Dr George Bettany



GMC number: 3246948

Practising since: 1987


General (internal) Medicine, Gastroenterology

Consultation times

  • Tuesday 18:00 - 20:00
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Dr Edward Bettany is a Senior Gastroenterologist and General Physician. After qualifying at The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, he was appointed as a Consultant at King George Hospital in 1999. In both his NHS post and his private practice, Dr Bettany has gained a wealth of experience in many areas of gastroenterology and general medicine. These include the diagnosis and treatment of stomach and bowel cancer, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, liver and pancreatic disease, peptic ulcer and coeliac disease.

He is a highly skilled and experienced endoscopist, performing endoscopic procedures such as gastroscopy, colonoscopy, polypectomy and ERCP on a regular basis. He also undertakes complex endoscopic interventions, including stent insertions and dilation.

Special interests

Bowel disease, Liver disease, Colitis, IBS, Hepatitis, Crohn’s disease, Gastrointestinal cancer, Pancreatic disease, Rectal cancer, Colon cancer, Oesophageal cancer, Gall Bladder and Coeliac disease.

Other interests

Nutrition – Dr Bettany is clerical lead for Nutrition at Barking, Havering & Redbridge NHS Trust.

Personal interests

Dr Bettany is married with two children and two dogs. He enjoys living in rural Essex and taking part in country pursuits.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr George Bettany at Nuffield Health

  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Diagnostic endoscopy

Locations Dr George Bettany works with

Related experience


Metabolic medicine and nutritional support in hospitalised patients.


  • Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians
  • Member of the British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Member of British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Insurers Dr George Bettany works with

Dr George Bettany works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • HealthFund
  • Bupa On Demand
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth


Dr George Bettany does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr George Bettany does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr George Bettany does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.