Dr Meenan helps patients with a broad range of problems ranging from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), concerns about bowel cancer risk to oesophagealacid-reflux and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. His endoscopy results are independently audited every six months and have been always consistently above national standards.
In addition to the above Dr Meenan has a particular interest in advancedendoscopic techniques including endoscopy, colonoscopy and endoscopicultrasound (EUS).
He is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Guy's and St.Thomas' Hospital, London, where he is Chief of the Department. Furthermore he is chairman of the UK/Ireland EUS Users' Group and a member of the International Committee of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).
Dr Meenan qualified - cum laude - from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (1986) and trained in Gastroenterology at St. James's Hospital, Dublin (1989-1992), the Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam (1992-1996) and at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital, London (1996-1999). He has published research papers and text-book chapters on topics including the immunology of IBD (PhD, University of Amsterdam); large bowel folate metabolism (MD, Trinity College, Dublin) and endoscopic ultrasound.
Dr Meenan has maintained and built on his skills by intermittent attachments at internationalcentres in Japan, France and Germany as well as attending and presenting atinternational conferences and medical summits each year.
He was awarded a prestigious “Teachers” award by the American Endoscopy Society (ASGE) in 2007.