleveland Clinic Global IBD Visiting Professor, 2022
  • MRC Clinical Academic research Partnership Award, 2019-2023
  • Honorary Member Israeli IBD Society, 2019
  • Honorary member South African Society of Gastroenterology, 2014
  • Harvey Minasian Prize in General Surgery (prox acc), 1995
  • Distinction in Surgery, 1995


You can find Peter's publications here.

Last updated: February 2023

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