Dr Peter Gillett

Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh


Peter Gillett is a Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh. His training was in Newcastle and Edinburgh and the Children’s Hospital in Vancouver and took up his current post in 2001.

Interests are coeliac disease, upper GI and small bowel disorders, endoscopy and constipation and its improved management. He has an interest in GI problems in neurodevelopmental disorders and is a specialist advisor to Cornelia de Lange UK and Ireland (CdLS) and the CdLS World Federation and is the UK Medical Director.

He established the SE Scotland regional paediatric coeliac service in 2001 and has been an Advisor to Coeliac UK for over 10 years and sits on their Health Advisory Council.

He is a member of the Scottish Government Group developing the Gluten-Free Food Service, a member of the NICE Coeliac Disease NG20 group and currently co-leads the Scottish Government new coeliac strategy.