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Professor Martyn Caplin

Consultant Gastroenterologist


Base Hospital:

Royal Free Hospital


Endoscopy, Neurogastroenterology, Oesophago-Gastric Cancers, Bowel Cancers

Special Interests:

Upper And Lower Gi Endoscopy, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Ibs, Coeliac Disease & Neuroendocrine (Carcinoid) Tumours (Nets)


Professor Martyn Caplin is Professor of Gastroenterology and Tumour Neuroendocrinology at the Royal Free Hospital and University College London. He leads the Royal Free Hospital European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Centre of Excellence and the affiliated London WELLNET Unit.

He is chairman of the European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society and is the immediate past chairman of the National Cancer Research Institute Neuroendocrine Tumour Committee as well as immediate past chairman of the UK & Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumour Society.

He has a large research programme investigating the effect of intestinal hormones on the gut as well as new diagnostic modalities and therapies for neuroendocrine tumours. He has been either chief investigator or principle investigator for many clinical trials.

He has published over 150 research papers, written multiple book chapters and co-authored two books on neuroendocrine tumours. He regularly lectures both nationally and internationally as well as being a leading authority for pharmaceutical company advisory boards.

Between 2007 - 2012 he was the NHS clinical lead for the National Library for Health under the auspices of NICE for evidence based practice in Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases.

Professor Caplin is also a consultant gastroenterologist at The Royal Free Hospital in North London.

General Enquiries

0207 483 5148

  • The Princess Grace Hospital
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  • London Bridge Hospital
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