Dr Simon Dunlop


  • Specialities Gastroenterology, General (Internal) Medicine
  • Telephone 01752 775 861
  • Year of first qualification 1991
  • Email
  • GMC Number 3544684
  • Fax 01752 761 839


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.


  • Weekly Friday AM


Current posts

  • Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Derriford Hospital


Other interests

Specialist interests:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Functional Bowel diseases
  • Endoscopy

Member of

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


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.


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 holds the following paid advisory role(s) either at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health:

Dr Dunlop is paid £8,000 per annum for providing advisory services relating to endoscopy services to the Nuffield Health Plymouth hospital.