Jenny Epstein

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T: Secretary 020 3315 8484


Children's Medicine


Paediatric Gastroenterology, Paediatric Nutrition

Professional expertise

  • Full range of conditions and investigations in paediatric gastrointestinal disease
  • Paediatric endoscopy and colonoscopy
  • Childhood nutrition and nutritional rehabilitation
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the role of diet in children with Crohn’s disease
  • Eosinophilic oesophagitis
  • Complex allergic gut disease


Dr Jenny Epstein has been a Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London since 2009. She has special expertise in gut mucosal immunology, including inflammatory bowel disease, complex allergic gut disease and coeliac disease. Her other sub-specialties include intestinal rehabilitation and paediatric endoscopy and colonoscopy, in which she holds ‘Train the Trainer’ qualifications. She is research active, particularly within the fields of dietary management of Crohn’s disease, the gut microbiome and eosinophilic oesophagitis. She leads the supra-regional multi-disciplinary service for children with complex allergic gut disease.

Other contributions

Member of the European and British Societies of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (E/BSPGHAN) Member of the UK Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel disease Working Group Medical Advisor to the Crohn’s in Childhood Research Association (CICRA) Faculty and course leader for the Imperial College GI Allergy MSc Lecturer for the Royal Society of Medicine, Royal College of Paediatrics and Academy of Paediatric Gastroenterology on GI allergy, eosinophilic oesophagitis and coeliac disease


Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) Certificate of Completion of Training in Paediatrics and Paediatric Gastroenterology (CCT) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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