Dr Simon Dunlop



GMC number: 3544684

Practising since: 1991



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Dr Dunlop was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist to Derriford Hospital and the Plymouth Nuffield Hospital in 2004. He has a large clinical practice and sees a wide range of Gastroenterological disorders.

He is a careful and sympathetic listener. His experience enables him to provide an extremely high standard of care for his patients. All patients are treated with the greatest level of respect and confidentiality.

He is Clinical Lead for Endoscopy at Derriford and has a speciality interest in indigestion, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel disease and endoscopy. He acts as an expert witness on behalf of patients and Hospital Trusts.

Other interests

Specialist interests:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Functional Bowel diseases
  • Endoscopy

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Simon Dunlop at Nuffield Health

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

Locations Dr Simon Dunlop works with

Related experience


His research in Nottingham over 3½ years into the mechanisms of irritable bowel after gastroenteritis, led to presentations at major national and international meetings, regional prizes and awards. He published 6 original studies including in the top specialist journal, Gastroenterology.


  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
  • British Medical Society

Other posts held

  • Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Derriford Hospital


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

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

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