Dr Galletly studied medicine at Cambridge University and the University of London, qualifying as a doctor in 1993. Dr Galletly trained in gastroenterology and general medicine in London and spent 3 years in clinical and academic research at Imperial College London. Dr Galletly has been a consultant gastroenterologist since 2007 working at both Kingston and St George's Hospitals. His areas of particular expertise include diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy although his training and career has given him wide exposure and experience in all aspects of gastroenterology and liver disease.
Dr Galletly specialises in general gastroenterology and liver disease, with specific interests in diagnostic and therapeutic lumenal endoscopy, ERCP (endoscopy for the treatment of jaundice and bile duct stones), GI cancer, reflux and indigestion, jaundice and abnormal liver function tests and altered bowel habit.
To date, Dr Galletly has performed over 4,000 gastroscopies, over 3000 colonoscopies and over 800 ERCPs and have attended JAG and ASGE training courses on therapeutic endoscopy. Dr Galletly is proficient at polyp removal, endoscopic dilatation of oesophageal, pyloric, duodenal, colonic and biliary strictures, treattsment of GI bleeding, endoscopic placement of oesophageal, duodenal, colonic and biliary stents and insertion of gastrostomy and naso-jejunal feeding tubes.
He has been Clinical Director for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, Clinical Lead for Endoscopy and Clinical Lead for Upper GI Cancer at Kingston Hospital.
Dr Galletly attended the Training the Endoscopy Trainers Course and has been a faculty member on Foundation Endoscopy and Basic Colonoscopy Courses at St Georges National Endoscopy Training Centre.
MB BS (1993) - University of London
MA (1993) - University of Cambridge
FRCP - Royal College of Physicians
Member of British Society for Gastroenterology, Royal Society for Medicine, American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy