Dr Anton Emmanuel obtained his medical degree from London University. He is an academic Neuro-Gastroenterologist at University College London and Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (Queen Square). Prior to this he was Senior Lecturer at Imperial College and Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist at St Mark’s Hospital.
His clinical work encompasses being director of the GI Physiology Unit at University College Hospital as well as providing a general gastroenterology service. His research includes basic gut neurophysiology and the study of the aetiology and management of functional gastrointestinal disorders of the upper and lower gut. He currently supervises 5 post-graduate research fellows undertaking higher degrees. Laboratory work is undertaken jointly with colleagues in UCL. He is the Editor of the journal Frontline Gastroenterology.
Clinical and research interests:
• IBS and chronic constipation – assessment and treatment
• Pelvic floor dysfunction and pain
• Faecal incontinence
• Gastro-oesophageal reflux and reflux-induced ENT and chest symptoms;
• Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction
• Gut dysfunction in systemic sclerosis
• Gut dysfunction in spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis