Coelho, Dr Tracy

MRCPCH DCH MBBS PhDCoehlo, Dr Tracy (paediatric gastroenterology) photo





Training and education

  • MBBS (medical degree) - Goa University, India, 1999
  • DCH (diploma in child health) - Goa University, India, 2002
  • MRCPCH (member of the Royal Society of Paediatrics and Child Health) - UK, 2007
  • Specialist registrar training in paediatrics - London-KSS, 2009 to 11
  • Sub-specialty training in paediatric gastroenterology - London rotation, 2011 to 14
  • PhD (immuno-genomics of paediatric inflammatory bowel disease) - University of Southampton, 2019


  • Dave Casson clinical research fellowship


Dr Coelho joined the Trust in September 2014 as a paediatric gastroenterologist. His routine clinical work includes the care of paediatric gastroenterology inpatients, outpatient clinics, and diagnostic upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy. He sees patients with the full range of upper and lower gastroenterology problems. 

Dr Coelho has a particular interest in the management of inflammatory bowel disease and has presented and published papers in this field. He has a particular interest in research in inflammatory bowel disease and started his CICRA (Crohns in Childhood Research Association) funded research work in September 2013. The key focus of Dr Coelho’s research is on the genetics and immunology of inflammatory bowel disease.

Key achievements

  • Integrating key disciplines of genomics, immunology and paediatric gastroenterology through a collaborative approach

Awards and prizes

  • Awarded the Dave Casson clinical research fellowship in 2013 to start his research work into inflammatory bowel disease


Dr Coehlo's research focuses on the genetics and immunology of inflammatory bowel disease.

Contact details

You can contact Dr Coehlo via his secretary, Felicity Meen - email or call 023 8120 6573.