Our Dietitians

Sophie Medlin

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Sophie Medlin is a well-recognised consultant dietitian and is the Chair for the British Dietetic Association for London. Sophie has expertise in gastrointestinal and colorectal health. She worked in acute hospitals specialising in gastrointestinal diseases before moving into academia, where she worked as a lecturer at King’s College London. Sophie is a go-to spokesperson for media when it comes to evidence-based nutrition, regularly featuring in print, broadcast and social media.

Sophie has specialist knowledge and skills in the management of medical conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), colorectal dysfunction, diverticular disease and polycystic ovarian syndrome.  


Sophie works as a consultant in product development for the manufacture of vitamins and probiotics and enjoys applying her academic research skills in the commercial sector. 

Contact Sophie: sophie@citydietitians.co.uk

Dr Nicola Guess

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Dr. Nicola Guess is a senior lecturer (associate professor) at the University of Westminster, a Research Fellow at King’s College London and outgoing Head of Nutrition at the Dasman Diabetes Institute in Kuwait. She has a PhD from Imperial College London. Her primary research interests are in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes. She is a recognised world-expert in the effect of nutrition on the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes.


Dr Guess is a member of the NICE expert committee; a member of the Diabetes UK Clinical Study Group, which sets the agenda for research for the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes in the UK; and was previously a Winston Churchill Travel Scholar investigating approaches to

type 2 diabetes prevetion in the UK and China; a 2018 National Institute of Clinical Excellent (NICE) scholar investigating meal provision for inpatients with diabetes; a Diabetes UK Academic Health Partnership Fellow investigating the role of diet in the prevention of type 2 diabetes; a member of the NICE guidelines committee for type 2 diabetes prevention in the UK; and the director of Kings College London courses on diet and diabetes.


Contact Nicola: nicola@citydietitians.co.uk


Dr Bridgette Wilson

Dr Bridgette Wilson is a gut specialist clinical and research dietitian with a wealth of clinical dietetic experience both in the NHS and private healthcare.

Bridgette’s award-winning PhD research on the Low FODMAP diet and Prebiotics in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Ulcerative Colitis, has given her a great depth of knowledge to help you attain good symptom control.

Bridgette specialises in helping patients with irritable bowel syndrome (both diarrhoea and constipation), inflammatory bowel disease, reflux, dyspepsia and orofacial granulomatosis (oral inflammation).

Following her PhD Bridgette is writing dietary guidelines for IBD management and is
continuing her research into IBS treatment at King's College London.

In addition, Bridgette has a wealth of experience in helping patients develop healthy balanced eating habits to optimise: general gut health; vegan diets; weight management; diabetes control; polycystic ovary syndrome and reactive hypoglycaemia.

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Emily Bloxam

Emily Bloxam is a registered dietitian specialising in infant and child nutrition. She has a wealth of clinical experience having worked in acute hospitals for the past 8 years.  


Emily advises on a range of infant and child nutritional concerns. With a friendly, evidence-based and practical approach, Emily provides families with confidence and understanding to meet their child's nutritional needs for optimal growth and development.  Her special interests include infant feeding, complementary feeding (weaning) and food allergy.


In addition to her clinical work, Emily has a passion for teaching. She works in academia as a university guest lecturer for dietetic and medical students. Emily also presents to health care professionals on a range of nutritional topics, including the dietary management of cow’s milk protein allergy in infants.  


Priya Tew

Award-winning TV presenter and dietitian Priya has worked within the NHS in an eating disorders unit as well as in a private hospital.


She now works in private practice helping people with disorders eating patterns and eating disorders to find their path to recovery.


Priya has a compassionate approach with common sense nutrition.


Priya is regularly featured on BBC Food Truth or Scare, Eat Well for Less, Dispatches and Horizon. 

Dr Rona Antoni

Dr Rona Antoni is a registered dietitian and nutrition research scientist at the University of Surrey. Her primary research interests include intermittent fasting (e.g. the 5:2 diet, time-restricted feeding) and the health effects of dietary fat.


Rona is considered one of the world-leading experts in intermittent fasting, regularly presenting both nationally and internationally. Her research has won her a number of awards from the Nutrition Society and the European Association for the Study of Obesity.

Prior to her PhD, Rona had a successful career in the NHS working as a general dietitian as well as a specialist in weight management and diabetes.


Dr Adrian Brown

Dr Brown is a NIHR Research Fellow (Specialist Dietitian/Lecturer) within the Centre of Obesity Research at University College London. His research interests centre around obesity, type II diabetes, bariatric surgery and the use of formula-based diets in a variety of different patient populations. His PhD investigated the role of formula low energy diets within obese type II diabetes patients treated with insulin. 


Dr Brown qualified from Leeds Metropolitan University and furthered his studies with an MSc in Nutrition and Dietetics. He has specialised in weight management and bariatrics for the last 13 years. Dr Brown has spoken both nationally and internationally on dietary management of bariatric surgery, weight management and formula low energy diets, and is currently the Vice-Chair of the Specialist Obesity Group for the British Dietetic Association.


Dr Rachel Gibson

Dr. Rachel Gibson is a Registered Dietitian and lecturer in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at King’s College London. Rachel’s research aims to understand how occupational factors, such as the work environment and working hours influence our diet and health.

Rachel qualified as a Dietitian from King’s College London and completed her PhD at Imperial College London, where she investigated how working hours influenced dietary intake and cardio-metabolic health in British police force employees. Rachel is accredited by the British Dietetic Association Work Ready Programme to deliver corporate nutritional wellbeing programmes. As part of her academic role, Rachel actively works to strengthen the evidence around workplace nutrition and health.

Prior to training as a Dietitian, Rachel worked in senior management roles across various industries including the foodservice sector. Rachel’s business management experience, dietetic training and academic career provide a unique skill set for research and the translation of evidence to improve employee and organisational health and wellbeing.


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