Dr Michael J Glynn

Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist


Professional Memberships

  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • British Association for the Study of the Liver
  • British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Clinical Interests

  • General gastroenterology
  • Liver disease/hepatology
  • Endoscopy (gastro-intestinal)
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Personal profile

Dr Michael Glynn is a Consultant Physician with special interests in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Clinical Nutrition.  He trained at Cambridge and St Mary’s qualifying in 1977 and achieving FRCP in 1993.  His research into protein metabolism in patients on intravenous feeding gained him an MD from Cambridge in 1995. He continued to take part in emergency duties for Acute Medical Emergencies until the end of 2015. He has special clinical expertise in ERCP, therapeutic upper GI Endoscopy, Hepatology and Clinical Nutrition. He is in demand as a medico-legal expert within the fields of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

He has been a Consultant at Barts Health (Royal London Hospital) since 1988, and was also at Newham Hospital from 1988-96. He was Clinical Director for Medical and Emergency at the Royal London Hospital from 1999-2008. He has a major interest in Postgraduate Medical Education. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary, has been both Regional Adviser and Censor of the Royal College of Physicians of London. From 2008-2013 he was Director of the North East Thames Foundation School. 

From 2013 to 2016 he was the National Clinical Director for GI and Liver Diseases within NHS England. He is co-editor of Hutchison’s Clinical Methods, one of the oldest and most fundamental undergraduate medical textbooks, now in its 24th edition.

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